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Bibliography of Literature and Research on the Genus Sialia

Prepared by Leon R. Latimer, State University of New York at Cobleskill;  Nancy E. Niles, State University of New York at Cobleskill and Theodore W. Gutzke, USFWS, Medicine Lake NWR, Medicine Lake, MT (5/99)

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SALT, G. W. 1953. An ecological analysis of three California avifaunas. Condor 55:258-273.

_____. 1957. An analysis of avifaunas in the Teton Mountains and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Condor 59:373-393.

SALT, W. R. 1978. Another record of the eastern bluebird in Alberta. Calgary Field Naturalist 9:194.

SAMSON, F. B. 1979. Lowland hardwood bird communities. In Management of North Central and Northeastern Forests for Non-game Birds. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report NC-51.

SAUER, J. R., AND S. DROEGE. 1990. Recent population trends of the eastern bluebird. Wilson Bulletin 102:239-252.

SAUNDERS, A. A. 1919. The summer birds of the northern Adirondack Mountains. Roosevelt Wild Life Bulletin 5:327-499.

SAUNDERS, W. E. 1887. The bluebird as a mimic. Ornithologist Oologist 12:61-62.

SAVERENO, A. J. 1991. Seasonal home ranges of the habitat use by eastern bluebirds. Thesis, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA.

SCHAEFER, C. 1984. Bluebird rehabilitation. Sialia 6:100-101.

SCHAR, K. 1996. A bluebird paradise: The Merit Club. Sialia 18:135-136.

SCHARABOK, K. 1997. How to establish a bluebird trail. Countryside & Small Stock Journal 81:56.

SCHMIDT, T. M. 1993. Use of the Mayfield Method to predict daily survival for eastern bluebirds in Jackson County, Michigan. Sialia 15:83-90.

SCHREIBER, E. D. 1938. Bluebird "Better Housing" project. Migrant 9:4-6.

SCHUTSKY, R. M. 1980. Helping behavior of the juvenile eastern bluebird. Sialia 2:91-93.

SCHWILLING, M. D. 1990. Tree swallows nesting in bluebird nest boxes in Kansas. Kansas Ornithological Society Bulletin 41:24.

SCOTT, A. L. 1906. Nature's early quests. American Ornithologist 6:65-68.

SCOTT, L. 1966. Eastern bluebirds nesting at Indian Head. Blue Jay 24:186-187.

_____. 1971. Male eastern bluebird assists female mountain bluebird in raising young. Blue Jay 29:126-127.

_____. 1979. Mountain bluebird. Canadian Wildlife Service, Catalog No. CW69-4/62, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

_____. 1987. Bring back the bluebirds. Sialia 9:29-31.

_____, AND J. LANE. 1974. Mountain bluebird travels 130 miles to renest. Blue Jay 32:44-45.

SCOTT, M. A., J. L. LOCKWOOD, AND M. P. MOULTON. 1993. Effects of microhabitat on nest box selection and annual productivity of eastern bluebirds (Sialia sialis) in southeastern Georgia. Texas Journal of Science 45:77-86.

SCOTT, V. E. 1978. Characteristics of ponderosa pine snags used by cavity nesting birds in Arizona. Journal of Forestry 76:26-28.

_____, AND D. R. PATTON. 1975. Cavity nesting birds of Arizona and New Mexico forests. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report RM-10.

_____, K. E. EVANS, D. R. PATTON, AND C. P. STONE. 1977. Cavity-nesting birds of North American forests. U. S. Forest Service Agricultural Handbook 511, Washington D.C., USA.

SCRIVEN, D. H. 1989. Bluebird trails in the upper midwest: a guide to successful trail management. Bluebird Recovery Committee of the Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

_____. 1993. Bluebird trails - a guide to success. Bluebird Recovery Committee of The Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

_____. 1997. Stalk the tubes: prevent bluebird deaths. Sialia 19:4

_____. 1998. The Peterson bluebird nest box. Sialia 20:103-104.

SEDLACEK, J. R. 1987. Experimenting with raccoon guards. Sialia 9:83-85.

SEIDENSTICKER, J. C., I. V. KILHAM, AND L. KILHAM. 1969. A device for examining nesting cavities. Bird-Banding 39:228-230.

SHACKFORD, J. S., AND W. M. GRIGSBY. 1993. Mountain bluebird nests in Cimarron County. Bulletin - Oklahoma Ornithological Society 26:7.

SHALAWAY, S. 1997. Creating a summer bird oasis. WildBird 11:26-29.

SHANTZ, B. R. 1986. Mountain bluebird management. Deer Ridge Consulting Ltd., Lacombe, Alberta, Canada.

_____. 1986. A history of the Ellis Bird Farm. Sialia 8:143-146.

SHELDON, D. E. JR. 1995. Utility pole bluebirding. Sialia 17:102-106.

_____. 1997. If you feed them...they will come! (a bluebirder's guide to winter birdfeeding). Sialia 19:5-7.

SHERMAN, A. R. 1925. Down with the house wren boxes. Wilson Bulletin 37:5-12.

_____. 1925. The problem of the house wren. Bird-Lore 27:97-100.

SIMPKIN, J. L. 1992. Multiple parentage in mountain bluebirds (Sialia currucoides): an analysis using DNA fingerprinting. Thesis, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA.

_____, AND A. A. GUBANICH. 1991. Ash-throated fly-catchers (Myiarchus cinerascens) raise mountain bluebird (Sialia currucoides) young. Condor 93:461-462.

SIMS, M. D. 1983. Breeding success and nest site characteristics of the western bluebird on Parrett Mountain. Thesis, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA.

SIMS, R. A. 1995. Fire ant predation on blowfly larvae in a bluebird nest box. Sialia 17:96.

_____. 1998. Use of a bluebird nest box by red-headed woodpeckers. Sialia 20:51.

SINDELAR, C. 1967. Eastern bluebird versus meadow vole. Passenger Pigeon 29:115.

SINNOTT, R. J. 1981. Ecology and management of the eastern bluebird in Missouri. Thesis, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA.

SISTER BARBARA ANN.. 1970. Five years' experience with a bluebird population. Maryland Birdlife 26:81-92.

SKADSEN, D. 1989. The Waubay bluebird trail: 1988 breeding season. South Dakota Bird Notes 41:24-25.

_____. 1990. The Waubay bluebird trail: 1989 breeding season. South Dakota Bird Notes 42:52-54.

_____. 1991. The Waubay bluebird trail: 1990 breeding season. South Dakota Bird Notes 43:52-53

SKAGGS, M. B. 1975. Happenings at a bluebird nest box in 1974. Inland Bird Banding News 47:43-49.

SKUTCH, A. F. 1961. Helpers among birds. Condor 63:198-226.

SLOAN, N. F. 1970. An experimental nesting box. Inland Bird Banding News 42:130-131.

_____. 1980. Eastern bluebird home range determination using radio telemetry. Inland Bird Banding 52:20-22.

_____, AND D. J. CARLSON. 1980. Eastern bluebird home range determination using radio telemetry. Inland Bird Banding 52:20-22.

SMART, M. F. 1905. Maine bird notes. American Ornithologist 5:209-212.

SMITH, A., N. LANE, H. PATMORE, B. ROBINSON, D. BARNES, AND M. MCCOWAN. 1984. Twenty-third annual nestbox report from Brandon, Manitoba. Blue Jay 42:44-46.

SMITH, L. A. 1978. Eastern bluebird boxes in Ontario. Blue Jay 36:45.

_____. 1984. Eastern bluebirds nestbox report. Blue Jay 42:116.

SMITH, W. P. 1937. Some bluebird observations. Bird-Banding 8:25-30.

SNYDER, D. P. 1950. Bird communities in the coniferous forest biome. Condor 52:17-27.

SOLEM, J. K., editor. 1995. Female eastern bluebird attacks European starling. Sialia 17:12.

SOMMERSHOE, S. G. 1998. The nesting preferences of the eastern bluebird (Sialia sialis). Thesis, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville, Pennsylvania, USA.

SPALDING, E., D. ELPHINSTONE, AND J. BARGMAN. 1984. First recorded breeding in Alberta of the western bluebird. Alberta Naturalist 14:97-98.

SPEAR, J. 1975. Hybrid bluebird nesting near Russell, Manitoba. Blue-Jay 33:321.

SPEISER, R., AND J. BENZINGER. 1981. The eastern bluebird in the highlands of southeastern New York State. Continental Birdlife 2:51-55.

SPRUNT, A. 1946. Unusual nesting of two birds in South Carolina. Auk 63:94-95.

STABB, M. A., M. E. GARTSHORE, AND P. L. AIRD. 1989. Interactions of southern flying squirrels, Glaucomys volans, and cavity-nesting birds. Canadian Field-Naturalist 103:401-403.

STEBLAY, J. 1986. Mountain bluebird paired with an eastern bluebird. Loon 58:194-196.

STEFFENS, S., AND R. JOHNSON. 1991. Mountain bluebirds at Lake Anita State Park. Iowa Bird Life 61:119-120.

STEVENSON, B. H. 1932. Early nesting of bluebird and mockingbird. Auk 49:353.

STEWART, P. A. 1971. An automatic trap for use on bird nesting boxes. Bird-Banding 42:121-122.

_____. 1976. Movements of cavity-hunting starlings and eastern bluebirds. Bird-Banding 47:274-275.

_____. 1976. Plastic jugs for nesting bluebirds. Inland Bird Banding News 48:66-68.

STILES, D. J. 1982. Calgary area bluebird trails - 1981. Blue Jay 40:42-44.

_____. 1983. Calgary area bluebird trails - 1982. Blue Jay 41:110-113.

_____. 1984. Calgary area bluebird trails. Blue Jay 42:93-98.

_____. 1985. 1984 Calgary area bluebird trail results. Blue Jay 43:169-174.

_____. 1988. Banding 3/4 Calgary area 3/4 1988. Alberta Naturalist 19:12.

_____. 1989. Calgary area bluebird trails, 1988. Pica 9:12-18.

_____. 1992. Calgary, Alberta area bluebird trails, 1991. Sialia 14:94.

_____. 1992. Comments on herbicides, dead tree swallows, and nest box specifications. Sialia 14:5-8.

_____. 1997. Recoveries of mountain bluebirds south of 49o latitude, and a recent tree swallow. Blue Jay 55:48-52.

_____, AND J. MOORE. 1993. News from two Canadian bluebird trails, 1992. Calgary, Alberta trails. Sialia 15:106-107.

STOCKARD, C. R. 1905. Nesting habits of birds in Mississippi. Auk 22:273-285.

STOKES, D., AND L. STOKES. 1988. Eastern bluebirds. Living Bird Quarterly 7:36-37.

_____, AND _____. 1989. Eastern bluebird. Pages 313-325 in A guide to bird behavior: volume 3. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

_____, AND _____. 1991. The bluebird book: a complete guide to attracting bluebirds. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

STURM, A. AND L. ZELENY. 1977. House sparrows as bluebird foster parents. Maryland Birdlife 33:148-150.

STUTCHBURY, B. J., AND R. J. ROBERTSON. 1986. A simple trap for catching birds in nest boxes. Journal of Field Ornithology 57:64-65.

SWANN, W. J. 1982. The bluebird. Monthly Bulletin Bermuda Department of Agriculture and Fisheries 53:56-58.

SWANSON, G. A. 1980. Techniques to improve nesting success in birds. Proceedings of the International Ornithological Congress 17:918-922.

SWANSON, S. C. 1926. The house wren: pro and con. Bird-Lore 28:243-244.

SWEENEY, J. R., AND C. G. BELSER. 1980. Care of young in the eastern bluebird. Bulletin of the South Carolina Academy of Sciences 42:75.

_____. 1981. Vertical utilization of habitat by bluebirds. Bulletin of the South Carolina Academy of Sciences 43:71.

SWENSON, J. E. 1968. The deer mouse as a nest competitor and possible predator of the mountain bluebird. Blue Jay 26:214-215.

_____. 1985. Reproduction of mountain bluebirds in south central Montana. Western Birds 16:161-168.


TALLMAN, D. 1991. Banding recoveries of South Dakota birds, Part 5, wrens, chickadees, kinglets and thrushes. South Dakota Bird Notes 43:4-7.

_____, AND E. C. MONTGOMERY. 1979. Fall migrating mountain bluebird near Aberdeen. South Dakota Bird Notes 31:65-66.

TARDELL, J. H., AND P. D. DOERR. 1982. Black bear damage to bluebird nest boxes in southeastern North Carolina. Journal of Wildlife Management 46:244-246.

TATE, R. C. 1926. Some materials used in nest construction by certain birds of the Oklahoma panhandle. University of Oklahoma Bulletin 5:103-104.

TATSCHL, J. L. 1967. Breeding birds of the Sandia mountains and their ecological distribution. Condor 69:479-490.

TAYLOR, D. L. 1979. Forest fires and the tree-hole nesting cycle in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. In Proceedings of the First Conference on Scientific Research in National Parks. USDI National Park Service Transactions Series 5.

_____. 1982. Competition between mountain bluebirds and tree swallows in post-fire areas of Yellowstone National Park. National Geographic Research 14:655-667.

TAYLOR, G. W. 1984. Bluebirds triple nest in the great swamp. New Jersey Audubon 10:17.

TAYLOR, W. A. 1947. Early bluebird breeding-record at Moose Hill. Bulletin of the Massachusetts Audubon Society 32:221.

TESSEN, D. D. 1984. Western Great Lakes region. American Birds 38:204-207.

_____. 1989. Mountain bluebird (Sialia currucoides). Passenger Pigeon 51:413-414.

THEISINGER, E. O. 1984. Experimental design: a novel box to discourage house sparrows. Sialia 6:5-7.

THELEN, E. 1989. Mountain bluebird in Palo Alto County. Iowa Bird Life 59:124.

_____. 1996. Mountain bluebirds in Dickinson County. Iowa Bird Life 66:67-68.

THERRIEN, J. E. 1996. Testing three cage traps for house sparrow capture. Sialia 18:105-109.

_____. 1996. Route 20 bluebird research trail update. Sialia 18:151-152.

THIEL, D. A., S. G. MARTIN, J. W. DUNCAN, M. J. LEMKE, W. R. LANCE, AND R. E. PETERSON. 1988. Evaluation of the effects of dioxin-contaminated sludges on wild birds. Pages 487-507 in Proceedings of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry Environmental Conference.

THOMAS, J. W. 1979. Wildlife habitats in managed forests: the Blue Mountains of Oregon and Washington. USDA Forest Service Agricultural Handbook 553, Washington DC, USA.

_____, AND D. C. MCCLUSKEY. 1974. Effects of aerial application of DDT for tussock moth control on nestling survival of mountain bluebirds and house wrens. USDA Forest Service Research Paper PNW-185.

THOMAS, R. H. 1946. A study of eastern bluebirds in Arkansas. Wilson Bulletin 58:154-183.

_____. 1958. The bluebird that couldn't remember. Audubon 50:114-115,137.

THOMPSON, R. W. 1992. Hooking cavity nesters. Sialia 14:69-70

THOMPSON, S. A. 1987. Investigation of natural nest sites of the mountain bluebird (Sialia currucoides). Journal of the Colorado-Wyoming Academy of Science 19:16.

THOMPSON-COWLEY, L. L., D. H. HELFER, G. D. SCHMIDT, AND E. K. ELTZROTH. 1979. Acanthocephalan parasitism in the western bluebird. Avian Diseases 23:768-771.

TODD, W. 1988. Albino bluebird at the Oklahoma City Zoological Park. Bulletin of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society 21:32-33.

TODD, W. E. C. 1940. Birds of western Pennsylvania. University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

TOMLINSON, W. H., AND F. L. HAINES III. 1980. Use of bluebird nest boxes in coastal South Carolina. Chat 44:70-75.

TOOPS, C. M. 1994. Bluebirds forever. Voyager Press, Stillwater, Minnesota, USA.

_____. 1995. Friendly competition: bluebirds and swallows become neighbors on the nest box trail. Birder's World 9:16-20.

TRICKEY, H. M. 1984. Variation on a sparrow trap for a standard bluebird box and small box house sparrow usage report. Sialia 6:85-89.

TROTTER, C. 1986. Western bluebird report. Victoria Naturalist 43:3-4.

TUCHER, R. 1987. Albinistic eastern bluebird. Sialia 9:87.

TUCKER, J. W., JR. 1990. Male eastern bluebird rears four broods during one nesting season. Wilson Bulletin 102:726-728.

TURBAK, G. 1993. What about the other bluebirds? National Wildlife 31:18-23.

TUTTLE, D. 1993. A banded bluebird yields facts and stirs speculation. North American Bird Bander 18:181.

TUTTLE, R. M. 1979. Planting seeds for bluebird trails. Sialia 1:126-128.

_____. 1981. Tuttle's universal interpretive bluebird nesting box. Sialia 3:65-69.

_____. 1982. Livestock guards make bossie, black beauty, and bluebirds compatible. Sialia 4:65-69.

_____. 1987. A six year study of nesting tree swallows in Delaware State Park, Delaware, Ohio 1979-1984. Sialia 9:3-7,34.

_____. 1987. A study of winter roost site management and the use of sites by eastern bluebirds in Delaware State Park, Delaware, Ohio. Sialia 9:43-49.

_____. 1989. Bluebird trail data: Establishing histories for posterity. Sialia 11:49-55.

_____. 1989. Trail nestlings need food, water, and ventilation to survive the heat. Sialia 11:89-91.

_____. 1990. Details for a front opening bluebird nest box with a slot entrance. Sialia 12:13-17.

_____. 1991. An analysis of the interspecific competition of eastern bluebirds, tree swallows, and house wrens in Delaware State Park, Delaware, Ohio, 1979-1986. Sialia 13:3-13.

_____. 1991. Eastern bluebird dispersals from Delaware County, Ohio. Sialia 13:54-55.

_____. 1991. Eastern bluebirds nest over water. Sialia 13:83-87.

_____. 1991. Bluebird dispersals. North American Bird Bander 16:56.

_____. 1994. Teaching bluebird trail management at OwjL Academic Camp, Part I. Sialia 16:9-12.

_____. 1994. Teaching bluebird trail management at OWjL Academic Camp, Part II. Sialia 16:43-51.

_____. 1994. Four orphaned bluebirds are given three new homes. Sialia 16:95-96.

_____. 1994. A heavy load of a parent bluebird. Sialia 16:139.

_____, AND F. R. CALDWELL. 1985. Sign-mounted nesting boxes work. Sialia 7:43-47.

TWINAME, B. G., AND P. REED. 1993. An east Texas trail: learning to expect the unusual. Sialia 15:154.

TYLER J. D., AND J. F. BECHTOLD. 1996. Statuses of four avian species in southwestern Oklahoma. Bulletin - Oklahoma Ornithological Society. 29:27-34.


UEBELHOR, E. 1992. Box designed to beat the heat. Sialia 14:97-99

U, S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE. 1976. Predator guard. Pages 9-10 in Nest boxes for wood ducks. Wildlife Leaflet No. 510. Washington D.C., USA.

_____. 1979. Homes for birds. Conservation Bulletin 14. Washington D. C., USA.


VAN DYK, J. 1981. Mountain bluebird in northwest Iowa. Iowa Bird Life 51:132.

VAN HORN, M., AND B. R. BACON. 1989. Eastern bluebird productivity and habitat preference on managed wildlife lands in west central Wisconsin. Passenger Pigeon 51:255-259.

VARNER, D. A. 1964. How to make a sparrow-free bluebird box route. Inland Bird Banding News 36:93-95.

_____, AND T. BIRD. 1975. Bluebirds vs. house wrens -- some data. Inland Bird Banding News 47:97-102.

VERNER, J. 1975. Avian behavior and habitat management. In Proceedings of the Symposium on Management of Forest Range Habitats for Nongame Birds. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report WO-1.

_____, AND M. F. WILLSON. 1969. Mating systems, sexual dimorphism, and the role of male North American passerine birds in the nesting cycle. Ornithological Monograph No. 9.

VICKERY, P. D. 1980. The spring migration, March 1 - May 31, 1980, northeastern maritime region. American Birds 34:754-757.

_____. 1982. The winter season, December 1, 1981 - February 28, 1982, northeastern maritime region. American Birds 36:272-275.


WALLACE, G. J. 1959. The plight of the bluebird in Michigan. Wilson Bulletin 71:192-193.

WALLEY, W. J., AND W. L. CLARK. 1985. The eastern bluebird at Dauphin, Manitoba. Blue Jay 43:160-168.

WALLMAN, J., AND J. D. PETTIGREW. 1985. Conjugate and disjunctive saccades in two avian species with contrasting oculomotor strategies. Journal of Neuroscience 5:1418-1428.

WALTON, C. 1987. `Hollering blue murder' - how the guardians of the `blue robin' are bringing bluebirds back home to roost. Nature Canada (Ottawa) 16:22-29.

WARING, M. M. 1912. Bluebirds vs. wrens. Bird-Lore 14:293:294.

WARREN, E. R. 1942. Some north-central Colorado bird notes. Condor 14:81-104.

WATERS, J. R. 1990. Lack of nest site limitation in a cavity-nesting bird community. Journal of Wildlife Management 54:239-245.

WEBB, D. C. 1981. Help the bluebird find a home. Collections of the Buffalo Society of Natural Science 61:6-9.

WEBER, W., G. ANSELL, B. KAUTESK, AND D. KRAGH. 1983. Wintering of mountain and western bluebirds at Boundary Bay, B.C. Discovery (Vancouver Natural History Society) 12:48-50.

WEBSTER, J. D. 1973. Middle American races of the eastern bluebird. Auk 90:579-590.

WEEKS, H. P., JR. 1995. Successful nesting of eastern bluebirds in cliff swallow nests on bridges. Sialia 17:123-135.

WEIDER, R. 1992. Chilled egg phenomenon. Sialia 14:92-93.

WEINMANN, J., AND M. WEINMANN. 1984. 1:17. Sialia 6:71-72.

WETHERBEE, K. B. 1933. Some complicated bluebird family history. Bird-Banding 4:114-115

_____. 1933. Eastern bluebirds in juvenile plumage feed young of second brood. Bird-Banding 4:199-200.

WEYDEMEYER, W. 1929. Mountain bluebirds winter in Montana. Condor 31:131.

_____. 1934. Singing of the mountain bluebird and the western bluebird. Condor 36:249-251.

_____. 1935. Winter occurrence of the western bluebird and mountain bluebird in Montana. Condor 37:177.

_____. 1936. White eggs of the mountain bluebird. Murrelet 17:21.

WHEELOCK, I. G. 1904. Birds of California. A. C. McClurg and Company, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

WHITE, S. C., AND G. E. WOOLFENDON. 1973. Breeding of the eastern bluebird in central Florida. Bird-Banding 44:110-123.

WHITEMAN, E. 1946. A late bluebird nesting. Jack-Pine Warbler 24:98.

WHITTINGTON, R. L. 1980. Mountain bluebird near Grenada, Mississippi. Mississippi Kite 10:6-7.

WIENS, J. A. 1975. Avian communities, energetics and functions in coniferous forest habitats. In Symposium on Management of Forest and Range Habitats for Nongame Birds. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report WO-1.

_____. 1978. Non-game bird communities in northwestern coniferous forests. In Workshop on Nongame Bird Habitat Management in Coniferous Forests of the Western United States. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-64.

_____, AND M. I. DYER. 1975. Rangeland avifaunas: their composition, energetics, and role in the ecosystem. In Symposium on Management of Forest and Range Habitats for Nongame Birds. USDA Forest General Tech. Report WO-1.

WILBER, S. R. 1976. New seasonal and distributional records of Idaho birds. Murrelet 57:32-34.

WIGEN-AYERS, J. 1994. Factors limiting the recovery of the eastern bluebird in Niagara, Orleans, Monroe and Wayne Counties in New York State. Sialia 16:3-8.

WILDE, G. A. 1977. Bluebirds and clearcuts. Blue Jay 35:42-43.

_____. 1977. Squirrel damage to nest boxes. Blue Jay 35:103.

WILLNER, G. R., J. E. GATES, AND W. J. DEVLIN. 1983. Nest box use by cavity-nesting birds. American Midland Naturalist 109:194-201.

WILSON, B. L., J. MINYARD, AND H. MINYARD. 1986. Hybrid bluebird update. Nebraska Bird Review 54:26-27.

_____, _____, _____, AND T. BRAY. 1985. Hybrid bluebirds in the Pine Ridge. Nebraska Bird Review 53:67.

WILSON, C. J. 1985. Ringing Report 1983 & 1984. Report of the Cape Clean Bird Observatory 18:48-52.

WILSON, M. F. 1974. Avian community organization and habitat structure. Ecology 55:1017-1029.

WILTRAUT, R. E. 1986. Mountain bluebird in Pennsylvania. Cassinia 61:85.

WINCH, B. D. 1983. New bluebird trail. Blue Jay 41:175.

WINGATE, D. B. (undated). Encouraging the bluebird. A history of Bermuda's bluebird and how we can help it. Bermuda Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

WITH, K. A. 1988. Parental care in western bluebirds during the nestling and fledgling periods. Sialia 10:123-128.

_____, AND R. P. BALDA. 1990. Intersexual variation and factors affecting parental care in western bluebirds: a comparison of nestling and fledgling periods. Canadian Journal of Zoology 68:672-677.

WITTBECKER, A. E. 1987. Behavioral ecology of mountain bluebirds in northern Idaho. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 68:451.

WITTMANN, K. A. 1990. The impact of blowfly parasitism on nestling bluebird development. Thesis, State University of New York, Geneseo, New York, USA.

_____, AND R. C. BEASON. 1992. The effect of blowfly parasitism on nestling eastern bluebird development. Journal of Field Ornithology 63:286-293.

WOLFLING, C. 1954. Bluebirds in Alden. Prothonotary 20:19-20.

WOOD, G. W., AND L. J. NILES. 1978. Effects of management practices on nongame bird habitat in longleaf-slash pine forests. In Management of Southern Forests for Nongame Birds. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report SE-14.

WOOD, L. D. 1996. Protecting nest boxes from snakes (and other climbing predators). Sialia 18:7-10.

WOODWARD, P. W. 1973. An easily made bluebird house. Maryland Birdlife 29:151-152.

_____, AND J. C. WOODWARD. 1979. Brown-headed cowbird parasitism on eastern bluebirds. Wilson Bulletin 91:321-322.


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YODER, D. 1995. Close encounters of the spotted kind. Sialia 17:68-69.

YUNICK, R. P. 1990. Some banding suggestions at nest boxes. North American Bird Bander 15:146-147.


ZARNOWITZ, J. E., AND D. A. MANUWAL. 1985. The effects of forest management on cavity-nesting birds in northwestern Washington, USA. Journal of Wildlife Management 49:255-263.

ZELENY, L. 1968. Bluebird nesting box temperatures. Atlantic Naturalist 23:158-161.

_____. 1968. Bluebirds for posterity. National Association for Protection of Purple Martins and Bluebirds of America, Inc., Crawfordsville, Indiana, USA.

_____. 1968. Starlings versus native cavity-nesting birds. Atlantic Naturalist 23:214-218.

_____. 1970. Unusual bluebird behavior in the care of nestlings. Maryland Birdlife 26:93-95.

_____. 1971. About bluebird courtship. Purple Martin Capital News 6:6.

_____. 1971. Bluebird nesting box project--1970. Atlantic Naturalist 26:27-32.

_____. 1973. Bluebird nesting box project 1973. Atlantic Naturalist 28:155-158.

_____. 1973. Help the bluebird. National Parks and Conservation Magazine 47:13-17.

_____. 1974. Bluebird nesting box project 1974. Atlantic Naturalist 29:163-165.

_____. 1974. Some facts about incubation. Purple Martin Capital News 9:8-9.

_____. 1976. Bluebird nesting box project 1976. Atlantic Naturalist 31:160-162.

_____. 1976. The bluebird: how you can help its fight for survival. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

_____. 1977. Effect of the winter of 1976-1977 on eastern bluebirds. Maryland Birdlife 33:14-16.

_____. 1977. Nesting box program for bluebirds and other passerines. Pages 55-60 in S. A. Temple, editor. Endangered birds: management techniques for preserving threatened species. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

_____. 1977. Song of hope for the bluebird. National Geographic 151:854-865.

_____. 1981. How bluebirds react to infertile eggs. Sialia 3:130-131.

_____. 1982. Success with mountain bluebirds. Sialia 4:149-150.

_____. 1983. History of bluebird conservation. Sialia 5:43-52.

_____. 1983. Miniature bluebird eggs. Sialia 5:127-128.

_____. 1983. Plastic jug bluebird houses. Sialia 5:140-141.

_____. 1983. So keep on looking for the bluebird... Living Bird Quarterly 2:18-22.

_____. 1984. Female house sparrow kills bluebird nestlings. Sialia 6:12.

_____. 1984. Why and when should bluebird boxes be monitored. Sialia 6:55-56.

_____. 1984. Bluebird nestlings. Sialia 6:83-84.

_____. 1984. Bluebird fledglings. Sialia 6:127-128.

_____. 1985. Hole size for mountain bluebirds. Sialia 7:11,16.

_____. 1985. The importance of nesting box location. Sialia 7:15-16.

_____. 1985. Bluebirds and the house wren problem. Sialia 7:57-58.

_____. 1985. Enemies of the bluebird. Sialia 7:105-106.

_____. 1986. How to build a bluebird house. Animal Kingdom 89:14-15.

_____. 1986. Cold weather may kill bluebird nestlings. Sialia 8:63-64.

_____. 1986. What happens when a parent bluebird dies? Sialia 8:103-105.

_____. 1986. The bluebird parasitic blowfly. Sialia 8:136-138.

_____. 1987. Where do bluebird fledglings go? Sialia 9:137-138.

_____. 1988. The importance of nesting box location. Sialia (Tenth Anniversary):13-14.

ZERHAUSEN, P.A. 1984. European starling - eastern bluebird nest site competition. Sialia 6:125-126.

_____. 1986. European starling-eastern bluebird nest site competition revisited. Sialia 8:45-47.

_____. 1990. European starling-eastern bluebird nest site competition III. Sialia 12:9-12.

_____. 1992. European starling - eastern bluebird nest site competition, IV. Sialia 14:55-58, 72.

_____. 1994. European starling - eastern bluebird nest site competition, V. Sialia 16:89-93, 98.

ZICKENFOOSE, J. 1993. Enjoying bluebirds more: the bluebird landlord's handbook. Bird Watcher's Digest Press, Marietta, Ohio, USA.

_____. 1997. In the company of bluebirds. Bird Watcher's Digest 20:28-39.

_____. 1997. Easy bluebird feeding. Bird Watcher's Digest. 20:98-100.

ZIMMERMAN, J. 1985. Success in eliminating pest species using a large starling trap. Sialia 7:47-49.

ZINGO, J. M. 1994. Eastern bluebirds as interspecific helpers: a review. Connecticut Warbler 14:20-26.

_____, K. MURPHY AND D. ROSGEN. 1994. Eastern bluebirds raise black-capped chickadees and their own young at the same site. Connecticut Warbler 14:18-19.

_____, _____, AND _____. 1995. Observations of a pair of eastern bluebirds raising black-capped chickadee young. Sialia 17:43-48.

ZUERN, F. A. 1994. Tree branch bluebird box. Sialia. 16:13-20.

_____. 1994. Tree branch bluebird box update. Sialia 16:71, 75.

_____. 1995. Tree branch bluebird box performance in 1994 field test. Sialia 17:23-26.

_____. 1997. Tree branch box update. Sialia 19:111-112.

ZYLA, J., AND M. DONOVAN. 1993. Prothonotary warblers use nest box inside capital beltway. Sialia 15:20-21.
 


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SUNY Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY, USA

 

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