Publications

Rouge River Bird Observatory literature contributions

This list of primarily peer-reviewed, scientific publications is categorized by broad topic, with each group in chronological order.

Birds

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RRBO thanks the following donors for supporting publication expenses:

D. Applebaum, R. and C. Dettling, D. Gertiser, K. Koch, L. Krause, C. Meldrum, M. Schwarz, B. Wicke, and four anonymous donors.

  • Craves, J. A.  1994.  First state record: Virginia’s Warbler. Michigan Birds and Natural History 1(1):16-19
  • Craves, J. A. 1994. Unusual migratory behavior in Double-crested Cormorants. Michigan Birds and Natural History 1(4):11.
  • Craves, J. A. 1994.  Passerines with deformed billsNorth American Bird Bander 19(1): 14-18. (See this page for more on this research.)
  • Craves, J.A., and O.G. Gelderloos.  1996. Birds of the Rouge River floodplain: Importance of an urban natural area to birds.  Michigan Birds and Natural History 3:3-12.
  • Craves, J.A.  1996.  The Birds of Southeast Michigan: Dearborn, Wayne Co.  Bloomfield Hills, MI: Cranbrook Inst. of Science.
  • Craves, J. A. 1997.  13-year-old Hairy Woodpecker in Wayne Co. Michigan Birds and Natural History 4:152.
  • Craves, J. A. 1997.  Extreme leucism in a Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata coronata). Michigan Birds and Natural History 4:199-200.
  • Craves, J. A. 1998.  Wood Thrush reuses nest.  Michigan Birds and Natural History 5:60-61.
  • Craves, J. A. 1998.  Swainson’s Thrush caught in Enchanter’s Nightshade. Wilson Bulletin 110:569-570
  • Craves, J. A. 1999.  White-throated Sparrow with orange lores.  Michigan Birds and Natural History 6:83-84.
  • Keith, R. and B. ,and J. A. Craves.  2000. Juvenile Gray Catbird undergoes complete prebasic molt.  North American Bird Bander 24: 143-144.
  • Craves, J. A., and J. Schultz.  2000. Fall migration of Northern Saw-whet Owls at an inland, urban site: Univ. ofMichigan-Dearborn, Wayne. Co. (pdf) Michigan Birds and Natural History 7:87-92.
  • Craves, J. A. 2000.  Brown Creepers nesting in Wayne Co.: Old records found.  Michigan Birds and Natural History 7:91-92.
  • Craves, J. A.  2002.  Northern “Yellow-shafted” Flicker (Colaptes auratus) with red feathers banded in Wayne Co., MI. (pdf) Michigan Birds and Natural History 9:199-205.
  • Craves, J. A., and K. R. Hall.  2003. Notable bird sightings from Cuba, winters 2002 and 2003. (pdf)  Jrl. of Caribbean Ornithology 16:31-34.
  • Craves, J. A., and J. A. Fowler, Jr. 2003.  Twenty-five years of the Detroit River Michigan-Ontario Christmas Bird Count. (pdf) Ontario Birds 21:109-128.
  • Craves, J. A. 2003. High incidence of avian pox in southeast Michigan, fall 2003. (pdf) North American Bird Bander 28:168-169.
  • Craves, J. A.  2003.  “Yellow” Palm Warbler (Dendroica palmarum hypochrysea) banded in Wayne Co. (pdf) Michigan Birds and Natural History 10:99-100.
  • Craves, J. A. 2003.  First Michigan winter record of Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) in Wayne Co. (pdf) Michigan Birds and Natural History 10:164-165.
  • Craves, J. A. 2004. Early nesting date for Eastern Screech-owl (Megascops asio).  Michigan Birds and Natural History 11:60-61.
  • Craves, J. A.,  and P. McKenzie. 2006. Common Chaffinch in Missouri, with comments on its status in North America.  Bluebird 73(2): 55-58.
  • Craves, J. A.  2006.  Thirty years of the Rockwood Christmas Bird Count, 1975-2004. Report to the U.S. Fish Wild. Ser. Great Lakes Coastal Program. East Lansing, MI. 37 pp. (See this page for a link to the report results.)
  • Craves, J. A. 2007.  The Birds of Dearborn, An Annotated Checklist. Rouge River Bird Observatory/Lulu Press.
  • Craves, J. A. 2008. Current status of European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) in the western Great Lakes region.(pdf) North American Birds 62:498-501.
  • Craves, J. A. 2009. A fifteen-year study of fall stopover patterns of Catharus thrushes at an inland, urban site. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121:112-118.
  • Craves, J. A., and D. J. Susko. 2010. Mute Swans: an ecological overview with an emphasis on the lower Detroit River (pdf). Report to the Friends of the Detroit River. 93 pp.
  • Craves, J. A., and D. J. Susko. 2011. Mute Swans on the lower Detroit River, winter 2010-2011. Report to the Friends of the Detroit River. 12 pp.
  • Craves, J. A. 2011. Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus). In A.T. Chartier, J.J. Baldy, and J.M. Brenneman, editors. The Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas. Kalamazoo Nature Center. Kalamazoo, MI. <www.mibirdatlas.org/Portals/12/MBA2010/NOFLaccount.pdf>.
  • Craves, J. A. 2011. American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos). In A.T. Chartier, J.J. Baldy, and J.M. Brenneman, editors. The Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas. Kalamazoo Nature Center. Kalamazoo, MI. <www.mibirdatlas.org/Portals/12/MBA2010/AMCRaccount.pdf >.
  • Craves, J. A. 2011. Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis). In A.T. Chartier, J.J. Baldy, and J.M. Brenneman, editors. The Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas. Kalamazoo Nature Center. Kalamazoo, MI. <www.mibirdatlas.org/Portals/12/MBA2010/RBNUaccount.pdf >.
  • Craves, J. A. 2011. Swainson’s Thrush (Catharus ustulatus). In A.T. Chartier, J.J. Baldy, and J.M. Brenneman, editors. The Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas. Kalamazoo Nature Center. Kalamazoo, MI. <www.mibirdatlas.org/Portals /12/MBA2010/SWTHaccount.pdf >.
  • Craves, J. A. 2011. Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus). In A.T. Chartier, J.J. Baldy, and J.M. Brenneman, editors. The Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas. Kalamazoo Nature Center. Kalamazoo, MI. <www.mibirdatlas.org/Portals /12/MBA2010/HETHaccount.pdf >.
  • Craves, J. A. 2011. Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina). In A.T. Chartier, J.J. Baldy, and J.M. Brenneman, editors. The Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas. Kalamazoo Nature Center. Kalamazoo, MI. <www.mibirdatlas.org/Portals /12/MBA2010/WOTHaccount.pdf >.
  • Craves, J. A. 2011. Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis). In A.T. Chartier, J.J. Baldy, and J.M. Brenneman, editors. The Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas. Kalamazoo Nature Center. Kalamazoo, MI. <www.mibirdatlas.org/Portals /12/MBA2010/GRCAaccount.pdf >.
  • Craves, J. A. 2011. Nashville Warbler (Oreothlypis ruficapilla). In A.T. Chartier, J.J. Baldy, and J.M. Brenneman, editors. The Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas. Kalamazoo Nature Center. Kalamazoo, MI. <www.mibirdatlas.org/Portals /12/MBA2010/NAWAaccount.pdf >.
  • Craves, J. A. in press. Birds that eat non-native buckthorn fruit (Rhamnus cathartica and Frangula alnus, Rhamnaceae) in eastern North America. Natural Areas Journal.

Insects

General interest, book chapters, reviews, other subjects

  • Craves, J. A. 2001.  Bradshaw Swales: Early Detroit ornithologist, 1875-1928.  Michigan Birds and Natural History 8:127-131.
  • Schultz, J., Craves, J. A., and C. Fosdick. 2001.  Hawkwatching at Lake Erie Metropark: Southeastern Michigan Raptor Research.  Birding 33:403-406.
  • Bull, J. N., and J. A. Craves.  2003. Biodiversity of the Detroit River and Environs: Past, Present, and Future Prospects.  Pp. 141-170 in Honoring Our Detroit River (J. H. Hartig, ed.).  Bloomfield Hills: Cranbrook Inst. of Science.
  • Appel, L. M., J. A. Craves, M. K. Smith, B. Weir, and J. M. Zawiskie.  2004.  Explore our Natural World: A Biodiversity Atlas of the Lake Huron to Lake Erie Corridor. Wildlife Habitat Council, Great Lakes Regional Office, Detroit, MI.
  • Craves, J. A. 2004. Birdfinding guide to the Environmental Study Area, University of Michigan-Dearborn campus. In: Chartier, A. and G. Ziarno, eds. The ABA Guide to Michigan. Colorado Springs: American Birding Association.
  • Craves, J. A.  2005.  Book review: Our life With Birds.  Quarterly Review of Biology 80:236.
  • Craves, J. A.  2007.  Shush and pish. In Good Birders Don’t Wear White: 50 Tips from North America’s Top Birders. L. White, ed. Houghton-Mifflin, New York.
  • Craves, J. A. 2010. Book review: Bird Banding in North America: The First Hundred Years. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122:197-198.

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