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David K. Garcelon,
President

 

Publications

Hanson, C.C., W.J. Jolley, G. Smith, D.K. Garcelon, B.S. Keitt, A.E. Little, K.J. Campbell. 2015. Feral cat eradication in the presence of endemic San Nicolas Island foxes. Biological Invasions 17:977–986.

Vickers, T.W., D.L. Clifford, D.K. Garcelon, J.L. King, C.L. Duncan, P.M. Gaffney, W.M. Boyce. 2015. Pathology and epidemiology of ceruminous gland tumors among endangered Santa Catalina Island foxes (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) in the Channel Islands, USA. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0143211. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0143211

M.E. Moriarty, T.W. Vickers, D.L. Clifford, D.K. Garcelon, P.M. Gaffney, K.W. Lee, J.L. King, C.L. Duncan, W.M. Boyce. 2015. Ear mite removal in the Santa Catalina Island Fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae): controlling risk factors for cancer development. PLoS ONE 10(12): e0144271. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0144271

Pagel, J.E., P.B. Sharpe, D.K. Garcelon, A.E. Little, S.K. Taylor, K.R. Faulkner and C.S. Gorbics. 2012. Exposure of bald eagles to lead on the northern Channel Islands, California.  The Journal of Raptor Research. PDF

Inoue, H., D.L. Clifford, T.W. Vickers, T.J. Coonan, D.K. Garcelon and D.L. Borjesson. 2012. Biochemical and hematological reference intervals for the endangered island fox (Urocyon littoralis).  Journal of Wildlife Diseases. PDF

Sullivan, B.L., E.L. Kershner, S.P. Finn, A.M. Condon, D.M. Cooper, and D.K. Garcelon. 2011. Nest-site characteristics of red-tailed hawks and common ravens on San Clemente Island, California.  Journal of Raptor Research 45(3):252-256. PDF

Hudgens, B.R., and D.K. Garcelon. 2011. Induced changes in island fox (Urocyon littoralis) activity do not mitigate extinction threat posed by a novel predator.  Oecologia 165:699-705. PDF

Floyd, C.H., D.H. Van Vuren, D.R. Crooks, K.L. Jones, D.K. Garcelon, N.M. Belfiore, J.W. Dragoo and B. May.  2011.  Genetic differentiation of island spotted skunks, Spilogale gracilis amphiala.  Journal of Mammalogy 92:148-158. PDF

Hudgens, B.R., T.J. Coonan, K.R. Faulkner, and D.K. Garcelon. 2011. Ghost prey and missing conflicts: Reinterpreting the implications of bald eagle diet composition on the California Channel Islands.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. PDF

Coonan, T.J., C.A. Schwemm, and D.K. Garcelon.  2010.  Decline and recovery of the island fox.  Cambridge University Press, NY.  212pp.

Namekata, M.S.,  D. Clifford, R.W. Kasten, J.B. Henn, D.K. Garcelon, T.J. Coonan, and Bruno B. Chomel. 2009. Seroprevalence of Bartonella spp. in the endangered island fox (Urocyon littoralis). Veterinary Microbiology 136:184-187.

Damiani, C.C., and D.K. Garcelon, eds.  2009.  Proceedings of the Seventh California Islands Symposium, Oxnard, California, February 5-8, 2008.  Institute for Wildlife Studies, Arcata, California.  402pp.

Kaiser, S.A., E.L. Kershner, and D.K. Garcelon.  2009. The influence of nest substrate and nest site characteristics on the risk of San Clemente Sage Sparrow nest failure.  Pages 301-313 In: Damiani, C.C., and D.K. Garcelon, (eds.) Proceedings of the Seventh California Islands Symposium, Oxnard, California, February 5-8, 2008.  Institute for Wildlife Studies, Arcata, California. PDF

Timm, S.F., L. Munson, B. Summers, K. Terio, E. Dubovi, C. Rupprecht, S. Kapil, and D.K. Garcelon.  2009.  A suspected canine distemper epidemic as the cause of a catastrophic decline in Santa Catalina Island foxes (Urocyon littoralis catalinae).  Journal of Wildlife Disease 45:333-343. PDF

Matsebula, S.N., A. Monadjem, K.M. Roques, and D.K. Garcelon. 2009. The diet of the aardwolf, Proteles cristatus, at Malolotja Nature Reserve, western Swaziland.  African Journal of Ecology 47:448-451. PDF

Bakker, V.J., D.F. Doak, G.W. Roemer, D.K. Garcelon, T.J. Coonan, S.A. Morrison, C. Lynch, K. Ralls and R. Shaw. 2009. Estimating and incorporating ecological drivers and parameter uncertainty into a demographic population viability analysis for the Island Fox (Urocyon littoralis). Ecological Monographs Vol. 79:77-108. PDF

McCann, B.E., and D.K. Garcelon.  2008.  Eradication of feral pigs from Pinnacle National Monument.  Journal of Wildlife Management 72:1287-1295. PDF

Heath, S.R., E.L. Kershner, D.M. Cooper, S. Lynn, J.L. Turner, N. Warnock, S. Farabaugh, K. Brock, and D.K. Garcelon. 2008. Rodent control and food supplementation increase productivity of endangered San Clemente Loggerhead Shrikes, Lanius lucovicianus mearnsi.  Biological Conservation 141: 2506-2515. PDF

Bragin, E. A., T. Katzner, P. Sharpe, D.K. Garcelon, and A.E. Bragin.  2008.  Results of the research of the imperial eagle’s migrations in the northern Kazakhstan. Pages 195-197 in Research and Conservation of the Raptors in Northern Eurasia, (V.M. Galushin, chief editor).  Published by Ivanovo State University, Russia. 359pp.

Cesh, L.S., T.D. Williams, D.K. Garcelon, J.E. Elliott.  2008.  Patterns and trends of choloinated hydrocarbons in nestling bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) plasma in British Columbia and California.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

Clifford, D. L., R. Woodroffe, D.K. Garcelon, S.F. Timm, and J.A.K. Mazet. 2007. Using pregnancy rates and perinatal mortality to evaluate the success of recovery strategies in endangered island foxes.  Animal Conservation 10: 422-451.

Bakker, V.J., D.H. Van Vuren, K.R. Crooks, C.A. Scott, J. T. Wilcox and D.K. Garcelon.  2006.  Serologic survey of the island spotted skunk on Santa Cruz Island.  Western North American Naturalist 66:456-461.

Lynn, S., J.A. Martin, and D.K. Garcelon.  2006.  Can supplemental foraging perches enhance habitat for endangered San Clemente loggerhead shrikes (Lanius ludovicianus mearnsi)? Wilson Journal of Ornithology 118: 333-340.

McKinney, M., L. Cesh, J.E. Elliott, T.D. Williams, D.K. Garcelon, and R.J. Letcher. 2006.  Brominated flame retardants and halogenated phenolic compounds in North American west coast bald eaglet (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) plasma. Environmental Science and Technology 40:6275-6281. PDF

Clifford, D.L., J.A.K. Mazet, E.J. Dubovi, D.K. Garcelon, T.J. Coonan, P.A. Conrad, and L. Munson.  2006.  Pathogen exposure in endangered island fox (Urocyon littoralis) populations: implications for conservation management.  Biological Conservation 131: 230-243. PDF

Garcelon, D.K. and C.A. Schwemm. Editors.  2005.  Proceedings of the VI California Islands Symposium.  National Park Service Technical Publication CHIS-05-01, Institute for Wildlife Studies, Arcata, CA.  508 pp.

Coonan, T.J., C.A. Schwemm, G.W. Roemer, D.K. Garcelon, and L. Munson.  2005.  Decline of an island fox subspecies to near extinction. Southwest Naturalist 50: 32-41. PDF

Garcelon, D.K., K.P. Ryan, and P.T. Schuyler.  2005.  Application of Techniques for feral pig eradication on Santa Catalina Island, California.  In: D.K. Garcelon and C.A. Schwemm (eds.), Proceedings of the VI California Islands Symposium. National Park Service Technical Publication CHIS-05-01, Institute for Wildlife Studies, Arcata, CA.

Condon, A.M., E.L. Kershner, B.L. Sullivan, D.M. Cooper, and D.K. Garcelon.  2005.  Spotlight surveys for grassland owls on San Clemente Island, California.  The Wilson Bulletin 117: 177-184. PDF 

Monadjem, A., and D.K. Garcelon.  2005.  Nesting distribution of vultures in relation to land use in Swaziland.  Biodiversity and Conservation 14: 2079-2093. PDF

Bakker, V.J., D.K. Garcelon, E.T. Aschehoug, K.R. Crooks, C. Newman, G.A. Schmidt, D.H. Van Vuren, and R. Woodroffe.  2005.  Current status of the Santa Cruz Island Fox (Urocyon littoralis santacruzae).  In: D.K. Garcelon and C.A. Schwemm (eds.), Proceedings of the VI California Islands Symposium. National Park Service Technical Publication CHIS-05-0, Institute for Wildlife Studies, Arcata, CA. PDF

Thompson, C.M., P. Nye, G.A. Schmidt, and D.K. Garcelon. 2005. Foraging ecology of bald eagles in a freshwater tidal system. Journal of Wildlife Management 69(2):600–608. PDF

Kohlmann, S.G., G.A. Schmidt, and D.K. Garcelon. 2005. A population viability analysis for the island fox on Santa Catalina Island, California. Ecological Modeling 183:77–94.

Aguilar, A., G. Roemer, S. Debenham, M. Binns, D.K. Garcelon, and R.K. Wayne. 2004. High MHC diversity maintained by balancing selection in an otherwise genetically monomorphic mammal.   Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, vol. 101:10, 3490–3494.

Crooks, K.R., D.K. Garcelon,  C.A. Scott,  J.E. Depue,  J.T. Wilcox,  R.B. Kimsey, D.H. van Vuren. 2004. Ectoparasites of a Threatened Insular Endemic Mammalian Carnivore: The Island Spotted Skunk. American Midland Naturalist, vol. 151, no. 1, 35–41. PDF

Sullivan, B.L.,  E.L. Kershner, S.P. Finn, A.M. Condon, D.M. Cooper, and D.K. Garcelon. 2003. Nest-site characteristics and linear abundance of cliff-nesting American kestrels on San Clemente Island, California. Journal of Raptor Research vol. 37, no. 4, 323–329.

Crooks, K.R., D.K. Garcelon,  C. A. Scott, J. T. Wilcox, S. F. Timm, and D. H. Van Vuren.  2003. Hematology and serum chemistry of the island spotted skunk on Santa Cruz Island. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 460–466.

Schuyler, P. T., D.K. Garcelon, and S. Escover. 2002.  Eradication of feral pigs (Sus scrofa) on Santa Catalina Island. Pages 274–286 In: Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species. Proceedings of the international conference on eradication of island invasives. (C.R. Veitch ad M.N. Clout, eds.). Occasional paper of the IUCN Species Survival Commission No. 27, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland.

Roemer, G.W., T.J. Coonan, D.K. Garcelon,  J. Bascompte, and Laughrin, L. 2001. Feral pigs facilitate hyperpredation by golden eagles and indirectly cause the decline of the island fox. Animal Conservation, vol. 4, no. 4, 307–318.

Roemer, G.W., D.A. Smith, D.K. Garcelon, and R.K. Wayne. 2001. The behavioural ecology of the island fox (Urocyon littoralis). Journal of Zoology, vol. 255, no. 1, 1–14.

Roemer, G.W., T.J. Coonan, D.K. Garcelon, C.H. Starbird, and J.W. McCall. 2000. Spatial and temporal variation in seroprevalence of canine heartworm antigen in the island fox. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 36(4):723–728.

Delaney, D.K., T.G. Grubb, D.K. Garcelon. 1999. An infrared video camera system for monitoring diurnal and nocturnal raptors. The Journal of Raptor Research 32:290–296.

Garcelon, D.K., G.W. Roemer, R.B. Phillips, and T. Coonan. 1999. Food provisioning by island foxes, Urocyon littoralis, to conspecifics caught in traps. The Southwestern Naturalist 44:83–86. PDF

Garcelon, D.K. and N.J. Thomas. 1997. DDE poisoning in an adult bald eagle. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 33:299–303.

Perkins, D.W., D.K. Phillips, and D.K. Garcelon. 1996. Predation of a bald eagle nestling by a red-tailed hawk. Journal of Raptor Research 30:249.

Garcelon, D.K., G.L. Slater, C.D. Danilson, and R.C. Helm. Cooperative nesting by a trio of bald eagles. Journal of Raptor Research 29:210–213.

Jenkins, M., R.M. Jurek, D.K. Garcelon, R. Mesta, W.G. Hunt, D.E. Driscoll, and R.W. Risebrough. 1994. DDE contamination and population parameters of the bald eagles Haliaeetus leucocephalus in California and Arizona, USA. In: Proceedings of the Fourth World Conference on Birds of Prey and Owls, Berlin. pp 751–756.

Garcelon, D.K., R.W. Wayne, and B.J. Gonzales. 1992. Serologic survey of the island fox (Urocyon littoralis ) on the Channel Islands, California, U.S.A. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 28:223–229.

Garcelon, D.K. 1990. Observations of aggressive interactions by bald eagles of known age and sex. The Condor 92:532–534. PDF

Garcelon, D.K. and G.W. Roemer. 1990. The reintroduction of bald eagles on Santa Catalina Island. Natural Sciences of Orange County, Volume 3. Natural History Foundation of Orange County, Newport Beach, California.

Garcelon, D.K., R.W. Risebrough, W.M. Jarman, A.B. Chartrand, and E.E. Littrell. 1989. Accumulation of DDE by bald eagles reintroduced to Santa Catalina Island in Southern California. In: Proceedings of the Third World Conference on Birds of Prey and Owls, Israel. pp 491–494.

Garcelon, D.K., and G.W. Roemer (Eds.). 1988. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Raptor Reintroduction, 1985. Institute for Wildlife Studies, Arcata, California. 148pp.

Garcelon, D.K., M. Martell, P. Redig and L. Buoen. 1985. Morphometric, karyotypic, and laparoscopic techniques for determining sex in bald eagles. Journal of Wildlife Management 49(3): 595–599. PDF

Garcelon, D.K. 1981. Mortality of great horned owls associated with skunks. The Murrelet 62(1):26. PDF

Garcelon, D.K. 1978. An expandable drop-off transmitter collar for young mountain lions. California Fish and Game 63(3):185–188.

Garcelon, D.K. and G. Bogue. 1977. Raptor Care and Rehabilitation. Night Owl Press, Walnut Creek, California. 143pp.

 

Professional Presentations (last 4 years only)

Augmentation of wolverines in the Sierra Nevada: Feasibility and implementation.  D.K. Garcelon, B.R. Hudgens, R.N. Brown, and J.K. Young.  Presented at The Wildlife Society, Western Section annual meeting, 9-11 February 2011, Riverside, CA.

An epidemic response plan for island endemics.  B.R. Hudgens, T.W. Vickers, D.L. Clifford, R.N. Brown, and D.K. Garcelon.  Presented at The Wildlife Society, Western Section annual meeting, 9-11 February 2011, Riverside, CA.

Treatment of ear mites as a management technique to reduce cancer risk in endangered Catalina Island foxes (Urocyon littoralis catalinae).  T.W. Vickers, D. L. Clifford, R.N. Brown, and D.K. Garcelon. Presented at The Wildlife Society, Western Section annual meeting, 9-11 February 2011, Riverside, CA.

Bald eagle restoration and monitoring on the California Channel Islands.  P.B. Sharpe and D.K. Garcelon. Presented at The Wildlife Society, Western Section annual meeting, 9-11 February 2011, Riverside, CA.

Recovery efforts for the endangered San Clemente loggerhead shrike.  M. Booker, S. Vissman, J. Stahl, R. Sprague, D. Biteman, S. Farabaugh, A. Bridges, and D. Garcelon.  Presented at The Wildlife Society, Western Section annual meeting, 9-11 February 2011, Riverside, CA.

Initial Recovery of endangered island foxes:  From management to monitoring.  T. Coonan, M.A. Booker, C.L. Boser, J. King, G. Smith, and D.K. Garcelon. Presented at The Wildlife Society, Western Section annual meeting, 9-11 February 2011, Riverside, CA.

Survival of juvenile San Clemente sage sparrows on San Clemente Island, California.  T. Docherty, A.S. Bridges, D.K. Garcelon, and B.R. Hudgens.  Presented at The Wildlife Society, Western Section annual meeting, 9-11 February 2011, Riverside, CA.

Ecological impacts and management of feral cats on the California Channel Islands.  D. Guttilla, P. Staff, A. Little, D.K. Garcelon, and J.L. King.  Presented at The Wildlife Society, Western Section annual meeting, 9-11 February 2011, Riverside, CA.

Predation at San Clemente loggerhead shrike nests:  Evaluation and quantification via remote video-camera systems. D.S. Biteman, A.S. Bridges, D.K. Garcelon, J.T. Stahl and M.A. Booker. Presented at the American Ornithologists Union annual meeting, 7-11 February, 2010, San Diego, CA.

Post-release survival and reproductive success of captive-bred San Clemente loggerhead shrikes.  R.S. Sprague, A.S. Bridges, D.K. Garcelon, S.M. Farabaugh, and M.A. Booker. Presented at the American Ornithologists Union annual meeting, 7-11 February, 2010, San Diego, CA.

Progress toward recovery of the endangered San Clemente loggerhead shrike.  J.T. Stahl, A.S. Bridges, D.K. Garcelon, R.S. Sprague, D.S. Biteman, S.M. Farabaugh, and M.A. Booker.  Presented at the American Ornithologists Union annual meeting, 7-11 February, 2010, San Diego, CA.

Survival of juvenile San Clemente sage sparrows on San Clemente Island, California. T.D. Docherty, A.S. Bridges, D.K. Garcelon, B. Hudgens, and M.A. Booker.  Presented at the American Ornithologists Union annual meeting, 7-11 February, 2010, San Diego, CA.

The reintroduction of bald eagles to the Channel Islands: a 30-year summary.  D.K. Garcelon and P. Sharpe.  Presented at the Raptor Research Foundation annual conference, Pitlochry, Scotland, 29 September – 4 October, 2009.

The San Clemente loggerhead shrike recovery program: Intensive adaptive management and the retrieval of an endangered bird from the brink.  A.S. Bridges, M. Booker, S. Baldwin, C. Craig, S. Farrabaugh, J. Fidorra, D.K. Garcelon, D. Simmons, and S. Vissman. Presented at The Wildlife Society annual meeting, 8-12 November, 2008, Miami, FL.

Automated remote telemetry: Developing a management plan for the San Nicolas Island fox. Ferrara, F.B. B.R. Hudgens, and D.K. Garcelon. Presented at Society for Conservation Biology Annual Meetings, July 13-17, 2008, Chattanooga, TN.

The San Clemente loggerhead shrike recovery program:  Maximizing survival through experimentation and adaptation in release techniques.  Fidorra, J. C., A. S. Bridges, S. M. Farabaugh, C. Craig, and D. K. Garcelon. Poster presented at the 1st International Wildlife Reintroduction Conference, April 15-16, 2008, Chicago, IL.

Update on the status of the endangered San Clemente loggerhead shrike. Craig, C., J. Bradley, A.S. Bridges, and D.K. Garcelon.  Presented at 7th Symposium on the California Channel Islands, 5-7 February, 2008, Oxnard, CA.

Bald eagle space use on the northern Channel Islands.  Dooley, J., P. Sharpe, and D.K. Garcelon.  Presented at 7th Symposium on the California Channel Islands, 5-7 February, 2008, Oxnard, CA.

Automated remote telemetry: Developing a management plan for the San Nicolas Island fox.  Ferrara, F., B.R. Hudgens, and D.K. Garcelon. Presented at 7th Symposium on the California Channel Islands, 5-7 February, 2008, Oxnard, CA.

Conservation and recovery of the island fox on Santa Cruz Island, California.  Garcelon, D.K., J. Fox, R. Wolstenholme, G. Schmidt, and T. Coonan. Presented at 7th Symposium on the California Channel Islands, 5-7 February, 2008, Oxnard, CA.

The Influence of nest substrate and nest site characteristics on the risk of San Clemente sage sparrow nest failure. Kaiser, S., E. Kershner, and D.K. Garcelon. Presented at 7th Symposium on the California Channel Islands, 5-7 February, 2008, Oxnard, CA.

Extinction outfoxed: Catalina Island’s fox population 8 years after its crash.  King, J., C. Duncan, and D.K. Garcelon. Presented at 7th Symposium on the California Channel Islands, 5-7 February, 2008, Oxnard, CA.

Bald eagle restoration on the California Channel Islands.  Sharpe, P. and D.K. Garcelon. Presented at 7th Symposium on the California Channel Islands, 5-7 February, 2008, Oxnard, CA.

Predator control and variability in the diet of feral cats on San Clemente Island, CA.  Simmons, D., A.S. Bridges and D.K. Garcelon. Presented at 7th Symposium on the California Channel Islands, 5-7 February, 2008, Oxnard, CA.

Sampling the nonexistent?  Evaluating the presence/absence of wolverines (Gulo gulo) in the Sierra Nevada. B.R. Hudgens and D.K. Garcelon 2007. Presented at Ecological Society of America meetings, 5-10 August, 2007, San Jose, CA.

Low juvenile and adult survival in the threatened San Clemente sage sparrow. S.A. Kaiser, E.L. Kershner, N.M. Munkwitz, J.M. Turner, F. Beaudry, B.R. Hudgens and D.K. Garcelon.  Presented at the Joint Ornithological Meetings, 3-7 October 2006, Veracruz, Mexico.

Diet of the endangered Mariana Swiftlet. C.R. Kohley, E.L. Kershner, D.K. Garcelon. Presented at the Joint Ornithological Meetings, 3-7 October 2006, Veracruz, Mexico.

Techniques and approaches for removal of feral pigs from island and mainland ecosystems.  D.K. Garcelon, K. Ryan, B. McCann.  Presented at the 21st Vertebrate Pest Conference, 1-4 March 2004, Visalia, CA.

Evaluation of an oral and food-based canarypox-vectored canine distemper vaccine in endangered channel island foxes (Urocyon littoralis).  T.W. Vickers, D.K. Garcelon, D.L. Fritcher, M. Christianson.  Presented at the Joint Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, and the American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians, August 2004, San Diego, CA.

Infectious disease exposure in endangered island fox (Urocyon littoralis) populations:  implications for species conservation management.  D.L. Fritcher, J.A.K. Mazet, D.K. Garcelon, T.J. Coonan, P. Conrad, E.J. Dubovi, and L. Munson. Presented at the Joint Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, and the American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians, August 2004, San Diego, CA.