Beringia South Publications

Human-caused mortality influences spatial population dynamics: Pumas in landscapes with varying mortality risks. 2013 Jesse R. Newby, L. Scott Mills, Toni K. Ruth, Daniel H. Pletscher, Michael S. Mitchell, Howard B. Quigley, Kerry M. Murphy, Rich DeSimoneBiological Conservation. 159:230-239

Variation in cougar (Puma concolor) predation habits during wolf (Canis lupus) recovery in the southern Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. 2013. T.D. Bartnick, T.R. Van Deelen, H.B. Quigley, and D. Craighead. Canadian Journal of Zoology.

Lead Exposure in Bald Eagles from Big Game Hunting, the Continental Implications and Successful Mitigation Efforts. 2012. Bryan Bedrosian*, Derek Craighead, Ross Crandall. PLoS One. 7: e51978

Interseasonal Movements of Greater Sage-Grouse, Migratory Behavior, and an Assessment of the Core Regions Concept in Wyoming. 2012. B.C. Fedy, C.L. Aldridge, K.E. Doherty, M. O'Donnell, J.L. Beck, B. Bedrosian, M.J. Holloran, G.D. Johnson, N.W. Kaczor, C.P. Kirol, C.A. Mandich, D. Marshall, G. McKee, C. Olson, C.C. Swanson, B.L. Walker. The Journal of Wildlife Management 2012. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.337.

Gobi Bear Population Survey 2009. Final Report May 2011. Odbayar Tumendemberel, Michael Proctor, Harry Reynolds, Luvsamjamba Amgalan, Tuya Tserenbataa, Mijiddorj Batmunkh, Derek Craighead, Nyambayar Yanjin, David Paetkau.

The Andean Condor: A Field Study. 2011. J. McGahan.

Lead Exposure in Large Carnivores in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. 2011. T.A. Rogers, B. Bedrosian, J. Graham, K.R. Foresman. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 9999:1-8; 2011; DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.277

Cougar Survival and Source-Sink Structure on Greater Yellowstone’s Northern Range. 2011. Toni K. Ruth, Mark A. Haroldson, Kerry M. Murphy, Polly C. Buotte, Maurice G. Hornocker, Howard B. Quigley. The Journal of Wildlife Management 75 (6):1381-1398; 2011; DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.190.

Comparing ground telemetry and global positioning system methods to determine cougar kill rates. 2010. Ruth, T.K., Buotte, P.C., and H.B. Quigley. Journal of Wildlife Managements. 74:1122-1133.

Common Raven Activity in Relation to Land Use in Western Wyoming: Implications for Greater Sage-Grouse Reproductive Success. 2010. T.D. Bui, J.M. Marzluff, B. Bedrosian. The Condor. 000(0):1-14.

Investigating Cougar Predation Habits in the Southern Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. 2010. Travis D. Bartnick MS Thesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

Presence of the neurotoxic amino acids β -N-methylamino-L-alanine(BMAA) and 2,4-diamino-butyric acid (DAB) in shallow springs from the Gobi Desert. 2009. D. Craighead, J.S. Metcalf, S.A. Banack, L. Amgalan, H.V. Reynolds, and M. Batmunkh. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, 10: 1, 96 — 100.

A relationship between blood lead levels of Common Ravens and the hunting season in the Southern Yellowstone Ecosystem. In R.T. Watson, M. Fuller, M. Pokras, and. W.G. Hunt. (Eds).Craighead, D. and B. Bedrosian. 2009.Ingestion of Lead From Spent Ammunition: Implications for Wildlife and Humans. The Peregrine Fund. Boise, ID, USA.

Difference in blood lead levels detections techniques: Analysis among and between three techniques and four avian species. R.T. Watson, M. Fuller, M. Pokras, and. W.G. Hunt. (Eds). Bedrosian, B., C. Parish, and D. Craighead. 2009. Ingestion of Lead From Spent Ammunition: Implications for Wildlife and Humans. The Peregrine Fund. Boise, ID, USA.

Blood lead levels of Common Ravens with access to big-game offal. 2008. Craighead, D. and B. Bedrosian.Journal of Wildlife Management. 72:240-245.

Frequency of Injuries in Three Raptor Species Wintering in Northeastern Arkansas. 
2007. Bryan E. Bedrosian and Amy M. St.Pierre. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 119( 2).296–298.


Evaluation of techniques for attaching transmitters to Common Raven nestlings. 2007. Bryan Bedrosian and Derek Craighead. Northwestern Naturalist. 88:1–6.

Band Wear In Common Ravens . 2007. Bryan Bedrosian and Derek Craighead. North American Bird Bander. 1-5.

Nesting and post-fledging ecology of the Common Raven in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. 2005. Bryan Bedrosian MS Thesis, University of Arkansas, Jonesboro, AR.

Using morphometrics to determine the sex of Common Ravens. 2008. Bryan Bedrosian, Jeanette Loutsch, and Derek Craighead. Northwestern Naturalist. 89:46–52.

Record Mass For North American Eagle. 2008. Bryan Bedrosian, Derek Craighead, and Thomas Rogers. Journal of Raptor Research. 42:156-157.

Effects of Blowdown on Small Mammal Populations. 2004. Jonathan Pauli, Bryan Bedrosian and Nic Osterberg. Am. Midl. Nat. 156:151–162.

A Technique for Non-Invasively Detecting Stress Response in Cougars. 2004. Frances Bonier, Howard Quigley, Steven N. Austad. Wildlife Society Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 3 (Autumn, 2004), pp.711-717, Published by: Allen Press.

Large-Carnivore Response to Recreational Big-Game Hunting along the Yellowstone National Park and Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Boundary. 2003. Toni K. Ruth, Douglas W. Smith, Mark A Haroldson, Polly C. Buotte, Charles C. Schwartz, Howard B. Quigley, Steve Cherry, Kerry M. Murphy, Dan Tyers, Kevin Frey, Wildlife Society Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 4 (Winter, 2003), pp. 1150-1161.

Assessing differential prey selection patterns between two sympatric large carnivores. 2003. Jason S. Husseman, Dennis L. Murray, Gary Power, Curt Mack, C. R. Wenger and Howard Quigley, Oikos Volume 101, Issue 3, pages 591-601, June 2003.

Graduate and Undergraduate Theses

Identifying Environmental Factors Influencing Golden Eagle Presence and Reproductive Success. Ross Crandall. Master of Science (Wildlife Biology) at The University of Montana. 2013.

Puma Dispersal Ecology in the Central Rocky Mountains. Jesse Ray Newby. Master of Science (Wildlife Biology) at The University of Montana. 2011.

Investigating Cougar Predation Habits in the Southern Greater Yellow Ecosystem. Travis D. Bartnick. Master of Science (Wildlife Ecology) at the University of Wisconsin Madison. 2010.

Blood Selenium Concentration in Ravens, Bald Eagles, and Mallard Ducks. 2010. Trapper Haynam BS Thesis, University of Montana, Missoula, MT.

Characteristics of Wolf and Cougar Kill Sites in the Southern Yellowstone Ecosystem. Susannah Woodruff. Master of Arts (Environmental Studies - Wildlife Biology) at Prescott College. 2006.

Nesting and Post-Fledgling Ecology of the Common Raven in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. Bryan Bedrosian. Master of Science Arkansas State University. 2005.

Craighead Beringia South Reports

The Ghost of the Forest. Great Gray Owl Study Update. Fall 2013.

Craighead Beringia South Report to the Community. Wildlife Science and Education. 2012 - 2013. View Online. To request a hard copy please email beringia@beringiasouth.org with your mailing address.

Sage-Grouse Completion Report: 2007-2009. 2010. B. Bedrosian, D. Craighead, R. Crandall, M. Ruehmann, V. Slabe. Report on Craighead Beringia South Sage-Grouse study.

The Teton Cougar Project: Cougar Ecology and Monitoring in the Southern Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Progress Report 2012.