Tenth Readings Energy impacts on wildlife – electricity, wind, fossil fuels, radionuclides
1. Arnett, E., Huso, M., Schirmacher, M. and Hayes, J. 2011. Altering turbine speed reduces bat mortality at wind-energy facilities. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9: 209-214.
2. Boshoff, A., Minnie, J., Tambling, C. and Michael, M. 2011. The impact of power line-related mortality of the Cape vulture Gyps coprotheres in a part of its range, with an emphasis on electrocution. Bird Conservation International 21: 311-327.
3. Camina, A. 2012. Bat fatalities at wind farms in northern Spain – lessons to be learned. Acta Chiropterologica 14: 205-212.
4. Camphuysen, K. Seabirds and chronic oil pollution: Self-cleaning properties of gulls, Laridae, as revealed from colour-ring sightings. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62: 514-519.
5. Camphuysen, K. 2010. Declines in oil-rates of stranded birds in the North Sea highlight spatial patterns in reductions of chronic oil pollution. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60: 1299-1306.
6. Cruz-Delgado, F., Wiedenfeld, D. and Gonzalez, J. 2010. Assessing the potential impact of wind turbines on the endangered Galapagos petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia at San Cristobal Island, Galapagos. Biodiversity Conservation 19: 679-694.
7. de Lucas, M., Ferrer, M., Bechard, M. and Munoz, A. 2012. Griffon vulture mortality at wind farms in southern Spain: Distribution of fatalities and active mitigation measures. Biological Conservation 147: 184-189.
8. Esler, D., Ballachey, B., Trust, K., Iverson, S., Reed, J., Miles, A., Henderson, J., Woodin, B., Stegeman, J., McAdie, M., Mulcahy, D. and Wilson, B. 2011. Cytochrome P4501A biomarker indication of the timeline of chronic exposure of Barrow’s goldeneyes to residual Exxon Valdez oil. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62: 609-614.
9. Esler, D. and Iverson, S. 2010. Female harlequin duck winter survival 11 to 14 years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Journal of Wildlife Management 74: 471-478.
10. Esler, D., Trust, K., Ballachey, B., Iverson, S., Lewis, T., Rizzolo, D., Mulcahy, D., Miles, K., Woodin, B., Stegeman, J., Henderson, J. and Wilson, B. 2010. Cytochrome P4501A biomarker indication of oil exposure in harlequin ducks up to 20 years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29: 1138-1145.
11. Ferrer, M., de Lucas, M., Janss, G., Casado, E., Munoz, A., Bechard, M. and Calabuig, C. 2012. Weak relationship between risk assessment studies and recorded mortality in wind farms. Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 38-46.
12. Galvan, I., Mousseau, T. and Moller, A. 2011. Bird population declines due to radiation exposure at Chernobyl are stronger in species with pheomelanin-based coloration. Oecologia 165: 827-835,
13, Harris, K., Nichol, L. and Ross, P., 2011. Hydrocarbon concentrations and patterns in free-ranging sea otters (Enhydra lutris) from British Columbia, Canada. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30: 2184-2193.
14. Hebert, C., Weseloh, D., MacMillan, S., Campbell, D. and Nordstrom, W. 2011. Metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in colonial waterbird eggs from Lake Athabasca and the Peace-Athabasca Delta, Canada. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30: 1178-1183.
15. Heriskorn, B., Ciborowski, J. and Smits, J. 2010. The effects of oil sands wetlands on wood frogs (Rana sylvatica). Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry 92: 1513-1527.
16. Hersikorn, B. and Smits, J. 2011. Compromised metamorphosis and thyroid hormone changes in wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) raised on reclaimed wetlands on the Athabasca oil sands. Environmental Pollution 159: 596-601.
17. Iverson, S. and Esler, D. 2010. Harlequin duck population injury and recovery dynamics following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. Ecological Applications 20: 1993-2006.
18. Kerlinger, P., Gehring, J. and Curry, R. 2011. Understanding bird collisions at communication towers and wind turbines: Status of impacts and research. Birding 43: 45-51.
19. Kerlinger, P., Gehring, J., Erickson, W., Curry, R., Jain, A. and Guarnaccia, J. 2010. Night migrant fatalities and obstruction lighting at wind turbines in North America. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122: 744-754.
20. Korner-Nievergelt, F., Korner-Nievergelt, P., Behr, O., Niermann, I., Brinkmann, R. and Hellriegel, B. 2011. A new method to determine bird and bat fatality at wind energy turbines from carcass searches. Wildlife Biology 17: 350-363.
21. Lehman, R., Savidge, J., Kennedy, P. and Harness, R. 2010. Raptor electrocution rates for a utility in the intermountain western United States. Journal of Wildlife Management 74: 459-470.
22. Martin, G. and Shaw, J. 2010. Bird collisions with power lines: Failing to see the way ahead? Biological Conservation 143: 2695-2702.
23. Melvin, S., Lantot, C., Craig, P., Moon, T., Peru, K., Headley, J. and Trudeau, V. 2013. Effects of naphthenic acid exposure on development and liver metabolic processes in anuran tadpoles. Environmental Pollution 177: 22-27.
24. Melvin, S. and Trudeau, V. 2012. Growth, development and incidence of deformities in amphibian larvae exposed as embryos to naphthenic acid concentrations detected in the Canadian oil sands region. Environmental Pollution 167: 178-183.
25. Metts, B., Buhlmann, K., Tuberville, T., Scott, D. and Hopkins, W. 2013. Maternal transfer of contaminants and reduced reproductive success of southern toads (Bufo [Anaxyrus] terrestris) exposed to coal combustion waste. Environmental Science and Technology 47: 2846-2853.
26. Metts, B., Buhlmann, K., Scott, D., Tuberville, T. and Hopkins, W. 2012. Interactive effects of maternal and environmental exposure to coal combustion wastes decrease survival of larval southern toads (Bufo terrestris). Environmental Pollution 164: 211-218.
27. Moller, A., Barnier, F. and Mousseau, T. 2012. Ecosystems effects 25 years after Chernobyl: Pollinators, fruit set and recruitment. Oecologia 179: 1155-1165.
28. Moller, A., Bonisoli-Alquati, A., Rudolfsen, G. and Mosseau, T. 2012. Elevated mortality among birds in Chernobyl as judged from skewed age and sex rations. Plos One e35223: 1-8.
29. Moller, A., Bonisoli-Alquati, A., Rudolfsen, G. and Mousseau, T. 2011. Chernobyl birds have smaller brains. Plos One e16862: 1-7.
30. Moller, A., Erritzoe, J., Karadass, R. and Mousseau, T. 2010. Historical mutation rates predict susceptibility to radiation in Chernobyl birds. Journal of Evolutionary Biology
31. Moller, A., Nishiumi, I., Suzuki, H., Ueda, K. and Mosseau, T. 2013. Differences in effects of radiation on abundance of animals in Fukushima and Chernobyl. Ecological Indicators 24: 75-81.
32. Moller, A. and Mousseau, T. 2010. Efficiency of bio-indicators for low-level radiation under field conditions. Ecological Indicators 23: 2132-2142.
33. Mousseau, T. and Moller, A. 2011. Landscape portrait: A look at the impacts of radioactive contaminants on Chernobyl’s wildlife. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 67: 38-46.
34. Paula, J., Leal, M., Silva, M., Mascarenhas, R., Costa, H. and Mascarenhas, M. 2011. Dogs as a tool to improve bird-strike mortality estimates at wind farms. Journal for Nature Conservation 19: 202-208.
35. Piorkowski, M. and O’Connell, T. 2010. Spatial patter of summer bat mortality from collisions with wind turbines in mixed-grass prairie. American Midland Naturalist 164: 260-269.
36. Raab, R., Schutz, D., Spakovszky, P., Julius, E. and Schulze, C. 2012. Underground cabling and marking power lines: Conservation measures rapidly reduced mortality of West-Pannonian great bustards Otis tarda. Bird Conservation International 22: 299-306.
37. Schaub, M. 2012. Spatial distribution of wind turbines is crucial for the survival of red kite populations. Biological Conservation 155: 111-118.
38. Shaw, J., Jenkins, A., Ryan, P. and Smallie, J. 2010. A preliminary survey of avian mortality on power lines in the Overberg, South Africa. Ostrich 81: 109-113.
39. Slater, S. and Smith, J. 2010. Effectiveness of raptor perch deterrents on an electrical transmission line in southwestern Wyoming. Journal of Wildlife Management 74: 1080-1088.
40. Smits, J., Hersikorn, B., Young, R. and Fedorak, P. 2012. Physiological effects and tissue residues from exposure of leopard frogs to commercial naphthenic acids. Science of the Total Environment 437:36-41.
41. Steinhauser, G., Merz, S., Kubber-Heiss, A., Katzlberger, C. 2012. Using animal thyroids as ultra-sensitive biomonitors for environmental radioiodine. Environmental Science and Technology 46: 12890-12894.
42. Thomas, P., Labrosse, A., Pomeroy, A., Otter, K. 2011. Effects of weather on avian migration at proposed ridgeline wind energy sites. Journal of Wildlife Management 75: 805-815.
43. Thompson, P., Lusseau, D., Barton, T., Simmons, D., Rusin, J. and Bailey, H. 2010. Assessing the responses of coastal cetaceans to the construction of offshore wind turbines. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60: 1200-1208.
44. Tinto, A., Real, J. and Manosa, S. 2010. Predicting and correcting electrocution of birds in Mediterranean areas. Journal of Wildlife Management 74: 1852-1862.
45. Tomas, G., Barba, E., Merino, S. and Martinez, J. 2012. Clutch size and egg volume in great tits (Parus major) increase under low intensity electromagnetic fields: A long-term field study. Environmental Research 118: 40-46.
46. von Wehrden H., Fischer, J., Brandt, P., Wagner, V., Kummerer, K., Kuemmerle, T., Nagel, A., Olsson, O. and Hostert, P. 2012. Consequences of nuclear accidents for biodiversity and ecosystem services. Conservation Letters 5: 81-89.
47. Weller, T. and Baldwin, J. 2012. Using echolocation monitoring to model bat occupancy and inform mitigations at wind energy facilities. Journal of Wildlife Management 76: 619-631.
48. Zabala, J., Zuberogoitia, I., Martinez-Climent, J. and Etxezarreta, J., 2011. Do long live seabirds reduce the negative effects of acute pollution on adult survival by skipping breeding? A study with European storm petrels (Hydrobates pelagicus) during the “Prestige” oil-spill. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62: 109-115.