April 27, 2017

Spotted Owl Publications

Peery, M. Z., Gutiérrez, R. J., Kirby, R., LeDee, O. E., LaHaye, W. S. 2012. Climate change and spotted owls:  potentially contrasting responses in the southwestern United States. Global Change Biology 18:865-880.

Barrowclough, G. F., R. J. Gutiérrez, J. G. Groth, J. E. Lai, and D. F. Rock. 2011. The hybrid zone between northern and California spotted owls in the Cascade-Sierran suture zone.  The Condor113:581-589.

Gutiérrez, R. J., G. S. Zimmerman, and W. S. LaHaye. 2011. Breeding dispersal in an isolated population of California Spotted owls Strix occidentalis: evidence for improved reproductive output. Ibis 153:592-600.

Williams, P. J., R. J. Gutiérrez, and S. A. Whitmore.  2011. Home range and habitat selection of spotted owls in the central Sierra Nevada.  Journal of Wildlife Management 75:333-343.

Phillips, C. E., D. Tempel, R. J. Gutiérrez. 2010. Do California spotted owls select nest trees close to forest edges?  Journal of Raptor Research 44: 311-314.

MacKenzie, D. I., M.E. Seamans, R.J. Gutiérrez, and J.D. Nichols. 2010.  Investigating the population dynamics of California spotted owls without marked individuals.  J. Ornithology.

Blakesley J. A., M. E. Seamans, M. M. Conner, A. B. Franklin, G. C. White, R. J. Gutiérrez, J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, T. E. Munton, D. W. H. Shaw, J. J. Keane, G. N. Steger, T. L. McDonald. 2010. Population dynamics of Spotted Owls in the Sierra Nevada, California. Wildlife Monographs 174.

MacKenzie, D. I., J. D. Nichols, M. E. Seamans, and R. J. Gutiérrez. 2009. Modeling Species Occurrence Dynamics with Multiple States and Imperfect Detection. Ecology 90:823-825.

Gutiérrez, R. J. 2008. Spotted Owl Research: a quarter century of contributions to education, ornithology, ecology, and wildlife management. Condor 110:792-798.

Zimmerman, G. S., W. S. LaHaye, and R. J. Gutiérrez.  2007.  Finite study areas and vital rates: sampling effects on estimates of spotted owl survival and population trends. Journal of Applied Ecology 44:963-971.

Seamans, M.E., and R.J. Gutiérrez.  2007. Habitat selection in a changing environment: the relationship between habitat alteration and spotted owl territory occupancy and breeding dispersal.  Condor 109:566-576.

Buchanan, J.B., R.J. Gutiérrez, R.G. Anthony, T. Cullinan, L.V. Diller, E.D. Forsman, and A.B. Franklin.  2007.  A synopsis of suggested approaches to address potential competitive interactions between Barred Owls (Strix varia) and Spotted Owls (S. occidentalis).  Biological Invasions 9:679-691.

Nichols, J. D., J. E. Hines, D. I. Mackenzie, M. E. Seamans, and R. J. Gutiérrez.  2007. Occupancy Estimation and Modeling with Multiple States and State Uncertainty.  Ecology 88:1395-1400.

Seamans, M. E., and R. J. Gutiérrez.  2007. Sources of variability in spotted owl population growth rate: testing predictions using long-term mark-recapture data. Oecologia 152:57-70.

Gutiérrez, R. J., M. Cody, S. Courtney, and Alan B. Franklin. 2007.  The invasion of barred owls and its potential effect on the spotted owl: a conservation conundrum.  Biological Invasions 9:181-196.

Seamans, M. E., and R. J. Gutiérrez. 2006. Spatial Dispersion of Spotted Owl Sites and the role of Conspecific Attraction on Settlement Patterns.  Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution 18:99-111.

Crozier, M. E. Seamans, R. J. Gutiérrez, P. J. Loschl, R. B. Horn, S. G. Sovern, and E. D. Forsman. 2006. Does the Presence of Barred Owls Suppress the Calling Behavior of Spotted Owls?  Condor 108:760-769.

Barrowclough, G. F., J. G. Groth, L. A. Mertz, and R. J. Gutiérrez.  2006. Genetic structure of Mexican spotted owl (Strix occidentalis lucida) populations in a fragmented landscape. Auk 123:1090-1102.

Anthony, R.G., E.D. Forsman, A.B. Franklin, D.R. Anderson, K.P. Burnham, G.C. White, C.J. Schwarz, J. Nichols, J.E. Hines, G.S. Olson, S.H. Ackers, S. Andrews, B.L. Biswell, P.C. Carlson, L.V. Diller, K.M. Dugger, K.E. Fehring, T.L. Fleming, R.P. Gerhardt, S.A. Gremel, R.J. Gutiérrez, P.J. Happe, D.R. Herter, J.M. Higley, R.B. Horn, L.L. Irwin, P.J. Loschl, J.A. Reid, and S.G. Sovern. 2006. Status and trends in demography of Northern Spotted Owls, 1985-2003.  Wildlife Monographs 163.

LaHaye, W. S., and R. J. Gutiérrez. 2005. The spotted owl in Southern California: ecology and special concerns for the maintenance of a forest-dwelling species in a human-dominated desert landscape.  In Kus, B. E., and J. L. Beyers (Technical Coordinators. Planning for biodiversity: bringing research and management together.  U.S. Forest Service, Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR 195.

Crozier, M. L., M. E. Seamans, and R. J. Gutiérrez. 2005. The effect of broadcasting Great Horned Owl vocalizations on Spotted Owl vocal responsiveness.  Journal of Raptor Research 39:111-118.

Barrowclough, G. F., J. G. Groth, L. A. Mertz, and R. J. Gutiérrez. 2005. Genetic structure, introgression, and a narrow hybrid zone between northern and California spotted owls (Strix occidentalis). Molecular Ecology 14:1109-1120.

Gutiérrez, R. J., and G. F. Barrowclough.  2005. Redefining the distributional boundaries of the Northern and California spotted owls: implications for conservation. Condor 107:182-187.

Bond, M., M. E. Seamans, and R. J. Gutiérrez.  2004. Modeling nesting habitat selection of California spotted owls (Strix occidentalis occidentalis) in the central Sierra Nevada using standard forestry inventory metrics.  Forest Science 50:773-780.

May, C. A., M. Petersburg, and R. J. Gutiérrez.  2004. Mexican spotted owl nest- and roost-site habitat in northern Arizona.  Journal of Wildlife Management 68:1054-1064.

LaHaye, W. S., G. S. Zimmerman, and R. J. Gutiérrez. 2004. Temporal variation in the vital rates of an insular population of spotted owls (Strix occidentalis occidentalis): contrasting effects of weather.  Auk 121:1056-1069.

Washburn, B. E., D. J. Tempel, J. J. Millspaugh, R. J. Gutiérrez, and M. E. Seamans. 2004. Factors related to fecal estrogens and fecal testosterone in California Spotted Owls. Condor 106:567-579.

Gutiérrez, R. J. Science and the conservation of the California spotted owl. 2004.   p 317-327 In Chancellor, R, D., and B. U. Meyburg (editors). Raptors Worldwide. Proceedings, World Birds of Prey Conference VI, Budapest.

Tempel, D. J., and R. J. Gutiérrez.  2004. Factors related to fecal corticosterone levels in California spotted owls: implications for assessing chronic stress. Conservation Biology 18:1-11.

Franklin, A. B., R. J. Gutiérrez, J. D. Nichols, M. E. Seamans, G. C. White, G. S. Zimmerman, J. E. Hines, T. E. Munton, W. S. LaHaye, J. A. Blakesley, G. N. Steger, B. R. Noon, D. W. H. Shaw, J. J. Keane, T. R. McDonald, and S. Britting. 2004. Population dynamics of the California spotted owl (Strix occidentalis occidentalis): a meta-analysis.  Ornithological Monographs 54.

Crozier, M. L., M. E. Seamans, and R. J. Gutiérrez. 2003. Forest Owls detected in the central Sierra Nevada.  Western Birds 34:149-156.

Tempel, D., and R. J. Gutiérrez.  2003. Fecal Corticosterone Levels in California Spotted Owls Exposed to Low-intensity Chainsaw sound. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31:698-702.

Zimmerman, G. S., W. S. LaHaye, and R. J. Gutiérrez.  2003. Empirical support for a despotic distribution in a California spotted owl population.  Behavioral Ecology 14:433-437.

May, C. A., and R. J. Gutiérrez.  2002.  Habitat associations of Mexican spotted owl nest and roost sites in central Arizona. Wilson Bulletin 114:457-466.

Bond, M. L., R. J. Gutiérrez, A. B. Franklin, W. S. LaHaye, C. A. May, and M. E. Seamans.  2002. Short-term effects of wildfires on spotted owl survival, site fidelity, mate fidelity, and reproductive success.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 30:1022-1028.

Franklin, A. B., and R. J. Gutiérrez.  2002.  Spotted owls, forest fragmentation, and forest heterogeneity. Studies in Avian Biology 25:203-220.

Smith, R. B., W. S. LaHaye, R. J. Gutiérrez, and G. S. Zimmerman.  2002. Spatial habitat characteristics of an insular Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis) population in southern California. Pp.137-147 in ‘Ecology and conservation of owls’, eds. I. Newton, R. Kavanagh, J. Olson % I. Taylor. Collingwood, Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

Seamans, M. E., R. J. Gutiérrez, and C. A. May. 2002. Mexican spotted owl (Strix occidentalis) population dyanmics: influence of climatic variation on survival and reproduction. Auk 119:321-334.

LaHaye, W. S., R. J. Gutiérrez, and J. R. Dunk. 2001. Natal dispersal of the spotted owl in southern California: dispersal profile of an insular population.  Condor 103:691-700.

Zimmerman, G. S., W. S. LaHaye, and R. J. Gutiérrez. 2001. Breeding-season home ranges of spotted owls in the San Bernardino Mountains, California. Western Birds 32:83-87.

Seamans, M. E., R. J. Gutiérrez, C. A. Moen, M. Z. Peery. 2001. Spotted owl demography in the central Sierra Nevada. Journal of Wildlife Management 65:425-431.

Franklin, A. B., D. R. Anderson, R. J. Gutiérrez, and K. P. Burnham. 2000. Climate, habitat quality, and fitness in northern spotted owl populations in northwestern California.  Ecological Monographs 70: 539-590.

LaHaye, W. S., and R. J. Gutiérrez. 1999. Nest sites and nesting habitat of the northern spotted owl in northwestern California.  Condor 101:324-330.

Seamans, M. E., R. J. Gutiérrez, C. May, and M. Z. Peery.  1999. Demography of two Mexican spotted owl populations. Conservation Biology 13: 744-754.

Seamans, M. E., and R. J. Gutiérrez. 1999. Diet composition and reproductive success of Mexican spotted owls. J. Raptor Research 33: 143-148.

Barrowclough, G. F., R. J. Gutiérrez, and J. G. Groth. 1999. Phylogeography of spotted owl (Strix occidentalis) populations based on mitochondrial DNA sequences: gene flow, genetic structure, and a novel biogeographic pattern. Evolution 53:919-931.

Smith, R. B., M. Z. Peery, R. J. Gutiérrez, and W. S. LaHaye.  1999.  The relationship between spotted owl diet and reproductive success in the San Bernardino Mountains, California.  Wilson Bull. 111:22-29.

Peery, Z. M., R. J. Gutiérrez, and M. E. Seamans. 1999.  Landscape-scale habitat selection by Mexican spotted owls in the Tularosa Mountains, New Mexico.  J. Wildl. Manage. 63:36-43.

Leskiw, T., and R. J. Gutiérrez.  1998  Possible predation of a spotted owl by a barred owl.  Western Birds 29:225-226.

Gutiérrez, R. J., J. Price, G. Chávez-León, J. E. Hunter.  1998. Characteristics of spotted owl habitat in anthropogenically disturbed landscapes in northwestern California.  J. Raptor Research 32:104-110.

Ward, J. P. Jr., R. J. Gutiérrez, and B. R. Noon. 1998. Habitat selection by northern spotted owls: the consequences of prey selection and distribution. Condor 100:79-92.

Dark, S. J., R. J. Gutiérrez, and G. I. Gould. 1998. The invasion of the barred owl in California: potential impacts on the spotted owl. Auk 115:50-56.

Moen, C. A., and R. J. Gutiérrez. 1997.  California spotted owl habitat selection in the central Sierra Nevada.  J. Wildlife Management 61:1281-1287.

LaHaye, W. S., R. J. Gutiérrez, and D. R. Call.  1997. Nest-site selection and reproductive success of California spotted owls.  Wilson Bull. 109:42-51.

Gutiérrez, R. J., and S. Harrison. 1996. Applying metapopulation theory to spotted owl management: a history and critique.  Pp. 167-185. In McCullough, D. (ed.).  Metapopulations and Wildlife Conservation. Island Press, Covelo, CA.

Kristan, D.M., R. J. Gutiérrez and A. B. Franklin. 1996. Adaptive significance of growth patterns in juvenile spotted owls.  Can. J. Zool. 74:1882-1886.

Rinkevich, S. E., and R. J. Gutiérrez.  1996. Mexican spotted owl habitat characteristics in Zion National Park.  J. Raptor Research 30:74-78.

Gutiérrez, R. J. 1996. Biology of the Spotted Owl. Studies in Avian Biology 17:2-5.

Gutiérrez, R. J., E. D. Forsman, A. B. Franklin, and E. C. Meslow.  1996.  The role of demographic studies in the management of spotted owls. Studies in Avian Biology 17:6-11.

Franklin, A. B., R. J. Gutiérrez, B. R. Noon, and J. P. Ward.  1996.  Demographic characteristics and trends of northern spotted owl populations in northwestern California. Studies in Avian Biology 17:83-91

May, C. A., M. Z. Peery, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. E. Seamans, and D. R. Olson. 1996. Feasibility of a random quadrat study design to estimate changes in density of Mexican spotted owls. U. S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Res. Paper. Ft. Collins, Colorado.

Gutiérrez, R. J., M. E. Seamans, and M. Z. Peery. 1995. Intermountain movement by Mexican spotted owls (Strix occidentalis lucida). Great Basin Naturalist 56:87-89.

Seamans, M. E., and R. J. Gutiérrez.  1995. Breeding habitat of the Mexican spotted owl in the Tularosa Mountains, New Mexico.  Condor 97:944-952.

Hunter, J. E., R. J. Gutiérrez, A. B. Franklin.  1995. Habitat configuration around spotted owl sites in northwestern California.  Condor 97:684-693.

Gutiérrez, R. J., A. B. Franklin, and W. S. LaHaye. 1995. Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis). In A. Poole and F. Gill (eds.). The Birds of North America No. 179: Life Histories for the 21st Century. The Philadelphia Academy of Sciences and The American Ornithologists’ Union, Washington, D. C.

Hunter, J. E., R. J. Gutiérrez, A. B. Franklin, and D. Olson. 1994. Ectoparasites of the spotted owl. J. Raptor Research 28:232-235.

LaHaye, W. S., R. J. Gutiérrez, and H. R. Akçakaya.  1994.  Spotted owl metapopulation dynamics in southern California. J. Anim. Ecol. 63: 775-785.

Gutiérrez, R. J.  1994. Conservation planning: lessons from the spotted owl. Pages 51-58. In Covington, W.W., and L.F. DeBano (tech. coords.). Sustainable ecological systems: implementing an ecological approach to land management. 1993 July 12-15; Flagstaff, AZ. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-247. Fort Collins, CO. U.S. Dept. of Agric., Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 363 pp.

Gutiérrez, R. J.  1994. Changes in the distribution and abundance of spotted owls during the past century. Studies in Avian Biology 15:293-300.

Call, D. R., R. J. Gutiérrez, and J. Verner.  1992.  Foraging habitat and home-range characteristics of California spotted owls in the Sierra Nevada.  Condor 94:880-888.

Verner, J., R. J. Gutiérrez, and G. I. Gould, Jr.  1992.  The California spotted owl: general biology and ecological relations.  Pages 55-77.  In Verner, J. et al. [eds].  The California spotted owl: a technical assessment of its current status.  U.S.D.A. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. Gen Tech. Rept. PSW-GTR-133.

Verner, J., K. S. McKelvey, B. R. Noon, R. J. Gutiérrez, G. I. Gould, Jr., and T. W. Beck.  1992. Assessment of the current status of the California spotted owl, with recommendations for management. Pages 3-26.  In Verner, J. et al. [eds].  The California spotted owl: a technical assessment of its current status.  U.S.D.A. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. Gen Tech. Rept. PSW-GTR-133.

Gutiérrez, R. J., J. Verner, K. S. McKelvey, B. R. Noon, G. S. Steger, D. R. Call, W. S. LaHaye, B. B. Bingham, and J. S. Senser.  1992.  Habitat relations of the California spotted owl.  Pages 79-147.  In Verner, J. et al. [eds].  The California spotted owl: a technical assessment of its current status.  U.S.D.A. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station.  Gen. Tech. Rept. PSW-GTR-133.

Noon, B. R., K. S. McKelvey, D. Lutz, W. S. LaHaye, R. J. Gutiérrez, and C. A. Moen.  1992.  Estimates of demographic parameters and rates of population change.  Pages 175-186.  In Verner, J. et al. [eds].  The California spotted owl: a technical assessment of its current status.  U.S.D.A. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station.  Gen. Tech. Rept. PSW-GTR-133.

LaHaye, W., R. J. Gutiérrez, and D. R. Call.  1992.  Demography of an insular population of spotted owls (Strix occidentalis occidentalis).  Pages 803-814. In D. R. McCullough and R. H. Barrett.  Wildlife 2001.  Elsevier Press, New York.

Bias, M. A., and R. J. Gutiérrez.  1992.  Habitat associations of California spotted owls in the central Sierra Nevada.  J. Wildl. Manage. 56:584-595.

Blakesley, J. A., A. B. Franklin, and R. J. Gutiérrez.  1992.  Spotted owl roost and nest site selection in northwestern California.  J. Wildl. Manage. 56:388-392.

Moen, C. A., Franklin, A. B., and R. J. Gutiérrez.  1991.  Age determination of subadult northern spotted owls in northwest California. Wildlife Society Bulletin 19:489-493.

Block, W. M., L. A. Brennan, and R. J. Gutiérrez.  1991.  Ecomorphological relationships of a guild of ground-foraging birds in northern California, USA.  Oecologia 87:449-458.

Ward, J. P., Jr., A. B. Franklin, and R. J. Gutiérrez. 1991. Using search time and regression to estimate abundance of territorial spotted owls.  Ecological Applications 1:207-214.

Barrowclough, G. F., and R. J. Gutiérrez. 1990. Genetic variation and differentiation in the spotted owl (Strix occidentalis).  Auk 107:737-744.

Blakesley, J. A., A. B. Franklin, and R. J. Gutiérrez. 1990.  Sexual dimorphism in northern spotted owls (Strix occidentalis caurina) from northwest California.  J. Field Ornith. 61:320-327.

Solis, D. M., and R. J. Gutiérrez.  1990.  Summer habitat ecology of the spotted owl in northwestern California.  Condor 92:.739-748.

Gutiérrez, R. J., and J. Pritchard. 1990.  Distribution, density and age structure of spotted owls on two southern California habitat islands.  Condor 92:491-495.

Franklin, A. B., J. P. Ward, Jr., R. J. Gutiérrez, and G. I. Gould Jr. 1990. Density of northern spotted owls in northwest California.  J. Wildl. Manage.  54:1-10.

Gutiérrez, R. J. 1989.  Hematozoa from the spotted owl.  J. Wildl. Diseases 25:614-618.

Block, W. M., L. A. Brennan, and R. J. Gutiérrez.  1987.  Evaluation of guild-indicator species for use in resource management.  Envir. Manage. 11:265-269.

Swallow, S. K., R. J. Gutiérrez, and R. A. Howard, Jr.  1986.  Primary cavity-site selection by birds.  J. Wildlife Manage. 54:576-583.

Gutiérrez, R. J.  1986.  A review of the recent research on the northern spotted owl.  Oregon Birds 12:105-117.

Brennan, L. A., W. M. Block, and R. J. Gutiérrez.  1986.  The use of multivariate statistics for developing habitat suitability index models.  Pages 177-182.  In:  Verner, J., et al.  Eds.  Wildlife 2000:  Modeling Habitat Relationships of Terrestrial Vertebrates.  University of Wisconsin Press, Madison.  470 p.

Block, W. M., L. A. Brennan, and R. J. Gutiérrez.  1986.  The use of guilds and guild-indicator species for assessing habitat suitability.  Pages 109-113.  In:  Verner, J., et al.  Eds.  Wildlife 2000:  Modeling Habitat Relationships of Terrestrial Vertebrates.  University of Wisconsin Press, Madison.  470 p.

Gutiérrez, R. J.  1985.  Information and Research Needs for Spotted Owl Management.  In:  Gutiérrez, R. J., and A. B. Carey.  Tech. eds.  Ecology and Management of Spotted Owls in the Pacific Northwest.  U.S.D.A. Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station.  Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW. 185:115-118.

Gutiérrez, R. J., A. B. Franklin, W. LaHaye, V. J. Meretsky, and J. Patrick Ward.  1985.  Juvenile spotted owl dispersal in northwestern California:  Preliminary results.  In:  Gutiérrez, R. J., and A. B. Carey.  Tech. eds.  Ecology and Management of Spotted Owls in the Pacific Northwest.  U.S.D.A. Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station.  Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW. 185:60-65.

Gutiérrez, R. J.  1985.  An overview of recent research on the spotted owl.  In:  Gutiérrez, R. J., and A. B. Carey.  Tech. eds.  Ecology and Management of Spotted Owls in the Pacific Northwest.  U.S.D.A. Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station.  Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW 185:39-49.

Gutiérrez, R. J., D. M. Solis, and C. Sisco.  1984.  Habitat ecology of the spotted owl in northwestern California:  Implications for management.  In:  Proc. Conv. Amer. Soc. For. Portland, Oregon.  368-373.