Robert D. Dawson, Ph.D. - Publications

2001 University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 
Guidance and Counseling Education, Technology of Education, Rehabilitation and Therapy

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2016 O'Brien EL, Dawson RD. Life-history and phenotypic traits of insectivorous songbirds breeding on reclaimed mine land reveal ecological constraints. The Science of the Total Environment. 553: 450-457. PMID 26930317 DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.02.146  1
2016 Berzins LL, Dawson RD. Experimentally altered plumage brightness of female tree swallows: A test of the differential allocation hypothesis Behaviour. 153: 525-550. DOI: 10.1163/1568539X-00003354  1
2015 Fairhurst GD, Berzins LL, Bradley DW, Laughlin AJ, Romano A, Romano M, Scandolara C, Ambrosini R, Dawson RD, Dunn PO, Hobson KA, Liechti F, Marchant TA, Norris DR, Rubolini D, et al. Assessing costs of carrying geolocators using feather corticosterone in two species of aerial insectivore. Royal Society Open Science. 2: 150004. PMID 26064659 DOI: 10.1098/rsos.150004  1
2015 Wommack EA, Dawson RD, Shrimpton JM, Bowie RCK. Changes in population size and genetic diversity of a raptor species occurring in the boreal forest of Saskatchewan Conservation Genetics. 16: 535-547. DOI: 10.1007/S10592-014-0677-X  1
2014 Fairhurst GD, Dawson RD, van Oort H, Bortolotti GR. Synchronizing feather-based measures of corticosterone and carotenoid-dependent signals: what relationships do we expect? Oecologia. 174: 689-98. PMID 24233689 DOI: 10.1007/S00442-013-2830-5  1
2014 Harriman VB, Dawson RD, Clark RG, Fairhurst GD, Bortolotti GR. Effects of ectoparasites on seasonal variation in quality of nestling Tree Swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) Canadian Journal of Zoology. 92: 87-96. DOI: 10.1139/Cjz-2013-0209  1
2014 Winkler DW, Ringelman KM, Dunn PO, Whittingham L, Hussell DJT, Clark RG, Dawson RD, Johnson LS, Rose A, Austin SH, Robinson WD, Lombardo MP, Thorpe PA, Shutler D, Robertson RJ, et al. Latitudinal variation in clutch size-lay date regressions in Tachycineta swallows: Effects of food supply or demography? Ecography. 37: 670-678. DOI: 10.1111/J.1600-0587.2013.00458.X  1
2014 Gómez J, Michelson CI, Bradley DW, Ryan Norris D, Berzins LL, Dawson RD, Clark RG. Effects of geolocators on reproductive performance and annual return rates of a migratory songbird Journal of Ornithology. 155: 37-44. DOI: 10.1007/s10336-013-0984-x  1
2013 O'Brien EL, Dawson RD. Experimental dissociation of individual quality, food and timing of breeding effects on double-brooding in a migratory songbird Oecologia. 172: 689-699. PMID 23229392 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-012-2544-0  1
2013 Dawson RD. A journey of raptor research: Commemorating the scientific contributions of Gary R. Bortolotti Journal of Raptor Research. 47: 89-98. DOI: 10.3356/JRR-JourneyofRaptorResearch.1  1
2013 Coady CD, Dawson RD. Subadult plumage color of female tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) reduces conspecific aggression during the breeding season Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 125: 348-357. DOI: 10.1676/12-155.1  1
2013 Laughlin AJ, Taylor CM, Bradley DW, LeClair D, Clark RG, Dawson RD, Dunn PO, Horn A, Leonard M, Sheldon DR, Shutler D, Whittingham LA, Winkler DW, Norris DR. Integrating information from geolocators, weather radar, and citizen science to uncover a key stopover area of an aerial insectivore Auk. 130: 230-239. DOI: 10.1525/Auk.2013.12229  1
2013 O'Brien EL, Dawson RD. Nestling sex predicts susceptibility to parasitism and influences parasite population size within avian broods Journal of Avian Biology. 44: 226-234. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-048X.2012.05802.x  1
2012 Shutler D, Hussell DJT, Norris DR, Winkler DW, Robertson RJ, Bonier F, Rendell WB, Bélisle M, Clark RG, Dawson RD, Wheelwright NT, Lombardo MP, Thorpe PA, Truan MA, Walsh R, et al. Spatiotemporal patterns in nest box occupancy by tree Swallows across North America | Tendance spatiotemporelle de l'occupation de nichoirs par l'hirondelle bicolore en Amérique du Nord Avian Conservation and Ecology. 7: 4. DOI: 10.5751/Ace-00517-070103  1
2011 Soudi A, Dawson RD, Gu Y. Quantitative heat dissipation characteristics in current-carrying GaN nanowires probed by combining scanning thermal microscopy and spatially resolved Raman spectroscopy. Acs Nano. 5: 255-62. PMID 21155591 DOI: 10.1021/Nn102818S  1
2011 Greenwood JL, Dawson RD. Risk of nest predation influences reproductive investment in American Kestrels (Falco sparverius): An experimental test Journal of Raptor Research. 45: 15-26. DOI: 10.3356/JRR-10-26.1  1
2011 Dawson RD, Mossop DH, Boukall B. Prey use and selection in relation to reproduction by Peregrine Falcons breeding along the Yukon River, Canada Journal of Raptor Research. 45: 27-37. DOI: 10.3356/JRR-09-84.1  1
2011 Greenwood JL, Dawson RD. Nest- and territory-scale predictors of nest-site selection, and reproductive investment and success in a northern population of american kestrels (falco sparverius) Ecoscience. 18: 145-156. DOI: 10.2980/18-2-3424  1
2011 Greenwood JL, Dawson RD. Correlates of deuterium (δD) enrichment in the feathers of adult American Kestrels of known origin Condor. 113: 555-564. DOI: 10.1525/cond.2011.100213  1
2011 Bortolotti LE, Harriman VB, Clark RG, Dawson RD. Can changes in provisioning by parent birds account for seasonally declining patterns of offspring recruitment? Canadian Journal of Zoology. 89: 921-928. DOI: 10.1139/z11-068  1
2011 Dawson RD, O'Brien EL, Mlynowski TJ. The price of insulation: Costs and benefits of feather delivery to nests for male tree swallows Tachycineta bicolor Journal of Avian Biology. 42: 93-102. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-048X.2010.05208.x  1
2011 O'Brien EL, Dawson RD. Plumage color and food availability affect male reproductive success in a socially monogamous bird Behavioral Ecology. 22: 66-72. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arq167  1
2010 Lambrechts MM, Adriaensen F, Ardia DR, Artemyev AV, Atiénzar F, Ba?bura J, Barba E, Bouvier JC, Camprodon J, Cooper CB, Dawson RD, Eens M, Eeva T, Faivre B, Garamszegi LZ, et al. The design of artificial nestboxes for the study of secondary hole-nesting birds: A review of methodological inconsistencies and potential biases Acta Ornithologica. 45: 1-26. DOI: 10.3161/000164510X516047  1
2009 Smallwood JA, Causey MF, Mossop DH, Klucsarits JR, Robertson B, Robertson S, Mason J, Maurer MJ, Melvin RJ, Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR, Parrish JW, Breen TF, Boyd K. Why are American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) populations declining in North America? Evidence from nest-box programs Journal of Raptor Research. 43: 274-282. DOI: 10.3356/Jrr-08-83.1  1
2009 Goddard AD, Dawson RD. Factors influencing the survival of neonate sharp-tailed grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus Wildlife Biology. 15: 60-67. DOI: 10.2981/07-087  1
2009 Goddard AD, Dawson RD. Seasonal changes in habitat features influencing nest survival of sharp-tailed grouse in Northeastern British Columbia, Canada Ecoscience. 16: 476-482. DOI: 10.2980/16-4-3229  1
2009 Goddard AD, Dawson RD, Gillingham MP. Habitat selection by nesting and brood-rearing sharp-tailed grouse Canadian Journal of Zoology. 87: 326-336. DOI: 10.1139/Z09-016  1
2009 O'Brien EL, Dawson RD. Palatability of passerines to parasites: Within-brood variation in nestling responses to experimental parasite removal and carotenoid supplementation Oikos. 118: 1743-1751. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2009.17692.x  1
2009 Soudi A, Lopez R, Dawson RD, Gu Y. Anharmonic phonon coupling in vapor-liquid-solid grown ZnO nanowires Applied Physics Letters. 95. DOI: 10.1063/1.3263709  1
2008 Ochs CL, Dawson RD. Patterns of variation in leucocyte counts of female tree swallows, Tachycineta bicolor: Repeatability over time and relationships with condition and costs of reproduction Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - a Molecular and Integrative Physiology. 150: 326-331. PMID 18485771 DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2008.04.003  1
2008 Epton MJ, Dawson RD, Brooks WM, Kingham S, Aberkane T, Cavanagh JA, Frampton CM, Hewitt T, Cook JM, McLeod S, McCartin F, Trought K, Brown L. The effect of ambient air pollution on respiratory health of school children: a panel study. Environmental Health : a Global Access Science Source. 7: 16. PMID 18479529 DOI: 10.1186/1476-069X-7-16  1
2008 O'Brien EL, Dawson RD. Parasite-mediated growth patterns and nutritional constraints in a cavity-nesting bird Journal of Animal Ecology. 77: 127-134. PMID 18177333 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2007.01315.x  1
2008 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Experimentally prolonging the brood-rearing period reveals sex-specific parental investment strategies in American kestrels (falco sparverius) Auk. 125: 889-895. DOI: 10.1525/Auk.2008.07165  1
2008 Dawson RD. Timing of breeding and environmental factors as determinants of reproductive performance of tree swallows Canadian Journal of Zoology. 86: 843-850. DOI: 10.1139/Z08-065  1
2008 Bitton PP, Dawson RD. Age-related differences in plumage characteristics of male tree swallows Tachycineta bicolor: Hue and brightness signal different aspects of individual quality Journal of Avian Biology. 39: 446-452. DOI: 10.1111/j.2008.0908-8857.04283.x  1
2008 Bitton PP, Dawson RD, Ochs CL. Plumage characteristics, reproductive investment and assortative mating in tree swallows Tachycineta bicolor Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 62: 1543-1550. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-008-0583-7  1
2007 Whitworth TL, Dawson RD, Magalon H, Baudry E. DNA barcoding cannot reliably identify species of the blowfly genus Protocalliphora (Diptera: Calliphoridae) Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 274: 1731-1739. PMID 17472911 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2007.0062  1
2007 Bitton PP, O'Brien EL, Dawson RD. Plumage brightness and age predict extrapair fertilization success of male tree swallows, Tachycineta bicolor Animal Behaviour. 74: 1777-1784. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.03.018  1
2007 O'Brien EL, Dawson RD. Context-dependent genetic benefits of extra-pair mate choice in a socially monogamous passerine Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 61: 775-782. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-006-0308-8  1
2006 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Carotenoid-dependent coloration of male American kestrels predicts ability to reduce parasitic infections Naturwissenschaften. 93: 597-602. PMID 16912887 DOI: 10.1007/S00114-006-0146-6  1
2006 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Fire in the boreal forest: Proximate effects on reproduction and long-term consequences for territory occupancy of American kestrels Ecoscience. 13: 75-81. DOI: 10.2980/1195-6860(2006)13[75:Fitbfp]2.0.Co;2  1
2006 Bitton PP, Dawson RD, O'Brien EL. Influence of intraclutch egg-mass variation and hatching asynchrony on relative offspring performance within broods of an altricial bird Canadian Journal of Zoology. 84: 1721-1726. DOI: 10.1139/Z06-179  1
2006 Mangin DA, Toop LJ, Epton MJ, McGeoch GRB, Town GI, Wynn-Thomas SMH, Dawson RD, Hlavac MC, Werno AM, Abernethy PD. In reply [7] Medical Journal of Australia. 184: 143.  1
2005 Richards DA, Toop LJ, Epton MJ, McGeoch GR, Town GI, Wynn-Thomas SM, Dawson RD, Hlavac MC, Werno AM, Abernethy PD. Home management of mild to moderately severe community-acquired pneumonia: a randomised controlled trial. The Medical Journal of Australia. 183: 235-8. PMID 16138795  1
2005 Dawson RD, Lawrie CC, O'Brien EL. The importance of microclimate variation in determining size, growth and survival of avian offspring: Experimental evidence from a cavity nesting passerine Oecologia. 144: 499-507. PMID 15891832 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-005-0075-7  1
2005 Van Oort H, Dawson RD. Carotenoid ornamentation of adult male common redpolls predicts probability of dying in a salmonellosis outbreak Functional Ecology. 19: 822-827. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2005.01035.x  1
2005 O'Brien EL, Dawson RD. Perceived risk of ectoparasitism reduces primary reproductive investment in tree swallows Tachydneta bicolor Journal of Avian Biology. 36: 269-275. DOI: 10.1111/j.0908-8857.2005.03562.x  1
2005 Dawson RD, Bidwell MT. Dietary calcium limits size and growth of nestling tree swallows Tachycineta bicolor in a non-acidified landscape Journal of Avian Biology. 36: 127-134. DOI: 10.1111/j.0908-8857.2005.03406.x  1
2005 O'Brien EL, Burger AE, Dawson RD. Foraging decision rules and prey species preferences of northwestern crows (Corvus caurinus) Ethology. 111: 77-87.  1
2005 Bidwell MT, Dawson RD. Calcium availability limits reproductive output of tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) in a nonacidified landscape Auk. 122: 246-254.  1
2005 Dawson RD, Hillen KK, Whitworth TL. Effects of experimental variation in temperature on larval densities of parasitic Protocalliphora (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in nests of tree swallows (Passeriformes: Hirundinidae) Environmental Entomology. 34: 563-568.  1
2004 Dawson RD. Does fresh vegetation protect avian nests from ectoparasites? An experiment with tree swallows Canadian Journal of Zoology. 82: 1005-1010. DOI: 10.1139/Z04-076  1
2004 Dawson RD. Efficacy of diatomaceous earth at reducing populations of nest-dwelling ectoparasites in Tree Swallows Journal of Field Ornithology. 75: 232-238.  1
2003 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Parental effort of American kestrels: The role of variation in brood size Canadian Journal of Zoology. 81: 852-860. DOI: 10.1139/Z03-064  1
2003 Shutler D, Petersen SD, Dawson RD, Campbell A. Sex Ratios of Fleas (Siphonaptera: Ceratophyllidae) in Nests of Tree Swallows (Passeriformes: Hirundinidae) Exposed to Different Chemicals Environmental Entomology. 32: 1045-1048.  1
2002 Engen HB, Dawson RD. Counseling simulations: An interactive CD-ROM approach Journal of Technology in Human Services. 20: 301-316. DOI: 10.1300/J017V20N03_06  1
2002 Bortolotti GR, Dawson RD, Murza GL. Stress during feather development predicts fitness potential Journal of Animal Ecology. 71: 333-342. DOI: 10.1046/J.1365-2656.2002.00602.X  1
2002 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Experimental evidence for food limitation and sex-specific strategies of American kestrels (Falco sparverius) provisioning offspring Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 52: 43-52. DOI: 10.1007/S00265-002-0486-Y  1
2001 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Sex-specific associations between reproductive output and hematozoan parasites of American kestrels Oecologia. 126: 193-200. DOI: 10.1007/s004420000506  1
2001 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR, Murza GL. Sex-dependent frequency and consequences of natural handicaps in American Kestrels Journal of Avian Biology. 32: 351-357.  1
2000 Bortolotti GR, Tella JL, Forero MG, Dawson RD, Negro JJ. Genetics, local environment and health as factors influencing plasma carotenoids in wild American kestrels (Falco sparverius Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 267: 1433-1438. PMID 10983827 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2000.1160  1
2000 Tella JL, Bortolotti GR, Dawson RD, Forero MG. The T-cell-mediated immune response and return rate of fledgling American kestrels are positively correlated with parental clutch size Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 267: 891-895. PMID 10853731 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2000.1086  1
2000 Fernie KJ, Bird DM, Dawson RD, Laguë PC. Effects of electromagnetic fields on the reproductive success of American kestrels. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 73: 60-5. PMID 10685907 DOI: 10.1086/316726  1
2000 Tella JL, Bortolotti GR, Forero MG, Dawson RD. Environmental and genetic variation in T-cell-mediated immune response of fledgling American kestrels Oecologia. 123: 453-459.  1
2000 Murza GL, Bortolotti GR, Dawson RD. Handicapped American Kestrels: Needy or prudent foragers? Journal of Raptor Research. 34: 137-142.  1
2000 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Reproductive success of American Kestrels: The role of prey abundance and weather Condor. 102: 814-822.  1
2000 Dawson RD, Clark RG. Effects of hatching date and egg size on growth, recruitment, and adult size of lesser scaup Condor. 102: 930-935.  1
2000 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Effects of hematozoan parasites on condition and return rates of American Kestrels Auk. 117: 373-380.  1
1999 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Prevalence and intensity of hematozoan infections in a population of American kestrels Canadian Journal of Zoology. 77: 162-170.  1
1999 Dawson RD, Whitworth TL, Bortolotti GR. Bird blow flies, Protocalliphora (Diptera: Calliphoridae), in cavity nests of birds in the boreal forest of Saskatchewan Canadian Field-Naturalist. 113: 503-506.  1
1997 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Variation in hematocrit and total plasma proteins of nestling American kestrels (Falco sparverius) in the wild Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - a Physiology. 117: 383-390. DOI: 10.1016/S0300-9629(96)00364-7  1
1997 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Total plasma protein level as an indicator of condition in wild American kestrels (Falco sparverius) Canadian Journal of Zoology. 75: 680-686.  1
1997 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Are avian hematocrits indicative of condition? American kestrels as a model Journal of Wildlife Management. 61: 1297-1306.  1
1997 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Misdirected incubation in American Kestrels: A case of competition for nest sites? Wilson Bulletin. 109: 732-734.  1
1997 Dawson RD, Bortolotti GR. Ecology of parasitism of nestling American kestrels by Carnus hemapterus (Diptera: Carnidae) Canadian Journal of Zoology. 75: 2021-2026.  1
1996 Dawson RD, Clark RG. Effects of variation in egg size and hatching date on survival of lesser scaup Aythya affinis ducklings Ibis. 138: 693-699.  1
1974 Dawson RD, Elwell D, Brice JC. Top seeded solution growth of sodium niobate Journal of Crystal Growth. 23: 65-70. DOI: 10.1016/0022-0248(74)90042-6  1
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