Scott Robert McWilliams, Ph.D. - Publications

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University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI, United States 

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2018 Carbeck KM, DeMoranville KJ, D'Amelio PB, Goymann W, Trost L, Pierce B, Bryła A, Dzialo M, Bauchinger U, McWilliams SR. Environmental cues and dietary antioxidants affect breeding behavior and testosterone of male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Hormones and Behavior. 103: 36-44. PMID 29857025 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2018.05.020  0.52
2016 Skrip MM, Seeram NP, Yuan T, Ma H, McWilliams SR. Dietary antioxidants and flight exercise in female birds affect allocation of nutrients to eggs: how carry-over effects work. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 219: 2716-25. PMID 27582563 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.137802  1
2016 Skrip MM, Mcwilliams SR. Oxidative balance in birds: An atoms-to-organisms-to-ecology primer for ornithologists Journal of Field Ornithology. DOI: 10.1111/jofo.12135  1
2015 Skrip MM, Bauchinger U, Goymann W, Fusani L, Cardinale M, Alan RR, McWilliams SR. Migrating songbirds on stopover prepare for, and recover from, oxidative challenges posed by long-distance flight. Ecology and Evolution. 5: 3198-209. PMID 26355277 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1601  1
2015 Smith AD, McWilliams SR, Winiarski KJ, Trocki CL, Harris B, Osenkowski JE, Paton PWC. Using Land-Based Surveys to Assess Sea Duck Abundance and Behavior in Nearshore Waters of Southern New England, USA Waterbirds. 38: 252-259. DOI: 10.1675/063.038.0305  1
2015 Masse RJ, Tefft BC, McWilliams SR. Higher bird abundance and diversity where American woodcock sing: Fringe benefits of managing forests for woodcock Journal of Wildlife Management. 79: 1378-1384. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.945  1
2015 Coluccy JM, Castelli MV, Castelli PM, Simpson JW, McWilliams SR, Armstrong L. True metabolizable energy of American black duck foods Journal of Wildlife Management. 79: 344-348. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.833  1
2014 Richman SE, Leafloor JO, Karasov WH, McWilliams SR. Ecological implications of reduced forage quality on growth and survival of sympatric geese. The Journal of Animal Ecology. PMID 25081822 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12270  1
2014 Pierce BJ, McWilliams SR. The fat of the matter: how dietary fatty acids can affect exercise performance. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 54: 903-12. PMID 25009307 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icu098  1
2014 Coon CA, Brace AJ, McWilliams SR, McCue MD, Martin LB. Introduced and native congeners use different resource allocation strategies to maintain performance during infection. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 87: 559-67. PMID 24940920 DOI: 10.1086/676310  1
2014 McWilliams SR, Karasov WH. Spare capacity and phenotypic flexibility in the digestive system of a migratory bird: defining the limits of animal design. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 281: 20140308. PMID 24718764 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0308  1
2014 Smith AD, Paton PW, McWilliams SR. Using nocturnal flight calls to assess the fall migration of warblers and sparrows along a coastal ecological barrier. Plos One. 9: e92218. PMID 24643060 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092218  1
2014 Buffum B, Modisette C, McWilliams SR. Encouraging family forest owners to create early successional wildlife habitat in Southern New England. Plos One. 9: e89972. PMID 24587160 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089972  1
2014 Hall ZJ, Bauchinger U, Gerson AR, Price ER, Langlois LA, Boyles M, Pierce B, McWilliams SR, Sherry DF, Macdougall-Shackleton SA. Site-specific regulation of adult neurogenesis by dietary fatty acid content, vitamin E and flight exercise in European starlings. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 39: 875-82. PMID 24372878 DOI: 10.1111/ejn.12456  1
2014 Smith AD, McWilliams SR. Fruit removal rate depends on neighborhood fruit density, frugivore abundance, and spatial context. Oecologia. 174: 931-42. PMID 24305861 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-013-2834-1  1
2014 Smith AD, McWilliams SR. What to do when stopping over: Behavioral decisions of a migrating songbird during stopover are dictated by initial change in their body condition and mediated by key environmental conditions Behavioral Ecology. 25: 1423-1435. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/aru148  1
2014 Masse RJ, Tefft BC, McWilliams SR. Multiscale habitat selection by a forest-dwelling shorebird, the American woodcock: Implications for forest management in southern New England, USA Forest Ecology and Management. 325: 37-48. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2014.03.054  1
2014 Winiarski KJ, Miller DL, Paton PWC, McWilliams SR. A spatial conservation prioritization approach for protecting marine birds given proposed offshore wind energy development Biological Conservation. 169: 79-88. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2013.11.004  1
2014 Loring PH, Paton PWC, Osenkowski JE, Gilliland SG, Savard JPL, McWilliams SR. Habitat use and selection of black scoters in southern New England and siting of offshore wind energy facilities Journal of Wildlife Management. 78: 645-656. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.696  1
2014 Williams CK, Dugger BD, Brasher MG, Coluccy JM, Cramer DM, Eadie JM, Gray MJ, Hagy HM, Livolsi M, Mcwilliams SR, Petrie M, Soulliere GJ, Tirpak JM, Webb EB. Estimating habitat carrying capacity for migrating and wintering waterfowl: Considerations, pitfalls and improvements Wildfowl. 407-435.  1
2013 Ben-Hamo M, McCue MD, Khozin-Goldberg I, McWilliams SR, Pinshow B. Ambient temperature and nutritional stress influence fatty acid composition of structural and fuel lipids in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) tissues. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part a, Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 166: 244-50. PMID 23796822 DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2013.06.017  1
2013 Alan RR, McWilliams SR. Oxidative stress, circulating antioxidants, and dietary preferences in songbirds. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. 164: 185-93. PMID 23270695 DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpb.2012.12.005  1
2013 Winiarski KJ, Miller DL, Paton PWC, McWilliams SR. Spatially explicit model of wintering common loons: Conservation implications Marine Ecology Progress Series. 492: 273-283. DOI: 10.3354/meps10492  1
2013 Alan RR, McWilliams SR, McGraw KJ. The importance of antioxidants for avian fruit selection during autumn migration Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 125: 513-525. DOI: 10.1676/13-014.1  1
2013 Bolser JA, Alan RR, Smith AD, Li L, Seeram NP, McWilliams SR. Birds select fruits with more anthocyanins and phenolic compounds during autumn migration Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 125: 97-108. DOI: 10.1676/12-057.1  1
2013 Loring PH, Paton PWC, McWilliams SR, McKinney RA, Oviatt CA. Densities of wintering scoters in relation to benthic prey assemblages in a north atlantic estuary Waterbirds. 36: 144-155. DOI: 10.1675/063.036.0204  1
2013 Masse RJ, Tefft BC, Amador JA, McWilliams SR. Why woodcock commute: Testing the foraging-benefit and predation-risk hypotheses Behavioral Ecology. 24: 1348-1355. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/art073  1
2013 McWilliams SR, Whitman M. Non-destructive techniques to assess body composition of birds: A review and validation study | Nicht-destruktive Techniken zur Ermittlung der Körperzusammensetzung von Vögeln: Eine kritische Übersicht Journal of Ornithology. 154: 597-618. DOI: 10.1007/s10336-013-0946-3  1
2013 Bauchinger U, McWilliams SR. Tissue-specific mass changes during fasting: The protein turnover hypothesis Comparative Physiology of Fasting, Starvation, and Food Limitation. 193-206. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-29056-5_12  1
2012 Cohen AA, Martin LB, Wingfield JC, McWilliams SR, Dunne JA. Physiological regulatory networks: ecological roles and evolutionary constraints. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 27: 428-35. PMID 22613457 DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2012.04.008  1
2012 Winiarski KJ, McWilliams SR, Rockwell RF. Rapid environmental degradation in a subarctic ecosystem influences resource use of a keystone avian herbivore. The Journal of Animal Ecology. 81: 1132-42. PMID 22471734 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2012.01981.x  1
2012 Muñoz-Garcia A, Aamidor SE, McCue MD, McWilliams SR, Pinshow B. Allocation of endogenous and dietary protein in the reconstitution of the gastrointestinal tract in migratory blackcaps at stopover sites. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 1069-75. PMID 22399651 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.062547  1
2012 Nebel S, Bauchinger U, Buehler DM, Langlois LA, Boyles M, Gerson AR, Price ER, McWilliams SR, Guglielmo CG. Constitutive immune function in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris, is decreased immediately after an endurance flight in a wind tunnel. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 272-8. PMID 22189771 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.057885  1
2012 McKinney RA, McWilliams SR. Energy-based carrying capacities of bufflehead Bucephala albeola wintering habitats Open Ornithology Journal. 5: 5-17. DOI: 10.2174/1874453201205010005  1
2012 Blomberg EJ, Tefft BC, Reed JM, McWilliams SR. Evaluating spatially explicit viability of a declining ruffed grouse population Journal of Wildlife Management. 76: 503-513. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.278  1
2011 McCue MD, Smith A, McKinney R, Rewald B, Pinshow B, McWilliams SR. A mass balance approach to identify and compare differential routing of 13C-labeled carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins in vivo. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 84: 506-13. PMID 21897087 DOI: 10.1086/661638  1
2011 Price ER, Bauchinger U, Zajac DM, Cerasale DJ, McFarlan JT, Gerson AR, McWilliams SR, Guglielmo CG. Migration- and exercise-induced changes to flight muscle size in migratory birds and association with IGF1 and myostatin mRNA expression. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 214: 2823-31. PMID 21832125 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.057620  1
2011 Aamidor SE, Bauchinger U, Mizrahy O, McWilliams SR, Pinshow B. During stopover, migrating blackcaps adjust behavior and intake of food depending on the content of protein in their diets. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 51: 385-93. PMID 21705790 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icr054  1
2011 Mizrahy O, Bauchinger U, Aamidor SE, McWilliams SR, Pinshow B. Availability of water affects renewal of tissues in migratory blackcaps during stopover. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 51: 374-84. PMID 21558178 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icr005  1
2011 Ben-Hamo M, McCue MD, McWilliams SR, Pinshow B. Dietary fatty acid composition influences tissue lipid profiles and regulation of body temperature in Japanese quail. Journal of Comparative Physiology. B, Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology. 181: 807-16. PMID 21328066 DOI: 10.1007/s00360-011-0558-2  1
2011 Bauchinger U, McWilliams SR, Pinshow B. Reduced body mass gain in small passerines during migratory stopover under simulated heat wave conditions. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part a, Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 158: 374-81. PMID 21172449 DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2010.11.030  1
2011 McCue MD, McWilliams SR, Pinshow B. Ontogeny and nutritional status influence oxidative kinetics of nutrients and whole-animal bioenergetics in zebra finches, Taeniopygia guttata: new applications for (13)C breath testing. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 84: 32-42. PMID 21043807 DOI: 10.1086/657285  1
2011 Buffum B, McWilliams SR, August PV. A spatial analysis of forest management and its contribution to maintaining the extent of shrubland habitat in southern New England, United States Forest Ecology and Management. 262: 1775-1785. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2011.07.024  1
2011 Bauchinger U, McWilliams SR, Kolb H, Popenko VM, Price ER, Biebach H. Flight muscle shape reliably predicts flight muscle mass of migratory songbirds: A new tool for field ornithologists Journal of Ornithology. 152: 507-514. DOI: 10.1007/s10336-010-0644-3  1
2011 Ladin ZS, Castelli PM, Mcwilliams SR, Williams CK. Time energy budgets and food use of Atlantic brant across their wintering range Journal of Wildlife Management. 75: 273-282. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.58  1
2010 Darnall RA, McWilliams S, Schneider RW, Tobia CM. Reversible blunting of arousal from sleep in response to intermittent hypoxia in the developing rat Journal of Applied Physiology. 109: 1686-1696. PMID 20930126 DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00076.2010  1
2010 McCue MD, Sivan O, McWilliams SR, Pinshow B. Tracking the oxidative kinetics of carbohydrates, amino acids and fatty acids in the house sparrow using exhaled 13CO2. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 213: 782-9. PMID 20154194 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.039842  1
2010 Bauchinger U, Keil J, McKinney RA, Starck JM, McWilliams SR. Exposure to cold but not exercise increases carbon turnover rates in specific tissues of a passerine. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 213: 526-34. PMID 20086139 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.037408  1
2010 Ben-Hamo M, Pinshow B, McCue MD, McWilliams SR, Bauchinger U. Fasting triggers hypothermia, and ambient temperature modulates its depth in Japanese quail Coturnix japonica. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part a, Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 156: 84-91. PMID 20060055 DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2009.12.020  1
2010 Desrochers DW, Mcwilliams SR, Reed JM. Evaluating if energy and protein limit abundance of hawaiian moorhen Journal of Wildlife Management. 74: 788-795. DOI: 10.2193/2009-278  1
2010 Smith SB, McWilliams SR. Patterns of fuel use and storage in migrating passerines in relation to fruit resources at autumn stopover sites Auk. 127: 108-118. DOI: 10.1525/auk.2009.09139  1
2010 Bauchinger U, McWilliams SR. Extent of phenotypic flexibility during long-distance flight is determined by tissue-specific turnover rates: A new hypothesis Journal of Avian Biology. 41: 603-608. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-048X.2010.05137.x  1
2009 Bauchinger U, McWilliams S. Carbon turnover in tissues of a passerine bird: Allometry, isotopic clocks, and phenotypic flexibility in organ size Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 82: 787-797. PMID 19785542 DOI: 10.1086/605548  1
2009 McCue MD, Amitai O, Khozin-Goldberg I, McWilliams SR, Pinshow B. Effect of dietary fatty acid composition on fatty acid profiles of polar and neutral lipid tissue fractions in zebra finches, Taeniopygia guttata. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part a, Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 154: 165-72. PMID 19524058 DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2009.06.002  1
2009 Smith SB, McWilliams SR. Dietary macronutrients affect lipid metabolites and body composition of a migratory passerine, the white-throated sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 82: 258-69. PMID 19331582 DOI: 10.1086/597519  1
2009 Blomberg EJ, Tefft BC, Endrulat EG, McWilliams SR. Predicting landscape-scale habitat distribution for ruffed grouse bonasa umbellus using presence-only data Wildlife Biology. 15: 380-394. DOI: 10.2981/08-012  1
2008 Kurvers RH, Roberts ML, McWilliams SR, Peters A. Experimental manipulation of testosterone and condition during molt affects activity and vocalizations of male blue tits. Hormones and Behavior. 54: 263-9. PMID 18468606 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2008.03.011  1
2007 McWilliams SR, Sloat T, Toft CA, Hatch D. Effects of prescribed fall burning on a wetland plant community, with implications for management of plants and herbivores Western North American Naturalist. 67: 299-317. DOI: 10.3398/1527-0904(2007)67[299:EOPFBO]2.0.CO;2  1
2007 Schneider EG, Mcwilliams SR. Using nest temperature to estimate nest attendance of piping plovers Journal of Wildlife Management. 71: 1998-2006. DOI: 10.2193/2007-007  1
2007 Smith SB, McPherson KH, Backer JM, Pierce BJ, Podlesak DW, McWilliams SR. Fruit quality and consumption by songbirds during autumn migration Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 119: 419-428. DOI: 10.1676/06-073.1  1
2007 McKinney RA, McWilliams SR, Charpentier MA. Habitat characteristics associated with the distribution and abundance of Histrionicus histrionicus (Harlequin Ducks) wintering in Southern New England Northeastern Naturalist. 14: 159-170. DOI: 10.1656/1092-6194(2007)14[159:HCAWTD]2.0.CO;2  1
2007 Smith SB, McWilliams SR, Guglielmo CG. Effect of diet composition on plasma metabolite profiles in a migratory songbird Condor. 109: 48-58. DOI: 10.1650/0010-5422(2007)109[48:EODCOP]2.0.CO;2  1
2007 Podlesak DW, McWilliams SR. Metabolic routing of dietary nutrients in birds: Effects of dietary lipid concentration on δ13C of depot fat and its ecological implications Auk. 124: 916-925. DOI: 10.1642/0004-8038(2007)124[916:MRODNI]2.0.CO;2  1
2006 Podlesak DW, McWilliams SR. Metabolic routing of dietary nutrients in birds: effects of diet quality and macronutrient composition revealed using stable isotopes. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 79: 534-49. PMID 16691519 DOI: 10.1086/502813  1
2006 Müller MS, McWilliams SR, Podlesak D, Donaldson JR, Bothwell HM, Lindroth RL. Tri-trophic effects of plant defenses: Chickadees consume caterpillars based on host leaf chemistry Oikos. 114: 507-517. DOI: 10.1111/j.2006.0030-1299.14668.x  1
2006 McKinney RA, McWilliams SR, Charpentier MA. Waterfowl-habitat associations during winter in an urban North Atlantic estuary Biological Conservation. 132: 239-249. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2006.04.002  1
2005 Pierce BJ, McWilliams SR, O'Connor TP, Place AR, Guglielmo CG. Effect of dietary fatty acid composition on depot fat and exercise performance in a migrating songbird, the red-eyed vireo. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 208: 1277-85. PMID 15781888 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.01493  1
2005 Podlesak DW, McWilliams SR, Hatch KA. Stable isotopes in breath, blood, feces and feathers can indicate intra-individual changes in the diet of migratory songbirds. Oecologia. 142: 501-10. PMID 15586297 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-004-1737-6  1
2005 Endrulat EG, McWilliams SR, Tefft BC. Habitat selection and home range size of Ruffed Grouse in Rhode Island Northeastern Naturalist. 12: 411-424. DOI: 10.1656/1092-6194(2005)012[0411:HSAHRS]2.0.CO;2  1
2005 Pierce BJ, McWilliams SR. Seasonal changes in composition of lipid stores in migratory birds: Causes and consequences Condor. 107: 269-279.  1
2005 McKinney RA, McWilliams SR. A new model to estimate daily energy expenditure for wintering waterfowl Wilson Bulletin. 117: 44-55.  1
2004 Pierce BJ, McWilliams SR, Place AR, Huguenin MA. Diet preferences for specific fatty acids and their effect on composition of fat reserves in migratory Red-eyed Vireos (Vireo olivaceous). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part a, Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 138: 503-14. PMID 15369840 DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpb.2004.06.014  1
2004 Pierce BJ, McWilliams SR. Diet quality and food limitation affect the dynamics of body composition and digestive organs in a migratory songbird (Zonotrichia albicollis). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 77: 471-83. PMID 15286920 DOI: 10.1086/383503  1
2004 McWilliams SR, Guglielmo C, Pierce B, Klaassen M. Flying, fasting, and feeding in birds during migration: A nutritional and physiological ecology perspective Journal of Avian Biology. 35: 377-393. DOI: 10.1111/j.0908-8857.2004.03378.x  1
2002 McWilliams SR, Kearney SB, Karasov WH. Diet preferences of warblers for specific fatty acids in relation to nutritional requirements and digestive capabilities Journal of Avian Biology. 33: 167-174. DOI: 10.1034/j.1600-048X.2002.330207.x  1
2002 Frazer KI, McWilliams SR. Determinants of dietary preference in Yellow-rumped Warblers Wilson Bulletin. 114: 243-248.  1
2001 McWilliams SR, Karasov WH. Phenotypic flexibility in digestive system structure and function in migratory birds and its ecological significance. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part a, Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 128: 579-93. PMID 11246046  1
1999 McWilliams SR, Caviedes-Vidal E, Karasov WH. Digestive adjustments in cedar waxwings to high feeding rate Journal of Experimental Zoology. 283: 394-407.  1
1998 McWilliams SR, Karasov WH. Test of a digestion optimization model: effects of costs of feeding on digestive parameters. Physiological Zoology. 71: 168-78. PMID 9548649  1
1998 McWilliams SR, Karasov WH. Test of a digestion optimization model: Effect of variable-reward feeding schedules on digestive performance of a migratory bird Oecologia. 114: 160-169. DOI: 10.1007/s004420050432  1
1997 Afik D, McWilliams SR, Karasov WH. A test for passive absorption of glucose in yellow-rumped warblers and its ecological implications. Physiological Zoology. 70: 370-7. PMID 9231411  1
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