Please note that underlined authors are either current or former lab members.


Barnagaud, J.Y., P. Gaüzère, P., B. Zuckerberg, K. Princé, J.C. Svenning. In press. Temporal changes in bird functional diversity across the United States. Oecologia.

Manlick, P.J., J. E. Woodford, B. Zuckerberg, and Jonathan N. Pauli. In press. Niche compression intensifies competition between reintroduced American martens (Martes americana) and fishers (Pekania pennanti). Journal of Mammalogy.

McCauley, L., C. A Ribic, L. Y. Pomara, and B. Zuckerberg. 2017. The future demographic niche of a declining grassland bird fails to shift poleward in response to climate change. Landscape Ecology 32(4): 807–821 | DOI: 10.1007/s10980-017-0487-x. Link

Pomara, L. and B. Zuckerberg. 2017. Climate variability drives population cycling and synchrony. Diversity and Distributions 23: 421-434 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12540. Link

Latimer, C. and B. Zuckerberg. 2017. Forest fragmentation alters winter microclimates and microrefugia in human-modified landscapes. Ecography 40(1): 158-170 | DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02551. Link



Jarzyna, M.A., B. Zuckerberg, A.O. Finley, and W. F. Porter. 2016. Synergistic effects of climate and land cover: Grassland birds are more vulnerable to climate change. Landscape Ecology 31(10): 2275-2290 | DOI: 10.1007/s10980-016-0399-1. Link

Sultaire, S.M., J.N. Pauli, K. J. Martin, M.W. Meyer, and B. Zuckerberg. 2016. Extensive forests and persistent snow cover promote snowshoe hare occupancy in Wisconsin. The Journal of Wildlife Management. Link

Zuckerberg, B., D. Fink, F. A. La Sorte, W.M. Hochachka, and S. Kelling. 2016. Novel seasonal land-cover associations for eastern North American forest birds identified through dynamic species distribution modeling. Diversity and Distributions 22(6): 717-730. Link

Sultaire, S., J.N. Pauli, K. Martin, M. Meyer, M. Notaro, and B. Zuckerberg. 2016. Climate change surpasses land use change in the contracting range boundary of a winter-adapted mammal. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283(1827): 20153104 | DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.3104. Link

Jones, G.M., R. J. Gutiérrez, D. J. Tempel, B. Zuckerberg, and M.Z. Peery. 2016.Using dynamic occupancy models to identify refugia and inform climate change adaptation strategies. Journal of Applied Ecology 53: 895-905. Link



Jarzyna, M.A., B. Zuckerberg, W.F. Porter, A.O. Finley, and Brian A. Maurer. 2015. Spatial scaling of temporal changes in avian communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24(11): 1236-1248. Link

Jarzyna, M.A., W.F. Porter, B.A. Maurer, B. Zuckerberg, and A. O. Finley. 2015. Landscape fragmentation affects responses of avian communities to climate change. Global Change Biology 21(8): 2942-2953. Link

Petty, S.K., B. Zuckerberg, and J.N. Pauli. 2015. Winter conditions and land cover type structure the subnivium, a seasonal refuge beneath the snow. PLoS ONE, 10(5): e0127613. Link

Strong, C., B. Zuckerberg, J. L. Betancourt, and W. D. Koenig. 2015. Climatic dipoles drive two principal modes of North American boreal bird irruption. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(21): E2795-E2802. Link

Zuckerberg, B., E. J. Ross, K. Princé, and D. N. Bonter. 2015. Climate variability on wintering grounds drives spring arrival of short-distance migrants to the Upper Midwestern United States. Studies in Avian Biology, 47: 83-94. Link

Yntze van der Hoek, B. Zuckerberg, and L. Manne. 2015. Application of habitat thresholds in conservation: considerations for future directions. Global Ecology and Conservation, 3: 736-743. Link

K. Princé and B. Zuckerberg. 2015. Climate change in our backyards: the reshuffling of North America’s winter bird communities. Global Change Biology, 21: 572-585. Link to paper | Link to Science Magazine Article



Dickinson, J., E. Ferree, C. Stern, R. Swift, and B. Zuckerberg. 2014. Delayed dispersal in western bluebirds: Teasing apart the importance of resources and parents. Behavioral Ecology, 25(4): 843-851. Link

Jarzyna, M.A., A. O. Finley, W.F. Porter, B.A. Maurer, C. M. Beier, and B. Zuckerberg. 2014. Accounting for the space-varying nature of the relationships between temporal community turnover and the environment. Ecography, 37: 1073-1083. Link

Cooper, C.B., J.L. Shirk, and B. Zuckerberg. 2014. The Invisible Prevalence of Citizen Science: Migratory Birds and Climate Change. PLoS ONE 9(9): e106508 Link

Pomara, L.Y., O.E. LeDee, K.J. Martin, and B. Zuckerberg. 2014. Demographic consequences of climate change and land cover help explain a history of extirpations and range contraction in a declining snake species. Global Change Biology 20: 2087-2099 Link



Pauli, J.N., B. Zuckerberg, J. P. Whiteman, and W. Porter. 2013. The subnivium: a decaying seasonal refugium. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11:260-267 Link

Bonter, D.N., B. Zuckerberg, C. W. Sedgwick, W. M. Hochachka. 2013. A tradeoff between starvation and predation risks in bird foraging behavior? Proceedings of the Royal Society B | Biological Sciences 280: 20123087. Link

Sadoti, G., B. Zuckerberg, M. A. Jarzyna, W. F. Porter, . 2013. Applying occupancy estimation and modelling to the analysis of atlas data. Diversity and Distributions, 19: 804–814 Link

Kujala, H., V. Vepsalainin, B. Zuckerberg, and J. Brommer. 2013. Range margin shifts of birds revisited–the role of spatiotemporally varying survey effort. Global Change Biology 19:420-430 Link

Jarzyna, M., A., B. Zuckerberg, and W.F. Porter. 2013. Climate change and wildlife. Pages 262-278 in Wildlife management and conservation: contemporary principles and practices. Editors, Krausman, P. R., and Cain, J. W. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.



Zuckerberg, B., A. Desrochers, W. M. Hochachka, D. Fink, W. D. Koenig, and J. L. Dickinson. 2012. Overlapping landscapes: A persistent, but misdirected concern when collecting and analyzing ecological data. Journal of Wildlife Management 76(5):1072–1080. Link

Ma, Z., B. Zuckerberg, W.F. Porter, and L. Zhang. 2012. Spatial Poisson models for examining the influence of climate and land cover pattern on bird species richness. Forest Science 58(1): 61-74. Link

Ma, Z., B. Zuckerberg, W.F. Porter, and L. Zhang. 2012. Use of localized descriptive statistics for exploring the spatial pattern changes of bird species richness at multiple spatial scales. Applied Geography, 32: 185-194. Link

Jones, G.M., B. Zuckerberg, and A. Paulios. 2012. The early bird gets earlier: a phenological shift in migration timing of the American Robin (Turdus migratorius) in the state of Wisconsin. Passenger Pigeon 74(2): 131-142.

Zuckerberg, B. and K. McGarigal. 2012. Widening the circle of investigation: The interface between citizen science and landscape ecology. Pages 114-124 in Citizen Science: Public Collaboration in Environmental Research. Editors, J.L. Dickinson and R. Bonney. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY. Link

Hochachka, W.M., D. Fink, and B. Zuckerberg. 2012. Use of citizen science monitoring for pattern discovery and biological inference. Pages 460-480 in Design and Analysis of Long–term Ecological Monitoring Studies. Editors, R. A. Gitzen, J. J. Millspaugh, A. B. Cooper, and D. S. Licht. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. Link



Zuckerberg, B., D. N. Bonter, W. M. Hochachka, W. D. Koenig, A. T. DeGaetano, and J. L. Dickinson. 2011. Climatic constraints on wintering bird distributions are modified by urbanization and weather. Journal of Animal Ecology, 80(2): 403-413. Link

Carling, M.D. and B. Zuckerberg. 2011. Spatiotemporal changes in the genetic structure of the Passerina bunting hybrid zone. Molecular Ecology, 20:1166-1175. Link

Savoca, M.S., D. N. Bonter, B. Zuckerberg, J. L. Dickinson, and J. C. Ellis. 2011. Nesting density an important factor affecting chick growth and survival in the Herring Gull (Larus argentatus). Condor 113(3): 565-571. Link

Zuckerberg, B., F. Huettman, and J. L. Frair. 2011. Proper data management as a scientific foundation for reliable species distribution modeling. Pages 45-70 in Predictive species and habitat modeling in landscape ecology: concepts and applications. Editors, C.A. Drew, Y.F. Wiersma, and F. Huettman. Springer Verlag, NY. Link



Zuckerberg, B. and W.F. Porter. 2010. Thresholds in the long–term responses of breeding birds to forest cover and fragmentation. Biological Conservation, 143: 952–962. Link

Dickinson, J.L., B. Zuckerberg, and D.N. Bonter. 2010. Citizen science as an ecological research tool: Challenges and benefits. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 41: 149-72. Link

Bonter, D. N., B. Zuckerberg, and J. L. Dickinson. 2010. Invasive birds in a novel landscape: habitat associations and effects on established species. Ecography, 33: 494–502. Link

Fink, D., W.M. Hochachka, B. Zuckerberg, D.W. Winkler, B. Shaby, M. A. Munson, G. Hooker, M. Riedewald, D. Sheldon, and S. Kelling. 2010. Spatiotemporal exploratory models for broad–scale survey data. Ecological Applications, 20(8): 2131-2147. Link

Koenig, W.D., W.M. Hochachka, B. Zuckerberg, and J.L. Dickinson. 2010. Ecological determinants of American crow mortality due to West Nile virus during its North American sweep. Oecologia, 163(4):903–909. Link

Milder, J.C., F.J. DeClerk, A. Sanfiorenzo, D.M. Sanchez, D.E. Tobar, and B. Zuckerberg. 2010. Effects of farm and landscape management on bird and butterfly conservation in western Honduras. Ecosphere 1(1). Link

McComb, B.C., B. Zuckerberg, C. Jordan, and D. Vesley. 2010. Monitoring Animal Populations and Their Habitats: A Practitioner’s Guide. Taylor–Francis CRC Press. Link



Zuckerberg, B., A.Woods, and W. F. Porter. 2009. Poleward shifts in breeding bird distributions in New York State. Global Change Biology, 15: 1866–1883. Link

Zuckerberg, B., W.F. Porter, K. Corwin. 2009. The consistency and stability of abundance–occupancy relationships in large–scale population dynamics. Journal of Animal Ecology, 78: 172–181. Link

Koenig, W. D., J. M. H. Knops, J. L. Dickinson, and B. Zuckerberg. 2009. Latitudinal decrease in acorn size in bur oak (Quercus macrocarp) is due to environmental constraints, not avian dispersal. Botany, 87: 349–356. Link



Zuckerberg, B. Overcoming analysis paralysis. 2008. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 9(6): 505. Link

Signell, S., B. Zuckerberg, S. McNulty and W. F. Porter. 2008. Development of an Adirondack Ecosystems Model. Adirondack Journal of Environmental Sciences, 15: 13–17. Link

McGowan, K., and B. Zuckerberg. 2008. Summary of Results in The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State. Editors, K.J. McGowan and K.J. Corwin. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY. Link



Askins, R. A., B. Zuckerberg, and L. Novak. 2007. Do the size and landscape context of forest openings influence the abundance and breeding success of shrubland songbirds in Southern New England? Forest Ecology and Management, 250(3): 137–147. Link



Zuckerberg, B., and P. D. Vickery. 2006. Grassland restoration on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts: early effects of mowing and burning on shrubland and grassland passerines. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 118(3): 353–363. Link

Vesely, D., B.C. McComb, C.D. Vojta, L.H. Suring, J. Halaj, R.S. Holthausen, B. Zuckerberg, P.M. Manley. 2006. Development of Protocols to Inventory or Monitor Wildlife, Fish, or Rare Plants. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO–72. Washington, DC: U.S. Depart. of Agriculture, Forest Service. 100 p. Link



Vickery, P. D., B. Zuckerberg, A. L. Jones, W. G. Shriver, and A. P. Weik. 2005. Influence of fire and other anthropogenic practices on grassland and shrubland birds in New England. Studies in Avian Biology, 30:139–146. Link