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Fournier, A.M.V., Krementz, D.G. Confirmation of diving and swimming behavior in the Sora (Porzana carolina) Wilson Journal of Ornithology 130(3) pdf


Fournier AMV, Mengel DC, Krementz DG. 2018 Sora (Porzana carolina) autumn migration habitat use. Royal Society Open Science 5: 171664. pdf


Fournier, A.M.V., Mengel, D.C., Gbur, E.E., Krementz, D.G. The timing of autumn Sora (Porzana carolina) migration in Missouri Wilson Journal of Ornithology 129:675-770 pdf link

Fournier, A.M.V., Mengel, D.C., Krementz, D.G. Virginia and Yellow Rail autumn migration ecology: synthesis using multiple data sets Animal Migration 4:15-22 DOI: 10.1515/ami-2017-0003 pdf link

Fournier, A.M.V., Drake K.L., Tozer D.C. Using citizen science monitoring data in species distribution models to inform isotopic assignment of migratory connectivity in wetland birds Journal of Avian Biology 48: 1556-1562 doi:10.1111/jav.01273 pdf link Preprint data: Data Dryad Digital Repository.

Fournier, A.M.V., Krementz, D.G. Nocturnal distance sampling all-terrain vehicle surveys for non-breeding rails The Wildlife Society Bulletin 41:151-156 doi:10.1002/wsb.745 pdf link

Fournier, A.M.V, Sullivan, A., Bump, J., Perkins, M., Shieldcastle, M.C., King, S. Combining citizen science species distribution models and stable isotopes reveals migratory connectivity in the secretive Virginia rail Journal of Applied Ecology 54:618-627 doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12723 pdf link data: Data Dryad Digital Repository. doi:10.5061/dryad.r4847


Fournier, A.M.V., Welsh, K.J., Polito, M., Emslie, S. Brasso, R. Levels of mercury in feathers of Clapper Rails (Rallus crepitans) over 45 Years in coastal salt marshes of New Hanover county, North Carolina Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology 97: 469-473 doi:10.1007/s00128-016-1870-z pdf link data: Figshare doi:m9.figshare.1621405.v1


Fournier, A.M.V., Shieldcastle, M.C., Kashmer, T., Mylecraine, K.A. Comparison of arrival dates of spring rail migration in the southwest Lake Erie Marshes, Ohio, USA. Waterbirds 38: 312-314 doi:10.1675/063.038.0313 pdf link

Fournier, A.M.V., Bond, A.L. Volunteer field staff are bad for wildlife ecology The Wildlife Society Bulletin 39: 819-821 doi:10.1002/wsb.603 pdf link


Fournier, A.M.V., Shieldcastle, M.C., Fries, A.C. and Bump, J.K. A morphometric model to predict the sex of virginia rails The Wildlife Society Bulletin 27: 881-886 doi:10.1002/wsb.323 pdf link

My project has been highlighted in several blog posts and podcasts

The elusive migration of rails - BOU Blog
Secretive Marsh Birds - Missouri Conservationist
BreakingBio Podcast
Show me the rails - University of Arkansas Field Notes Blog
Working the Night Shift - University of Arkansas Field Notes Blog
Arkansas grad student hopes to track birds as they migrate through Missouri - St Joseph News-Press

Non-Peer Reviewed Writing

I’ve written for GradHacker, NemesisBird & Dispatches from the Field ScienceBorealis

R in Ecology: Domino Data Blog
World Wetlands Day: The Hunter and the data cruncher: Science Borealis
Why is there error in statistics: Science Borealis
Family Ties and Grad School Whys : Gradhacker
The Rallidae Rock : NemesisBird
Wetland Management for Rails and Finding Tips : NemesisBird
How Long Do Indigo Buntings Live? : NemesisBird
Turning Over the Keys: When it Becomes Your Field Work : Dispatches From The Field