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A collection of selected peer-reviewed papers, book chapters and edited books I have contributed too. A full list including oral and poster presentations, reports and media communications relating to my research and consultancy work can be found in my C.V.  If you would like a copy of any of this work please send me an email. 

Peer Reviewed Papers

  1. Spaulding, M.G., Warren, K.S. & Shephard, J.M. (in review). Movement ecology in conservation and management: accessibility and application in Australian Species Recovery Plans – A review. Proceedings of the Royal Society - B. (IF: 5.98)

  2. Kissane, Z., Warren, K.S. & Shephard, J.M. (in review). Integrating movement ecology within a framework to identify and investigate chemical exposure in wildlife. Proceedings of the Royal Society- B. (IF: 5.98)

  3. Kobryn HT, Swinhoe EJ, Bateman PW, Adams PJ, Shephard JM, Fleming PA. (in review) Foxes at your front door? Habitat selection and home range of urban red foxes (Vulpes vulpes). Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. (IF: 4.021)

  4. Rycken, S., K. S. Warren, L. Yeap, R. Donaldson, P. R. Mawson, R.Dawson and J. M. Shephard (2022) Forest specialist species in the urban landscape: Do different levels of urbanization affect the movements of Forest Red-tailed Black Cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus banksii naso)? Avian Conservation and Ecology 17(1), (IF: 2.5)

  5. Fleming, C.H., Drescher-Lehman, J., Noonan, M.J., Akre, T.S., Brown, D.J., Cochran, M.M., Dejid, N., DeNicola, V., DePerno, C.S., Dunlop, J.N., Gould, N., Hollins, J., Ishii, H., Kaneko, Y., Katzner, T., Kays, R., Killen, S.S., Koeck, B., Lambertucci, S.A., LaPoint, S.D., Medici, E.P., Meyburg, B.U., Miller, T.A., Moen, R.A., Mueller, T., Pfieffer, T., Pike, K.N., Roulin, A., Safi, K., Séchaud, R., Scharf, A.K., Shephard, J.M., Stabach, J.A., Stein, K., Tonra, C.M., Yamazaki, K., Fagan, W.F., and Calabrese, J.M. (in press) A comprehensive framework for location error in animal tracking data. bioRxiv:2020.2006.2012.130195.  Ecological Monographs.  (IF: 7.72)

  6. Cherriman S, Shephard JM, Olsen PD, Fleming PA. Climate influences productivity but not breeding density of Wedge-tailed Eagles Aquila audax in arid and mesic Western Australia. (2021) Austral Ecology.  (IF: 1.551)

  7. Yeap L, Warren K.S., Bouten W., Shephard J.M. (2021) Application of triaxial accelerometer data to the interpretation of activity budgets in endangered black cockatoos. Wildlife Research. (IF: 1.29)

  8. Rycken S., Shephard J.M., Yeap L., Vaughan-Higgins R., Page M., Dawson R., Smith K., Mawson P., Warren K.S. (2020) Regional variation in habitat matrix determines movement metrics in Baudin’s cockatoos in southwest Western Australia. Wildlife Research, 48(1),18-29. (IF: 1.29)

  9. Shephard J.M., Bouten, W, Dunlop JN. (2019) Foraging movements of common noddies in the East Indian Ocean are dependent on breeding stage: implications for marine reserve design. Pacific Conservation Biology. 25(2), 164-173. doi: 10.1071/PC18033

  10. Labbé A.M.T., Le Souëf A.T., Dunlop J.N., Calver M., Shephard J.M, van Keulen M. (2019) Skin pentosidine does not correlate with age in a long-lived seabird. Emu – Austral Ornithology. 119 (2), 186-190. doi: 10.1080/01584197.2018.155208. (IF: 1.583).

  11. Rycken S., Warren K.S., Yeap L., Jackson B., Riley K., Page M., Dawson R., Smith K., Mawson P., Shephard J.M. (2019) Assessing integration of black cockatoos using behavioral change point analysis. Journal of Wildlife Management, 83(2), 334-342. (IF: 1.725)

  12. Frantz L.A.F, Rudzinski A., Mansyursyah Surya Nugraha A., Evin A., Burton J., Hulme-Beaman A., Linderholm A., Barnett R., Vega R., Irving-Pease E.K., Haile J., Allen R., Leus K., Shephard J.M., Hillyer M.J., Gillemot S., van den Hurk J., Ogle S., Atofanei C., Thomas M.G., Johansson F., Haris Mustari H., Williams J., Mohamad K., Damayanti C.S., Wiryadi I.D., Obbles D, Mona S., Day H., Yasin M., Meker S., McGuire J.A., Evans B.J., von Rintelen T, Ho S.Y.W., Searle J.B., Kitchener A.C., Macdonald A.A., Shaw D.J., Hall R., Galbusera P., Larson G.  (2018) Synchronous diversification of Sulawesi’s iconic artiodactyls driven by recent geological events. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences B, 285(1876), 20172566. (IF: 10.4).

  13. Kissane Z and Shephard J.M (2017). “The rise of glyphosate and new opportunities for biosentinel early warning studies" Conservation Biology, 31(6), 1293-1300. doi:10.1111/cobi.12955 (IF: 5.89)

  14. Kozakiewicz C.P., Carver S., Austin J.J., Shephard J.M. & Burridge C.P. (2017) Intrinsic factors drive spatial genetic variation in a highly vagile species, the wedge‐tailed eagle (Aquila audax), in Tasmania. Journal of Avian Biology, 48(7), 1025-1034. (IF: 2.192)

  15. Yeap L, Shephard J.M, Bouten W, Jackson B, Vaughan-Higgins R, Warren K (2017) Development of a tag-attachment method to enable capture of fine and landscape-scale movement in black-cockatoos. Australian Field Ornithology, 34, 49-55.

  16. Andrew, M.E. and J.M. Shephard (2017).  Semi-automated detection of eagle nests:  An application of very high-resolution image data and advanced image analyses to wildlife surveys. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, 3(2), 66-80. (IF: 5.0)

  17. Labbé A., Dunlop J., Calver M., Shephard J. & Van Keulen M. (2017) Restoration of native vegetation and re-introduction of Malva preissiana on Penguin Island–preliminary findings. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia. 100, 1-3. (IF: 1.11)

  18. Bracko A., Galbusera P., Höfle U., King C., Shephard J.M. & Noguera C. (2016) A European Treasure: the fortunes of the white stork have improved significantly in recent years thanks to a wide variety of conservation activities. Zooquaria 95, 16-7.

  19. Yeap L, Shephard J.M, Le Souef A, Holyoake C, Dawson R, Groom C, Kirkby T, Mawson P, Warren K. (2015) Satellite tracking of rehabilitated wild Baudin's cockatoos, Calyptorhynchus baudinii: a feasibility trial to track forest black cockatoos. Pacific Conservation Biology, 21: 163-167. (IF: 1.02)

  20. Shephard J.M, Rycken S, Almalik O, Struyf K, Van Erp-van der Kooij L (2015) Migration strategies revealed by satellite tracking among descendants of a population of European white stork (Ciconia ciconia) reintroduced to Belgium. Journal of Ornithology. 156(4): 943-953. (IF: 1.927)

  21. Stanton D, Helsen P, Shephard J.M, Leus K, Hart J,Kümpel N, Ewen J, Wang J, Galbusera P, Bruford M.  (2015) Genetic structure of captive and free ranging okapi (Okapia johnstoni) with implications for management. Conservation Genetics. 15(5): 1115-1126. (IF: 2.183).

  22. Stanton D, Hart J, Galbusera P, Helsen P, Shephard J.M.,Kümpel N, Ewen J, Bruford M. (2014) Distinct and diverse: range-wide phylogeography reveals ancient lineages and high genetic variation in the endangered Okapi (Okapia johnstoni). PLoSOne 9(7): e101081. (IF: 4.24)

  23. Gabric A, Qu B, Rotstayn LD, Shephard J.M (2013) Global simulations of the impact on contemporary climate of a perturbation to the sea-to-air flux of dimethylsulfide. Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal 63(3): 365 – 376. (IF: 1.247)

  24. Shephard J.M., Ogden R, Tryjanowski P, Olsson O, Galbusera P. (2013) Is population structure in the European white stork determined by flyway permeability rather than translocation history? Ecology and Evolution 3(15): 4881 – 4895. (IF: 2.343)

  25. Shephard, J.M., P. Galbusera, et al. (2009) Isolation and characterization of a new suite of microsatellite markers in the European White Stork, Ciconia ciconia. Conservation Genetics 10(5): 1525-1528. (IF: 2.185)

  26. Shephard, J.M., Hughes, J.M., Catterall, C.P. & Olsen, P.D. (2005) Conservation status of the White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster in Australia using mtDNA control region sequence data. Conservation Genetics 6, 413-429. (IF: 2.185)

  27. Shephard, J.M., Catterall, C.P. & Hughes, J.M. (2005b) Long-term variation in the distribution of the White-bellied Sea-Eagle across Australia. Austral Ecology 30, 131-145. (IF: 1.85)

  28. Gabric, A.J., Shephard, J.M., Knight, J. and Jones, G (2005) Correlations between the satellite-derived seasonal cycles of phytoplankton biomass and aerosol optical depth in the Southern Ocean: Evidence for the influence of sea ice. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 19(4): 1-10, (IF: 5.373)

  29. Shephard, J.M., Catterall, C.P. & Hughes, J.M. (2004) Discrimination of sex in the White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster using genetic and morphometric techniques. Emu: Austral Ornithology 104 (1), 83-87. (IF: 1.895)

  30. Shephard, J.M., Hughes, J.M. and Zalucki, M.P. (2002) Genetic Variation between Australian and North American Populations of the Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus L. (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): An exploration using Allozyme Electrophoresis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 75, 437-452. (IF: 2.413)

  31. Shephard, J.M. (2002) Raptors of the World. (Book Review) Emu: Austral Ornithology 102, 211. (IF: 1.895)

  32. Wiersma, J., Nermut, W. and Shephard, J.M. (2001) A Variation on the “Noosed Fish” method and its application to catching the White Bellied Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster. Corella 25(4), 97-99. (IF: 0.14)

Journal Articles in Advanced Preparation

  1. Riley, K.J. Warren K.S., Bouten W., Shephard J.M. Utilisation of an exotic food source by an endangered species; foraging on canola (Brassica napus) reduces the cost of provisioning in Carnaby’s cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus latirostris). Journal of Avian Biology. (IF: 2.192)

  2. Rycken, S., Warren, K., Yeap, L., Donaldson, R., Mawson, P.R., Dawson, R. & Shephard, J.M. Should conservation management adapt in response to movement data analysis? A case study of the endangered Carnaby’s cockatoo of Western Australia. Journal of Animal Conservation.

  3. Kissane, Z., Shephard, J.M., Chambers, J. Seasonal forage switching by black swans in a key Ramsar wetland: the importance of Samphire (salt marsh) during the breeding season. Pacific Conservation Biology.

  4. Shephard J.M. and Warren KS. The importance of habitat corridors and edges in facilitating maintenance of Carnaby’s cockatoos on the Swan Coastal Plain. Emu – Austral Ornithology. (IF: 1.583)

  5. Shephard, J.M., Papies, M., Aguirre, J., van Hooft, P., Heitkoning, I. Demographic success in a reintroduced population of European White Stork Ciconia ciconia modelled with respect to environmental factors. Journal of Avian Biology. (IF:  2.28)

  6. Krone, O., Shephard, J.M. A snapshot review of Raptor distribution along the Kinabatangan River with reference to Palm Oil plantations, Sabah, Borneo. Emu: Austral Ornithology. (IF: 1.21)

  7. Shephard J.M., Pryor R, Maker G, Trengove R. A novel approach for investigating persistent organic pollutant (POPs) levels in avian species: A Penguin Island seagull case study.

  8. Shephard J.M, Venables S, Chaplin J, Joseph L, Austin J., Colonisation history revisited: did the Timor Sea play a part in driving genetic distribution in the White-Bellied Sea-Eagle in Australia? Emu: Austral Ornithology (IF: 1.21)

  9. Shephard, J.M, Hughes, J.M, & Catterall, C.P, Evidence of a morphometric cline in the White-bellied Sea-Eagle in the absence of mitochondrial DNA structure. Condor (IF: 1.118)

Edited Book

  1. Jersak L, Shephard J.M, Shamoun-Baranes J, Tryjanowski P (Eds) (2016) The White Stork - studies in biology, ecology and conservation. Oficyna Wydawnicza Uniwersytetu Zielonogórskiego.

Book Chapter

  1. Le Souef A, Vitalis S, Dawson R, Shephard J.M., Warren K. (2019) Fly Away Home: a collaborative program to return rehabilitated Black Cockatoos to the wild in Western Australia. in ‘Endangered Species Management: Case studies from around the world.’  Scientific Foundations of Zoos and Aquariums.

  2. Johnstone, R., T. Kirkby, K. Warren, S. Rycken, J. Shephard, G. Barrett, M. D. Craig, P. R. Mawson, A. Burbidge, M. Bamford, and S. Garnett. 2021. Forest Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus banksii naso. Pages 387-391 in S. Garnett and G. Baker, editors. Action Plan for Australian Birds 2020. CSIRO, Melbourne.

  3. Johnstone, R., T. Kirkby, K. Warren, J. Shephard, S. Rycken, M. Williams, A. Peck, G. Barrett, V. Stokes, M. D. Craig, P. R. Mawson, A. Burbidge, M. Bamford, and S. Garnett. 2021. Baudin's Black-Cockatoo Zanda baudinii. Pages 398-402 in S. Garnett and G. Baker, editors. Action Plan for Australian Birds 2020. CSIRO, Melbourne.

  4. Saunders, D. A., P. R. Mawson, R. Dawson, R. Johnstone, T. Kirkby, K. Warren, J. Shephard, S. Rycken, W. Stock, M. Williams, A. Peck, G. Barrett, V. Stokes, M. D. Craig, A. Burbidge, M. Bamford, and S. Garnett. 2021. Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo Zanda latirostris. Pages 402-407  in S. Garnett and G. Baker, editors. Action Plan for Australian Birds 2020. CSIRO, Melbourne.

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