Dyson ME, Slattery SM, Fedy BC. In Press. Effects of oil and gas development on duck nest survival in the Western Boreal Forest. Avian Conservation and Ecology.


Kirol, CP, BC Fedy. 2023. Using individual-based habitat selection analyses to understand the nuances of habitat use in an anthropogenic landscape: a case study using greater sage-grouse trying to raise young in an oil and gas field. Wildlife Biology. e01111 EDITOR'S CHOICE.

Johstone, RPH, ME Dyson, SM Slattery, BC Fedy. 2023. Multi-level habitat selection of boreal breeding mallards. Journal of Wildlife Management.

Johstone, RPH, ME Dyson, SM Slattery, BC Fedy. 2023. Multi-scale landscape effects on incubation behaviours in boreal nesting ducks. Wildfowl 73: 181-209.

Cross, TB, JD Tack, DE Naugle, MK Schwartz, KE Doherty, SJ Oyler-McCance, RD Pritchert, BC Fedy. 2023. The ties that bird the sagebrush biome: integrating genetic connectivity into range-wide conservation of greater sage-grouse. Royal Society Open Science.

Zimmerman, SJ, CL Aldridge, MS O'Donnell, DR Edmunds, PS Coates, BG Prochazka, JA Fike, TB Cross, BC Fedy, SJ Oyler-McCance. 2023. A genetic warning system for hieararchically structured wildlife monitoring framework. Ecological Applications.


Oyler-McCance, SJ, Cross TB, Row JR, Schwartz MK, Naugle DE, Fike JA, Winiarski K, and Fedy BC. 2022. New strategies for characterizing genetic structure in wide-ranging , continuously distributed species : A Greater Sage-grouse case study. PLoS ONE 17:e0274189.

Priadka P, Brown GS, Fedy BC, Mallory FF. 2022. When can model-based estimates replace surveys of wildlife populations that span many discrete management units? Ecological Solutions and Evidence 3: e4034.

Row JR, Holloran MF, Fedy BC. 2022. Quantifying the temporal stability in seasonal habitat for sage-grouse using a regression and ensemble tree approach. Ecosphere. 13: e4034.

Dyson ME, Slattery SM, Fedy BC. 2022. Multiscale nest-site selection of ducks in the western boreal forest of Alberta. Ecology and Evolution 12: e9139.


Kirol CP, Fedy BC. 2021. Does habitat reclamation following energy development benefit songbird nest survival? Avian Conservation and Ecology. 16: 3.


Barlow NL, Kirol CP, Fedy BC. 2020. Avian community response to landscape-scale habitat reclamation. Biological Conservation. 252: 108850.

Dyson ME, Slattery SM, Fedy BC. 2020. Nest predators of ducks in the boreal forest. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 44: 631-639.

Dyson ME, Slattery SM, Fedy BC. 2020. There and back again: an observation of female mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) movement following a failed breeding attempt across the boreal forest and prairie pothole biomes. Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 132: 441-447

Maddalena M, Row JR, Dyson ME, Blouin-Demers G, Fedy BC. 2020. Movement and habitat selection of eastern milksnakes (Lampropeltis triangulum) at intact and fragmented sites. Copeia. 108: 847-854.

Kirol CP, Kessler DC, Walker BL, Fedy BC. 2020. Coupling tracking technologies to maximize efficiency in avian research. Wildlife Society Bulletin 44(2): 406-415. doi: 10.1002/wsb.1092


Dyson ME, Slattery SM, Fedy BC. 2019. Microhabitat nest‐site selection by ducks in the boreal forest. Journal of Field Ornithology 90(4): 348-360. doi: 10.1111/jofo.12314

Barlow NL, Kirol CP, Doherty KE, Fedy BC. 2019. Evaluation of the umbrella species concept at fine spatial scales. Journal of Wildlife Management 84(2): 237-248. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.21791

Tack JD, Noon BR, Bowen ZH, Fedy BC. 2019. Ecosystem processes, land cover, climate, and human settlement shape dynamic distributions for golden eagle across the western US. Animal Conservation 23(1): 72-82. doi: 10.1111/acv.12511 [PDF]


Cox AR, Robertson RJ, Fedy BC, Rendell WB, Bonier F. 2018. Demographic drivers of local population decline in tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) in Ontario, Canada. The Condor 120(4): 842-851. doi: 10.1650/CONDOR-18-42.1

Sutphin AL, Maechtle TL, Kirol CP, Fedy BC. 2018. A mobile tool for capturing greater sage-grouse. Wildlife Society Bulletin 42(3): 504-509. doi: 10.1002/wsb.899

Langin KM, Aldridge CL, Fike JA, Cornman RS, Martin KM, Wann GT, Seglund AR, Schroeder MA, Benson DP, Fedy BC, Young JR, Wilson S, Braun CE, Oyler-McCance SJ. 2018. Characterizing range-wide population divergence in an alpine-endemic bird: a comparison of genetic and genomic approaches. Conservation Genetics 19: 1471-1485. doi: 10.1007/s10592-018-1115-2

Dyson ME, Schummer ML, Barney TS, Fedy BC, Henry HAL, Petrie SA. 2018. Survival and habitat selection of wood duck ducklings. Journal of Wildlife Management 82(8): 1725-1735. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.21508

Cross TB, Schwartz MK, Naugle DE, Fedy BC, Row JR, Oyler-McCance SJ. 2018. The genetic network of greater sage-grouse: range-wide identification of keystone hubs of connectivity. Ecology and Evolution 8(11): 5394-5412. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4056  [PDF]

Row JR, Doherty KE, Cross TB, Schwartz MK, Oyler-McCance SJ, Naugle DE, Knick S, Fedy BC. 2018. Quantifying functional connectivity: the role of breeding habitat, abundance, and landscape features on range-wide gene flow in sage-grouse. Evolutionary Applications 11(8): 1305-1321. doi: 10.1111/eva.12627

Burkhalter C, Holloran MJ, Fedy BC, Copeland HE, Crabtree RL, Michel NL, Jay SC, Rutledge BA, Holloran AG. 2018. Landscape-scale habitat assessment for an imperiled avian species. Animal Conservation 21(3): 241-251. doi: 10.1111/acv.12382

Fedy BC, Devries JH, Howerter DW, Row JR. 2018. Distribution of priority grassland bird habitats in the Prairie Pothole Region of Canada. Avian Conservation and Ecology 13(1): 4. doi: 10.5751/ACE-01143-130104  [PDF]

Watchorn RT, Maechtle TL, Fedy BC. 2018. Assessing the efficacy of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas) for mosquito control. Plos One 13(4): e0194304. doi: 10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0194304  [PDF]


Row JR, Fedy BC. 2017. Spatial and temporal variation in the range-wide cyclic dynamics of greater sage-grouse. Oecologia 185: 687-698. doi: 10.1007/s00442-017-3970-9

Tack JD, Noon BR, Bowen ZH, Strybos L, Fedy BC. 2017. No substitute for survival: Perturbation analyses using a golden eagle population model reveal limits to managing for take. Journal of Raptor Research 51(3): 258-272. doi: 10.3356/JRR-16-32.1  [PDF]

Row JR, Knick ST, Oyler-McCance SJ, Lougheed SC, Fedy BC. 2017. Developing approaches for linear mixed modeling in landscape genetics through landscape-directed dispersal simulations. Ecology and Evolution 7(11): 3751-3761. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2825  [PDF]

Fedy BC, Row JR, Oyler-McCance SJ. 2017. Integration of genetic and demographic data to assess population risk in a continuously distributed species. Conservation Genetics 18: 89-104. doi: 10.1007/s10592-016-0885-7


Doherty KE, Evans JS, Coates PS, Juliusson L, Fedy BC. 2016. Importance of regional variation in conservation planning: a range-wide example of the greater sage-grouse. Ecosphere 7(10): e01462. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.1462  [PDF]

Row JR, Oyler-McCance SJ, Fedy BC. 2016. Differential influences of local subpopulations on regional diversity and differentiation for greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus). Molecular Ecology 25(18): 4424-4437. doi: 10.1111/mec.13776


O’Donnell MS, Aldridge CL, Doherty KE, Fedy BC. 2015. Wyoming greater sage-grouse habitat prioritization—a collection of multi-scale seasonal models and geographic information systems land management tools. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 891, 28p. doi: 10.3133/ds891  [PDF]

Drum RG, Loesch CR, Carrlson KM, Doherty KE, Fedy BC. 2015. Assessing the biological benefits of the USDA-Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) for waterfowl and grassland passerines in the Prairie Pothole Region of the United States: spatial analyses for targeting CRP to maximize benefits for migratory birds. U.S. Department of Agriculture-Farm Service Agency, 105p. [PDF]

Holloran MJ, Fedy BC, Dahlke J. 2015. Winter habitat use of greater sage-grouse relative to activity levels at natural gas well pads. Journal of Wildlife Management 79(4): 630-640. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.877

Fedy BC, Kirol CP, Sutphin AL, Maechtle TL. 2015. The influence of mitigation on sage-grouse habitat selection within an energy development field. Plos One 10(4): e0121603. doi: 10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0121603  [PDF]

Fedy BC, O’Donnell M, Bowen Z. 2015. Large-scale control site selection for population monitoring: an example assessing sage-grouse trends. Wildlife Society Bulletin 39(4): 700-712. doi: 10.1002/wsb.601

Tack JD, Fedy BC. 2015. Landscapes for energy and wildlife: conservation prioritization for golden eagles across large spatial scales. Plos One 10(8): e0134781. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134781  [PDF]

Row JR, Oyler-McCance SJ, Fike JA, O’Donnell M, Doherty KE, Aldridge CL, Bowen Z, Fedy BC. 2015. Landscape characteristics influencing the genetic structure of greater sage-grouse within the stronghold of their range: a holistic modeling approach. Ecology and Evolution 5(19): 1955-1969. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1479  [PDF]

Burrell KG, Murphy SD, Fedy BC. 2015. Diversity and abundance of landbirds in spring reorientation flights in the Pelee region. Ontario Birds 33(3): 70-82. [PDF]


Fedy BC, Doherty KE, Aldridge CL, O’Donnell M, Beck JL, Bedrosian B, Gummer D, Holloran MJ, Johnson GD, Kaczor NW, Kirol CP, Mandich CA, Marshall D, Mckee G, Olson C, Pratt AC, Swanson CC, Walker BL. 2014. Habitat prioritization across large landscapes, multiple seasons, and novel areas: an example using greater sage-grouse in Wyoming. Wildlife Monographs 190(1): 1-39. doi: 10.1002/wmon.1014


Oyler-McCance SJ, Fedy BC, Landguth EL. 2013. Sample design effects in landscape genetics. Conservation Genetics 14: 275-285. doi: 10.1007/s10592-012-0415-1  [PDF]


Fedy BC, Aldridge CL, Doherty KE, O’Donnell M, Beck JL, Bedrosian B, Holloran MJ, Johnson GD, Kaczor NW, Kirol CP, Mandich CA, Marshall D, Mckee G, Olson C, Swanson CC, Walker B. 2012. Interseasonal movements of greater sage-grouse, migratory behaviour, and an assessment of the core regions concept in Wyoming. Journal of Wildlife Management 76(5): 1062-1071. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.337  [PDF]


Landguth EL, Fedy BC, Garey AL, Oyler-McCance SJ, Emel SL, Mumma M, Wagner HH, Fortin MJ, Cushman SA. 2011. Effects of sample size, number of markers, and allelic richness on the detection of spatial genetic pattern. Molecular Ecology Resources 12(2): 276-284. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03077.x  [PDF].

Fedy BC, Doherty KE. 2011. Population cycles are highly correlated over long time series and large spatial scales in two unrelated species: greater sage-grouse and cottontail rabbits. Oecologia 165: 915-924. doi: 10.1007/s00442-010-1768-0   [PDF]

Fedy BC, Aldridge CL. 2011. The importance of within-year repeated counts and the influence of scale on long-term monitoring of sage-grouse. Journal of Wildlife Management 75(5): 1022-1033. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.155  [PDF]

Fedy BC, Martin K. 2011. The influence of fine-scale habitat features on regional variation in population performance in alpine white-tailed ptarmigan. The Condor 113(2): 306-315. doi: 10.1525/cond.2011.100070  [PDF]


Wong MML, Fedy BC, Wilson S, Martin K. 2009. Adoption in rock and white-tailed ptarmigan. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121(3): 638-641. doi: 10.1676/08-029.1  [PDF]

Fedy BC, Martin TE. 2009. Male songbirds provide indirect parental care by guarding females during incubation. Behavioral Ecology 20(5): 1034-1038.  doi: 10.1093/beheco/arp094  [PDF]


Fedy BC, Martin K, Ritland C, Young J. 2008. Genetic and ecological data provide incongruent interpretations of population structure and dispersal in naturally subdivided populations of white-tailed ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura). Molecular Ecology 17(8): 1905-1917. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294x.2008.03720.x  [PDF]


Fedy BC, Stutchbury BJM. 2006. Testosterone does not increase in response to con specific challenges in the white-bellied antbird (Myrmeciza longipes), a resident tropical passerine. The Auk 123(1): 61-66. doi: 10.1093/auk/123.1.61  [PDF]


Stutchbury BJM, Woolfenden BE, Fedy BC, Morton ES. 2005. Nonbreeding territorial behaviour of two congeneric antbirds, chestnut-backed antbird (Myrmeciza exsul) and white-bellied antbird (M. longipes). Ornitologia Neotropical 16(3): 397-404. [PDF]

Fedy BC, Stutchbury BJM. 2005. Territory defence in tropical birds: Are females as aggressive as males?Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 58(4): 414-422. doi: 10.1007/s00265-005-0928-4 [PDF]


Fedy BC, Stutchbury BJM. 2004. Territory switching and floating in a resident tropical passerine, the white-bellied antbird (Myrmeciza longipes). The Auk 121(2): 486-496. doi: 10.1642/0004-8038(2004)121%5B0486:TSAFIW%5D2.0.CO;2  [PDF]


Fedy BC, Norris DR, Stutchbury BJM. 2002. Do male hooded warblers guard their mates when their paternity is most at risk? Journal of Field Ornithology 73(4): 420-426. doi: 10.1648/0273-8570-73.4.420   [PDF]