McClure, C.J.W., S.E. Schulwitz, R. van Buskirk, B.P. Pauli, and J.A. Heath. Accepted. Commentary: Research recommendations for understanding the decline of American kestrels (Falco sparverius) across much of North America. The Journal of Raptor Research.
Spaul, R.J. and J.A. Heath. Accepted. Flight initiation responses of golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) to recreation. Wilson Journal of Ornithology.
Davis, C. M., J. A. Heath, and C. J. W. McClure. 2017. Nest box use by American Kestrels and other cavity-nesting birds during the nonbreeding season. Avian Conservation and Ecology 12(2):5. doi.org/10.5751/ACE-01044-120205
MacColl, E., K. Vanesky, J.A. Buck, B.M. Dudek, C.A. Eagles-Smith, J.A. Heath, G. Herring, C. Vennum, C.J. Downs. 2017. Correlates of immune defenses in golden eagle nestlings. Journal of Experimental Zoology, Part A: Ecological and Integrative Physiology. DOI: 10.1002/jez.2081
McClure, C.J.W., B.P. Pauli, and J.A. Heath. 2017. Simulations reveal the power and peril of artificial breeding sites for monitoring and managing animals. Ecological Applications 27(4): 1155-1166. DOI: 10.1002/eap.1509
Smith, S. H., K. Steenhof, C.J.W. McClure, and J.A. Heath. 2017. Earlier nesting by generalist predatory bird is associated with human responses to climate change. Journal of Animal Ecology 86:98-107. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12604
Nolte, E.G., J. Bart, B. P. Pauli, G. S. Kaltenecker, and J.A. Heath. 2016. Detectability of migrating raptors and its effect on bias and precision of trend estimates. Avian Conservation and Ecology 11(2):9. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ACE-00894-110209
Spaul, R.J. and J.A. Heath. 2016. Nonmotorized recreation and motorized recreation in shrub-steppe habitats affects behavior and reproduction of golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos). Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2540
Pauli, B.P., Spaul, R.J. and J.A. Heath. 2016. Forecasting disturbance effects on wildlife: tolerance does not mitigate effects of increased recreation on wildlands. Animal Conservation. DOI: 10.1111/acv.12308
Anderson, A.M., S.J. Novak, J.F. Smith, K. Steenhof, and J.A. Heath. 2016. Nesting phenology, mate choice, and genetic divergence within a partially migratory population of American kestrels. Auk: Ornithological Advances 133:99-109. DOI: 10.1642/AUK-15-129.1
Sassani, E.C. , C. Sevy, E.H. Strasser, A.M. Anderson, and J.A. Heath. 2016. Plasma carotenoid concentrations of incubating American kestrels (Falco sparverius) show annual, seasonal, and individual variation and predict reproductive outcome. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 117:414_421. DOI: 10.1111/bij.12653
McClure, C.J.W., A.C. Korte, J.A. Heath, and J.R. Barber. 2015. Pavement and riparian forest shape the bird community along an urban river corridor. Global Ecology and Conservation 4:291-310. doi:10.1016/j.gecco.2015.07.004
Paprocki, N., N. Glenn, E. Atkinson, K. Stirckler, C. Watson, and J.A. Heath. 2015. Changing habitat use associated with distributional shifts of wintering raptors. Journal of Wildlife Management. 79:402–412. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.848
Miller, R.A., J.D. Carlisle, N. Paprocki, G.S. Kaltenecker, and J.A. Heath. 2015. Annual variation in autumn migration phenology and energetic condition at a stopover site in the western United States. Pp. 177–191 in E. M. Wood and J. L. Kellermann (editors), Phenological synchrony and bird migration: changing climate and seasonal resources in North America. Studies in Avian Biology (no. 47), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. pdf
Paprocki, N., J.A. Heath and S.J. Novak. 2014. Regional distribution shifts help explain local changes in wintering raptor abundance: Implications for interpreting population trends. PLoS One 9(1): e86814. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086814
Steenhof, K. and J.A. Heath. 2013. Local recruitment and natal dispersal distances in American kestrels. The Condor 115:584–592.
Strasser, E.H. and J.A. Heath. 2013. Reproductive failure of a human-tolerant species, the American kestrel, is associated with stress and human disturbance. Journal of Applied Ecology 50:912-919
Webber, A.F., J.A. Heath, and R.A. Fischer. 2013. Human disturbance and stage-specific habitat requirements influence snowy plover site occupancy during the breeding season. Ecology and Evolution 10.1002/ece3.511.
Heath, J.A., K. Steenhof, and M.A. Foster. 2012. Shorter migration distances associated with higher winter temperatures suggest a mechanism for advancing nesting phenology of American Kestrels. Journal of Avian Biology 43:376-384
Heath, J.A., E.H. Strasser, M.A. Foster, L. Bardo, and D.M. Bird. 2011. Challenges in creating an American Kestrel body condition index based on size-adjusted mass. Journal of Raptor Research 45:324-334.
Strasser, E.H. and J.A. Heath. 2011. Effects of developmental conditions on nestling American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) corticosterone concentrations. General and Comparative Endocrinology 173:164-170. (ScholarWorks pdf)
Doherty, P.J. and J.A. Heath. 2011. Factors affecting Piping Plover hatching success on Long Island, New York. Journal of Wildlife Management 75:109-115.
McIntyre, A.F., and J.A. Heath. 2011. Evaluating the effects of foraging habitat restoration on shorebird reproduction: the importance of performance criteria and comparative design. Journal of Coastal Conservation 15:151-157.
Leonard, D.L., Jr. and J.A. Heath. 2010. Foraging strategies are related to skull morphology and life history traits of Melanerpes woodpeckers. Journal of Ornithology 151:771-777.
McIntyre, A.F., J.A. Heath, and J. Jannsen. 2010. Trends in Piping Plover reproduction at Jones Beach State Park, NY, 1995-2007. Northeastern Naturalist. 17:493-504.
Steenhof, K. and J.A. Heath. 2009. American Kestrel reproduction: evidence for the selection hypothesis and the role of dispersal. Ibis: 151:493-501. (ScholarWorks pdf)
Heath, J.A. and E.G. Nolte. 2009. Detectability of migrating raptors at Lucky Peak, Idaho. Hawk Migration Studies XXXIV:16-17.
Heath, J.A., P.C. Frederick, J.A. Kushlan and K.L. Bildstein. 2009. White Ibis (Eudocimus albus), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Retrieved from the Birds of North America Online: http://bna.birds.cornell.edu/bna/species/009 doi:10.2173/bna.9
Heath, J.A., and P.C. Frederick. 2006. White Ibis integument color during the breeding season. Journal of Field Ornithology 77:141-150. doi: 10.1111/j.1557-9263.2006.00034.x
Frederick, P.C., J.A. Heath, R.E. Bennetts, and H. Hafner. 2006. Estimating nests not present at the time of breeding surveys: an important consideration in assessing nesting populations. Journal of Field Ornithology 77:212-219.
Heath, J.A., and P.C. Frederick. 2005. Relationships among mercury concentrations, hormones, and nesting effort of White Ibises in the Florida Everglades. Auk 122:255-267.
Frederick, P.C., B. Hylton, J.A. Heath, and M.G. Spalding. 2004. Use of historical wading bird feather samples to discover the timing of mercury contamination in the Florida Everglades. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 23:1474–1478.
Lott, C.A., T.D. Meehan, and J.A. Heath. 2003. Estimating the latitudinal origins of migratory birds using hydrogen and sulfur isotopes in feathers: Influence of marine prey base. Oecologia 134:505-510.
Heath, J.A., P.C. Frederick, T. Edwards, and L.J. Guillette Jr. 2003. Reproductive physiology of free-living White Ibises (Eudocimus albus) in the Florida Everglades. General and Comparative Endocrinology 133:118-131.
Frederick, P.C., B. Hylton, J.A. Heath, and M. Ruane. 2003. Accuracy and variation in estimates of large numbers of nesting birds by individual observers: A controlled simulation. Journal of Field Ornithology 74:281-287.
Heath, J.A., and P.C. Frederick. 2003. Trapping White Ibises with Rocket Nets and Mist Nets in the Everglades. Journal of Field Ornithology 74:187-192.
Epanchin, P.N., J.A. Heath, and P.C. Frederick. 2002. Effects of Fires on Foraging and Breeding Wading Birds in the Everglades. Wilson Bulletin 114:139-141.
Heath, J.A., and A.M. Dufty Jr. 1998. Relationship between Body Condition and Adrenal Stress Response in Captive, Juvenile American Kestrels. Physiological Zoology 71:67-73.
Heath, J. 1997. Corticosterone Levels of American Kestrels during Nest Departure. Condor 99:806-811. (ScholarWorks pdf)