Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Papers

2019

Fournier, AMV, Mengel, DC, Gbur, E, Raedeke, A, Krementz, D.G. Evaluating tradeoffs in the response of Sora and waterfowl to the timing of early autumn wetland inundation Waterbirds 42:168-178

Drymon, JM, Feldheim, K, Fournier, AMV, Seubert, E, Jefferson, A, Kroetz, A, Powers S Tiger sharks eat songbirds: scavenging a windfall of nutrients from the sky Ecology 10.1002/ecy.2728

Fournier, AMV, Eulinger, K, McDaniel, T, Calvert, G. Juvenile King Rail (Rallus elegans) in stomach of American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) Herpetological Review 50:338

Fournier, AMV, White, ER, Heard, SB. Site-selection bias can drive apparent population declines in long-term studies Preprint: peerj.com/preprints/27507/ Conservation Biology 10.1111/cobi.13371

Fournier, A.M.V., Bond, A.L., Holford, A, Leighton, M. Unpaid work and access to science professions PLoS ONE 14(6): e0217032. 10.1371/journal.pone.0217032

Ward, S, Fournier, AMV, Bond, AL. Assessing gaps in reporting non-target mortality in island rodent eradication operations Biological Invasions 10.1007/s10530-019-02032-7

Fournier, AMV, Shave, A, Fischer, J, Siegrist, J, Ray, J, Chesky, T, MacIntosh, M, Fraser, K. Testing the island habitat-selection hypothesis in a long-distance migratory songbird Journal of Field Ornithology

2018

Fournier, AMV, Krementz, DG. Confirmation of diving and swimming behavior in the Sora (Porzana carolina) Wilson Journal of Ornithology 130:778-780 doi: 10.1676/17-046.1

Fournier, AMV, Mengel, DC, Krementz, DG. Sora (Porzana carolina) autumn migration habitat use. Royal Society Open Science. 5: 171664. doi: 10.1098/rsos.171664

2017

Fournier, AMV, Mengel, DC, Gbur, EE, Krementz, DG. The timing of autumn Sora (Porzana carolina) migration in Missouri Wilson Journal of Ornithology 129:675-770 doi: 10.1676/16-108.1

Fournier, AMV, Mengel, DC, Krementz, DG. Virginia and Yellow Rail autumn migration ecology: synthesis using multiple data sets Animal Migration 4:15-22 doi: 10.1515/ami-2017-0003

Fournier, AMV, Drake, KL, Tozer, DC. 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

Fournier, AMV, Krementz, DG. Nocturnal distance sampling all-terrain vehicle surveys for non-breeding rails The Wildlife Society Bulletin 41:151-156 doi:10.1002/wsb.745

Fournier, AMV, Sullivan, A, Bump, J, Perkins, M, Shieldcastle, MC, 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

2016

Fournier, AMV, Welsh, KJ, Polito, M, Emslie, S, Brasso, R. Levels of mercury in feathers of Clapper Rails 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

2015

Fournier, AMV, Shieldcastle, MC, Kashmer, T, Mylecraine, KA. 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

Fournier, AMV, Bond, AL. Volunteer field staff are bad for wildlife ecology The Wildlife Society Bulletin 39: 819-821 doi:10.1002/wsb.603

2013

Fournier, AMV, Shieldcastle, MC, Fries, AC, and Bump, JK. A morphometric model to predict the sex of virginia rails The Wildlife Society Bulletin 27: 881-886 doi:10.1002/wsb.323

In Review

# graduate student mentee

Fournier, A.M.V., Lyons, J.E., Wilson, R.R., Gleason, J.S., Adams, E.M., Brush, J.M., Cooper, R.J., DeMaso, S.J., Driscoll, M.J.L., Frederick, P.C., Jodice, P.G.R., Reeves, D.B., Seymour, M.A., Sharuga, S.M., Tirpak, J.M., Vermillion, W.G., Zenzal Jr. T.J., Woodrey, M.S. The Gulf of Mexico Avian Monitoring Network: Application of structured decision making for coordinated, integrated monitoring

Fournier, AMV, Shave, A, Fischer, J, Siegrist, J, Ray, J, Chesky, T, MacIntosh, M, Fraser, K. Testing the island habitat-selection hypothesis in a long-distance migratory songbird

Weitzel, SL#, Cooper, RJ, Walker, J, Rush, SA, Fournier, AMV, Woodrey, MS Habitat use of five wintering salt marsh birds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Butler, CJ, Fournier, AMV, Wilson, JK. Varying levels of migratory connectivity among four mesic prairie bird species of North America

Reports

2019

Wilson, R.R., Fournier, AMV, Lyons, JE, Gleason, J, Adams, E, Barnhill, L, Brush, J, Cooper, RJ, DeMaso, S, Driscoll, M, Eaton, M, Frederick, P, Just, M, Seymour, M, Tirpak, J, Woodrey, MS Structured Decision Making and Optimal Bird Monitoring in the Northern Gulf of Mexico (In Press) USGS Open File Report

2016

Fournier, AMV. Effects of Wetland Management Strategies on Habitat Use of Fall Migrating Rails on Intensively-Managed Wetland Complexes in Missouri : Final Report USFWS Division of Migratory Birds pdf

2015

Butler, C.J., Fournier, A.M.V. Using Multiple Stable Isotopes to Investigate Migratory Connectivity in Yellow Rails, Le Conte’s Sparrows, Nelson’s Sparrows and Sedge Wrens. Final Report to U.S. FWS

Butler, C.J., Fournier, A.M.V. Using Multiple Stable Isotopes to Investigate Migratory Connectivity in Yellow Rails, Le Conte’s Sparrows, and Sedge Wrens. Final Report to U.S. Forest Service

Fournier, A.M.V., K. Willard. King Rail Nesting and Brood Rearing Ecology in Managed Wetlands: Final Report USFWS Division of Migratory Birds Webless Program pdf

Chapters

2019

Woodrey, MS, Fournier, AMV., Gleason, JS, Lyons, JE, and Wilson RR. [Editors]. Gulf of Mexico Strategic Avian Monitoring Plan. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin (In Press). Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi.

Wilson, RR, Woodrey, MS, Fournier, AMV, Gleason, JS, Lyons, JE Chapter 1: Why a Strategic Avian Monitoring Plan for the Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Strategic Avian Monitoring Plan Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin (In Press). Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi.

Fournier, AMV, Woodrey, MS, Wilson, RR, Sharuga, S, Reeves, D. Chapter 2: Challenges, Opportunities and Stakeholder Values Gulf of Mexico Strategic Avian Monitoring Plan Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin (In Press). Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi.

Woodrey, MS, Fournier, AMV, Cooper, RJ. Chapter 4: Marshbirds Gulf of Mexico Strategic Avian Monitoring Plan Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin (In Press). Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi.

Adams, EM, Fournier, AMV, Woodrey MS. Chapter 11: Collaboration, and Integration Across the Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Strategic Avian Monitoring Plan Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin (In Press). Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi.

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