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PUBLICATIONS

2021

Costantini, MS, MCI Medeiros, LH Crampton, and FA Reed. In review. A First Look at Hawaiian Honeycreeper Microbiomes. Ibis.

Paxton, EH, LH Crampton, JP Vetter, M Laut, L Berry, and S Morey. In review. Conservation strategies for two rapidly declining forest bird species on Kaua‘i Island. Wildlife Society Bulletin.

Crampton, LH, MK Reeves, EM. Gallerani, JMHite, TA Winter, and AB Shiels.  In review. Assessing modifications to Goodnature A24 rat traps in Hawaii to reduce non-target mortality while maintaining or improving trap efficacy. Management of Biological Invasions.

Shiels AB, LH Crampton, DR Spock, AL Greggor, K Earnest, L Berry, and B Masuda. In preparation. Testing Goodnature A24 rat trap excluders and trap height placement to prevent nontarget bird mortality. Management of Biological Invasions.

Costantini, MS,  MCI Medeiros, LH Crampton, and FA Reed. in press. Wild gut microbiomes reveal individuals, species, and location as drivers of variation in two critically endangered Hawaiian honeycreepers. Peer J.

Paxton, EH, LH Crampton, JP Vetter, M Laut, L Berry,and S Morey, in press. Minimizing extinction risk in the face of uncertainty: developing conservation strategies for two rapidly declining forest bird species on Kauai Island. Wildlife Society Bulletin.

Fricker, GA, LH Crampton, EM Gallerani, JM Hite, R Inman, and TW Gillespie. 2021Application of LiDAR for Critical Endangered Bird Species Conservation on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. Ecosphere. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3554/17076191

Cassin‐Sackett, L, MG Campana, NR McInerney, HC Lim, NAS Przelomska, B Masuda, RT Chesser, EH. Paxton, JT Foster, LH Crampton, RC Fleischer. 2021. Genetic structure and population history in two critically endangered Kaua‘i honeycreepers. Conservation Genetics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10592-021-01382-x

Kreuser, AM, AB Shiels, CA Lepczyk, and LH Crampton. In press. Bird and rat carcass persistence in a Hawaiian rainforest managed for rodents using A24 self-resetting traps. Management of Biological Invasions.

Cassin‐Sackett, L, MG Campana, NR McInerney, HC Lim, NAS Przelomska, B Masuda, RT Chesser, EH. Paxton, JT Foster, LH Crampton, RC Fleischer. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10592-021-01382-x. Conservation Genetics.

2019

DT Baldassarre, L Campagna, HA Thomassen, JW Atwell, M Chu, LH Crampton, RC Fleischer, and C Riehl. 2019. GPS tracking and population genomics suggest itinerant breeding across drastically different habitats in the Phainopepla, The Auk, ukz058,

Paxton KL, Sebastián-González E, Hite JM, Crampton LH, Kuhn D, Hart PJ. 2019. Loss of cultural song diversity and the convergence of songs in a declining Hawaiian forest bird community. R. Soc. open sci. 6:190719.

2018

Jean Fantle-Lepczyk, Andrew Taylor, David C.Duffy, Lisa H.Crampton, Sheila

Kaushik M, Pejchar L, and Crampton LH. 2018. Potential disruption of seed dispersal in the absence of a native Kauai thrush. PLoS ONE 13(1):e0191992.

Fricker, GA, LH Crampton, EM Gallerani, JM Hite, R Inman, and TW Gillespie. In press. Application of LiDAR for Critical Endangered Bird Species Conservation on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. Ecosphere. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.3554/17076191

2017

Fortini, Lucas B., LR Kaiser, AE Vorsino, EH Paxton, and JD Jacobi. 2017. Assessing the potential of translocating vulnerable forest birds by searching for novel and enduring climatic ranges. Ecology and Evolution 21:9119-9130.

Crampton, LH, KW Brinck, KE Pias, BAP Heindl, T Savre, JS Diegmann, and EH Paxton. 2017. Linking occupancy surveys with habitat characteristics to estimate abundance and distribution in an endangered cryptic bird. Biodiversity and Conservation 26: 1525-1539.

2016

Behnke, LAH, L Pejchar, and LH Crampton. 2016. Occupancy and habitat use of the endangered Akikiki and Akekee on Kauai Island, Hawaii. 10.1650/CONDOR-15-80.1.

Fantle-Lepcyk, J, A Taylor, D Duffy, LH Crampton, and S Conant. 2016. Weather influences on nest success of the endangered Puaiohi (Myadestes palmeri). Wilson Journal of Ornithology. https://dx.doi.org/10.1676/wils-128-01-43-55.1

Paxton, E, R. Camp, M Gorresen, LH Crampton, DL Leonard, EA VanderWerf. 2016. Collapsing avian community on a Hawaiian island. Science Advances 2: e1600029

Bonnette, KL, LH Crampton, KE Pias, AH Elzinga, and BA Heindl. 2016. Non-breeding season movements of ‘Akikiki and other endangered endemic forest birds on Kaua’i. ‘Elepaio 76:25-28.

2015

Hammond, RL, LH Crampton, LH, and JT Foster. 2015. Nesting success of native and introduced forest birds on the island of Kauai. Journal of Avian Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jav.00763

Hammond, RL, LH Crampton, and JT Foster. 2015. Breeding biology of two endangered forest birds on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. Condor 117:31-40.

Glad, A, and LH Crampton. 2015. Local prevalence and transmission of avian malaria in the Alakai Plateau of Kauai, Hawaii, U.S.A. Journal of Vector Ecology 40:221-229.

2014

Atkinson, CT, RB Utzurrum, DA LaPointe, RJ Camp, LH Crampton, JT Foster, and TW Giambelluca. 2014. Changing Climate and the Altitudinal Range of Avian Malaria in the Hawaiian Islands – an Ongoing Conservation Crisis on the Island of Kaua‘i. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12535

VanderWerf, EA, LH Crampton, JS Diegmann, CT Atkinson, and DL Leonard. 2014. Survival estimates of wild and captive-bred Puaiohi, an endangered Hawaiian thrush. Condor 116:609-618.

2013

Switzer, R, A Lieberman, J Nelson and LH Crampton, 2013. Augmentation of the Puaiohi population through captive propagation and release on the Alakai Plateau, Kauai, Hawaii, USA. Reintroduction Specialist Group Book, IUCN.

2012

Paxton, EH, J Burgett, E McDonald-Fadden, E Bean, CT Atkinson, D Ball, C Cole, LH Crampton, J Kraus, DA LaPointe, L Mehrhoff, MD Samuel, DC Brewer, SJ Converse, and S Morey. 2012. Keeping Hawai’i’s Forest Birds One Step Ahead of Avian Diseases in a Warming World: a focus on Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge. A case study from the Structured Decision Making Workshop, Volcano HI. National Conservation Training Center. Sheperdstown, WV.

Reynolds, MH, JS Hatfield, LP Laniawe, MS Vekasy, JL Klavitter, P Berkowitz, LH Crampton, and JR Walters. 2012. Influence of space use on fitness and the reintroduction success of the Laysan teal. Animal Conservation 15: 305–317.

2011

Crampton, LH, WS Longland, DD Murphy, and JS Sedinger. 2011. Food abundance determines the distribution density of a specialist frugivore across seasons. Oikos 120: 65-76.

Reynolds, MH, LH Crampton, MS Vekasy, JH Breeden, and E Tweed. 2010. Circadian habitat use, home-range, and behaviour of Laysan Teal Anas laysanensis. Wildfowl 60: 106-123.

VanderWerf, EA and PK Roberts. 2008. Foraging and Nesting of the ‘Akikiki or Kaua’i Creeper (Oreomystis bairdi). The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120: 195-199.

Reynolds, MH, LH Crampton, and MS Vekasy. 2007. Laysan Teal Anas laysanensis nesting phenology and site characteristics on Laysan Island. Wildfowl 57: 54-67.

Campbell, SP, A Clark, LH Crampton, AD Guerry, L Hatch, PR Hossieni, JJ Lawler and RJ O’Connor. 2002.  An assessment of monitoring efforts in endangered species recovery plans.  Ecological Applications 12: 674-681.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Switzer, R.  A. Lieberman, J. Nelson and L.H. Crampton. 2013. Augmentation of the Puaiohi population through captive propagation and release on the Alakai Plateau, Kauai, Hawaii, USA. Reintroduction Specialist Group Book, IUCN.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

Paxton, EH, KW Brinck, LH Crampton JM Hite, MS Costantini. 2020. 2018 Kaua’i forest bird population estimates and trends. HCSU Technical Report Series 98. https://dspace.lib.hawaii.edu/handle/10790/5507

LaPointe, DA, TV Black, M Riney, KW Brinck, LH Crampton, JM Hite. 2020. Field trials to test new trap technologies for monitoring Culex populations and the efficacy of the biopesticide formulation VectoMax® FG for control of larval Culex quinquefasciatusin the Alaka’i Plateau, Kaua’i, Hawaii. HCSU Technical Report Series 96. https://dspace.lib.hawaii.edu/handle/10790/5384

Paxton, EH, J Burgett, E McDonald-Fadden, E Bean, CT Atkinson, D Ball, C Cole, LH Crampton, J Kraus, DA LaPointe, L Mehrhoff, MD Samuel, DC Brewer, SJ Converse, and S Morey. 2012. Keeping Hawai’i’s Forest Birds One Step Ahead of Avian Diseases in a Warming World: a focus on Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge. A case study from the Structured Decision Making Workshop, Volcano HI. National Conservation Training Center. Sheperdstown, WV.

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