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In preparation or review

Allen, M. A., Burger, J. & Lockwood, J. (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 a low-cost management option for grassland bird conservation in 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). 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.