Publications (select)


Evans, B. A. and D. E. Gawlik. 2020. Urban food subsidies reduce natural food limitations and reproductive costs for a wetland bird. Sci Rep 10, 14021 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-70934-x

Evans, B. A. and A. E. Jackson. 2019. Artificial lure use by a Great White Heron (Ardea herodias occidentalis) in south Florida. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 131:171-173. https://doi.org/10.1676/18-64

Jackson, A. E., and B. A. Evans. 2019. Opportunistic foraging on nestling regurgitants by adult Snowy Egrets (Egretta thula). Florida Field Naturalist 47:21-24 

Calle, L., L. Green, A. Strong, and D. E. Gawlik. 2018. Time-integrated habitat availability is a resource attribute that informs patterns of use in intertidal areas. Ecological Monographs 88:600-620. https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/ecm.1305

Chastant, J. E., and D. E. Gawlik. 2018. Water level fluctuations influence wading bird prey availability and nesting in a subtropical late ecosystem. Waterbirds 41:35-45. https://bioone.org/journals/waterbirds/volume-41/issue-1/063.041.0105/Water-Level-Fluctuations-Influence-Wading-Bird-Prey-Availability-and-Nesting/10.1675/063.041.0105.full

Klassen, J. A., and D. E. Gawlik. 2018. Does a long-term shift in Wood Stork kiet foreshadow adaptability to human-induced rapid environmental change? Journal of Field Ornithology 82:126-139. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/jofo.12253

Chastant, J. E., M. L. Petersen, and D. E. Gawlik. 2017. Nesting substrate and water-level fluctuations influence wading bird nesting patterns in a large shallow eutrophic lake. Hydrobiologia 788:371-383. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs10750-016-3015-0.pdf

Klassen, J. A., and D. E. Gawlik. 2017. Tradeoffs between fine-scale measurements and coarse sensory data for long-term monitoring of pulsed wetlands. Freshwater Biology 62:649-663. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/fwb.12891

Mansoor, Z. and D. E. Gawlik. 2017. Abundance and habitat associations of the Florida apple snail in South Florida. Florida Atlantic University Undergraduate Research Journal 6:63-70.

Klassen, J. A., D. E., Gawlik, and P. C. Frederick. 2016. Linking wading bird prey selection to number of nests. Journal of Wildlife Management 80:1450-1460.  https://wildlife.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/jwmg.21141

Botson, B. A., D. E. Gawlik, and J. C. Trexler. 2016. Mechanisms that generate resource pulses in a fluctuating wetland. PLoS ONE 11(17): e0158864. https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article/file?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0158864&type=printable

Calle, L., D. E. Gawlik, Z. Xie, L. Green, B. Lapointe, and A. Strong. 2016. Effects of tidal periodicities and diurnal foraging constraints on the density of foraging wading birds. Auk 133: 378-396. https://academic.oup.com/auk/article/133/3/378/5149228

Beerens, J. M., P. C. Frederick, E. G. Noonburg, and D. E. Gawlik. 2015. Determining habitat quality for species that demonstrate dynamic habitat selection. Ecology and Evolution 5: 5685-5697. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ece3.1813 

Callaghan, C. T., and D. E. Gawlik. 2015. Efficacy of eBird data as an aid in conservation planning and monitoring. Journal of Field Ornithology 86(4):298-304.

Chastant, J. E., R. A. Botta, and D. E. Gawlik. 2015. First record of Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) nesting on Lake Okeechobee since 1874. Florida Field Naturalist 43: 114-118.

Green L., B. E. Lapointe, D. E. Gawlik. 2015. Winter pulse and seagrass epiphyte bloom: evidence of anthropogenic enrichment or natural nutrient conditions in the Great White Heron Natural Wildlife Refuge, lower Florida Keys? Estuaries and Coasts 124: 45-53. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s12237-015-9940-8.pdf 

Herring, G, C.A. Smith, D.E. Gawlik, J.M. Beerens, and J.T. Ackerman. 2014. Physiological Condition of Juvenile Wading Birds in Relation to Multiple Landscape Stressors in the Florida Everglades: Effects of Hydrology, Prey Availability, and Mercury Bioaccumulation. PLoS ONE. 9(9): e106447 https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0106447

Klassen, J.A., D.E. Gawlik and B. A. Botson 2014. Length–weight and length–length relationships for common fish and crayfish species in the Everglades, Florida, USA. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 30:564-566. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jai.12406

Herring, G, C. A. Eagles-Smith, J. T. Ackerman, D. E. Gawlik, and J. M. Beerens 2013. Landscape factors and hydrology influence mercury concentrations in wading birds breeding in the Florida Everglades, USA. Science of the Total Environment. 458-460:637-646. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969713004580?via%3Dihub

Beck, T.J., D.E. Gawlik, and E.V. Pearlstine 2013. Community patterns in treatment wetlands, natural wetlands, and croplands in Florida. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 125: 329-341. https://doi.org/10.1676/12-153.1

Herring G. and D. E. Gawlik 2012. Differential physiological responses to prey availability by the Great Egret and White Ibis. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 77:58-67. https://wildlife.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jwmg.445

Xie, Z., L Pearlstine, and D. E. Gawlik 2012. Developing a fine-resolution digital elevation model to support hydrological modeling and ecological studies in the northern Everglades. GIScience & Remote Sensing. 49:664-686. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2747/1548-1603.49.5.664

Lantz, S. M., D. E. Gawlik, and M. I. Cook. 2011. The Effects of water depth and emergent vegetation on foraging success and habitat selection of wading birds in the Everglades. Waterbirds 34:439-447. https://doi.org/10.1675/063.034.0406

Beerens, J. M., D.E. Gawlik, G. Herring, and M. I. Cook. 2011. Dynamic habitat selection by two wading bird species with divergent foraging strategies in a seasonally fluctuating wetland. The Auk. 128:651-662. https://academic.oup.com/auk/article/128/4/651/5148627  

Calle, L. and D. E. Gawlik 2011. Anthropogenic food in the diet of the sacred ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus), a non-native wading bird in southeastern Florida, USA. Florida Field Naturalist. 39: 1-34.

Dorn, N. J., M. I. Cook, G. H. Herring, R. A. Boyle, J. Nelson and D. E. Gawlik. 2011. Aquatic prey switching and urban foraging by the White Ibis Eudocimus albus are determined by wetland hydrological conditions. IBIS. 153: 323-335 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1474-919X.2011.01101.x

Herring, G., M. I. Cook, D. E. Gawlik, and E. M. Call. 2011. Food availability is expressed through physiologcial stress indicators in nestling white ibis: a food supplementation experiment. Functional Ecology. 25: 682-690. https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1365-2435.2010.01792.x

Herring H. K. and D. E. Gawlik. 2011. Resource selection functions for wood stork foraging habitat in the southern Everglades. 34: 133-142. https://doi.org/10.1675/063.034.0201

Pierce, R. L., and D. E. Gawlik. 2010. Wading bird foraging habitat selection in the Florida Everglades. Waterbirds. 33:494-503. https://doi.org/10.1675/063.033.0408

Herring, G. and D. E. Gawlik.  2010.  Avian radio-transmitter harness wear and failure. Southeastern Naturalist. 9:595-604. https://doi.org/10.1656/058.009.0316

Herring, G., D. E. Gawlik, M. I. Cook, J. M. Beerens. 2010. Sensitivity of nesting great egrets and white ibises to reduced prey availability. Auk 127:660-670. https://doi.org/10.1525/auk.2010.09144
Lantz, S. M., D. E. Gawlik, and M. I. Cook.  2010.  The effects of water depth and submerged aquatic vegetation on foraging habitat selection and foraging success of wading birds. Condor. 112: 460-469. https://doi.org/10.1525/cond.2010.090167  

Xie, Z., D. E. Gawlik, J. M. Beerens, Z. Liu, and A. L. Higer. 2009.  Variability patterns and outlier smoothing of the Everglades Depth Estimation Network digital elevation model in the northern Everglades. Papers of the Applied Geography Conference 32:342-351.   

Herring, G., D. E. Gawlik, and D. A. Rumbold.  2009. Feather mercury concentrations and physiological condition of Great Egret and White Ibis nestlings in the Florida Everglades. Science of the Total Environment 407:2641-2649. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004896970801303X   

Herring, G. and D. E. Gawlik. 2009. Stability of avian fecal corticosterone metabolites levels in frozen feces. Journal of Wildlife Management 73:1010-1013. https://wildlife.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2193/2008-398

Frederick, P., D. E. Gawlik, J. C. Ogden, M. Cook and M. Lusk.  2009. The White Ibis and Wood Stork as indicators for restoration of Everglades Ecosystem. Ecological Indicators 
9S:S83-S95. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X08001556

Herring, G., J.M. Beerens, and D. E. Gawlik. 2008. Evaluating two new methods for capturing large wetland birds. Journal of Field Ornithology. 79:102-110. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1557-9263.2008.00151.x

Herring, G., D. E. Gawlik, and J. M. Beerens. 2008. Sex determination for the Great Egret and White Ibis. Waterbirds 31:306-311. https://doi.org/10.1675/1524-4695(2008)31[298:SDFTGE]2.0.CO;2

Dorn, N. J., G. Herring, and D. E. Gawlik. 2008. Estimation of crayfish abundance and size-structure in White Ibis diets. Waterbirds 31:417-423. https://doi.org/10.1675/1524-4695-31.3.417

Herring, G. and D. E. Gawlik. 2007. Potential for successful population establishment the nonindigenous Sacred Ibis in the Florida Everglades. Biological Invasions 10: 969-976. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10530-007-9174-1

Herring, G. and D. E. Gawlik. 2007. The role of stress proteins in the study of allostatic overload in birds, use and applicability to current studies in avian ecology. The Scientific World. 7:1596-1602. https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/2fe8/432f48efbf59ad8a4678459ca5232b21e2b4.pdf?_ga=2.253540681.1536929156.1569419202-1027882437.1569419202

Gawlik, D. E. and G. E. Crozier. 2007. A test of cues affecting habitat selection by wading birds. The Auk 124:1075-1082. https://doi.org/10.1642/0004-8038(2007)124[1075:ATOCAH]2.0.CO;2

Herring, G., and D. E. Gawlik. 2007. Multiple nest-tending behavior in an adult female White Ibis. Waterbirds 30:150-151. https://doi.org/10.1675/1524-4695(2007)030[0150:MNBIAA]2.0.CO;2

Gawlik, D. E. 2006. The role of wildlife science in wetland ecosystem restoration: lessons from the Everglades. Ecological Engineering 26:70-83. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857405001941

Havens, K. E. and D. E. Gawlik. 2005. Lake Okeechobee conceptual ecological model. Wetlands 25:908-925. https://doi.org/10.1672/0277-5212(2005)025[0908:LOCEM]2.0.CO;2

Wetzel, P. R., A. G. van der Valk, S. Newman, D. E. Gawlik, T. T. Gann, C. A. Coronado-Molina, D. L. Childers, and F. H. Sklar. 2005. Maintaining tree islands in the Florida Everglades: Nutrient Redistribution Key. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3:370-376. https://www.jstor.org/stable/3868586?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents

Sklar, F. H., M. J. Chimney, S. Newman, P. McCormick, D. Gawlik, S. Miao, C. McVoy, W. Said, J. Newman, C. Coronado, G. Crozier, M. Korvela, and K. Rutchey. 2005. The ecological-societal underpinnings of Everglades restoration. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3:161-169. https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1890/1540-9295%282005%29003%5B0161%3ATEUOER%5D2.0.CO%3B2

Crozier, G. E. and D. E. Gawlik. 2003. The use of decoys as a research tool for attractive wading birds. Journal of Field Ornithology 74: 53-58. https://www.jstor.org/stable/4131088?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents

Crozier, G. E. and D. E. Gawlik. 2003. Wading bird nesting effort as an index to wetland ecosystem integrity. Waterbirds 26: 303-324. https://doi.org/10.1675/1524-4695(2003)026[0303:WBNEAA]2.0.CO;2

Kelly, J. F., D. E. Gawlik , and D. K., Kieckbusch. 2003. An updated account of wading bird foraging behavior. 115: 105-107. https://doi.org/10.1676/02-053

Smith, S. M., D. E. Gawlik , K. Rutchey, G. E. Crozier and S. Gray. 2003. Assessing drought-related ecological risk in the Florida Everglades. Journal of Environmental Management 68: 355-366. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479703001026

Bancroft, G., D. E. Gawlik, and K Rutchey. 2002. Distribution of wading birds relative to vegetation and water depth in the northern Everglades of Florida, USA . Waterbirds 25: 265-277. https://doi.org/10.1675/1524-4695(2002)025[0265:DOWBRT]2.0.CO;2

Crozier, G. E. and D. E. Gawlik. 2002. Avian response to nutrient enrichment in an oligotrophic wetland, the Florida Everglades. The Condor 104: 631-642. https://www.jstor.org/stable/1370743?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents

Gawlik, D. E. 2002. The effects of prey availability on the numerical response of wading birds. Ecological Monographs 72: 329-346. https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1890/0012-9615%282002%29072%5B0329%3ATEOPAO%5D2.0.CO%3B2