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In preparation or review

Allen, M. A., et al. (in prep.) Shifting geographies of spatial synchrony in North American grassland birds: a window into regional population drivers and vulnerabilities. Target: Conservation Biology.

Allen, M. A., Lockwood, J. & Burger, J. (in prep.) Climate-driven variation in farmer management decisions explains population fluctuations in a grassland bird: an integrated socio-environmental model. Target: Journal of Applied Ecology.

Allen, M. A., Burger, J. & Lockwood, J. (accepted with minor revisions). Evaluation of unharvested refugia for grassland bird conservation within active hayfields. Avian Conservation and Ecology.

Published or in press

Barnes, K. B., Ernst, N., Allen, M., Master, T., & Lausch, R. (2018). Louisiana Waterthrush Density and Productivity in Hemlock-dominated Headwater Streams: The Influence of Stream Morphology. Northeastern Naturalist, 25(4), 587-598.

Allen, M. C. (2018). Observations at an unusual urban Tree Swallow nest: an iron snag in an asphalt meadow. Bird Observer 46:244-248.

Allen, M. C., Napoli, M., Sheehan, J., Master, T. M., Pyle, P., Whitehead, D.R., Taylor, T. (2017). Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (P. G. Rodewald, editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York, USA.

Allen, M. C., Tsipoura, N., & La Puma, D. (2017). Assessing the status of Eastern Black Rail (Laterallus jamaicensis jamaicensis) in New Jersey. The Peregrine Observer 2017:180-185.

Peters, K. A., Mizrahi, D. S., Allen, M. C. (2014). Empirical evidence for factors affecting searcher efficiency and scavenging rates at a coastal, terrestrial wind-power facility. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 5:330–339.

Master, T. L. & Allen, M. A. (2012). Acadian flycatcher (Empidonax virescens) nest tail structure and function in temperate forests. The American Midland Naturalist 167:136-149.

Allen, M. C., & Peters, K. A. (2012). Nest survival, phenology, and nest-site characteristics of Common Nighthawks in a New Jersey Pine Barrens grassland. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 124(1), 113-118.

Allen, M.C. & J. Sheehan. (2010). Eastern hemlock decline and its effect on Pennsylvania’s birds. Pages 232-245 in S. Majumdar, T. Master, et al. (eds.) Avian Ecology and Conservation: Pennsylvania Perspective with National Implications. Pennsylvania Academy of Science, Easton, Pennsylvania, USA.

Allen, M. C., Sheehan Jr, J., Master, T. L., & Mulvihill, R. S. (2009). Responses of acadian flycatchers (Empidonax virescens) to hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae) infestation in Appalachian riparian forests. The Auk, 126(3), 543-553.

Technical reports (selected)

Allen, M. C., Almendinger, T., Barreca, C., Van Clef, M., & Lockwood, J. (2018). Grassland bird ecology at a future conservation grazing site, Duke Farms: abundance, distribution, reproduction, and predator communities. Submitted to Duke Farms Foundation, New York, NY.

Tsipoura, N., Allen, M. C., Peters, K. A., & Mizrahi, D. S. (2014). Grassland Bird Productivity on Military Airfields in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Regions - Final Report (#11-408). Department of Defense Legacy Resource Management Program, Arlington, Virginia, USA.

Peters, K. A., Allen, M. C., & Tsipoura, N. (2012). Avian Response to Grassland Management Around Military Airfields in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast - Final Report (#10-381). Department of Defense Legacy Resource Management Program, Arlington, Virginia, USA.

Lathrop, R. G., Allen, M. C., & Love, A. (2006). Mapping and assessing critical horseshoe crab spawning habitat of Delaware Bay. Center for remote Sensing & Spatial Analysis, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.