Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Florida
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Florida Staff Member


Dr. Abby N Powell

Abby Powell

Unit Leader
Phone: (352) 846 - 0543
Email: abbypowell@ufl.edu
Personal website

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Education

  • Ph D University of Minnesota 1992
  • MS San Diego State University 1986
  • BS Cornell University 1980

Biography

Abby joined the Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit as Leader in 2015 and holds a joint appointment as Courtesy Professor in Wildlife Conservation and Ecology. She served as Assistant Unit Leader at the Alaska Unit 2000-2015.

Teaching Interest

Conservation Biology, Endangered Species Management, Avian Ecology, Scientific Writing

Research Interest

Conservation Biology, Avian Ecology, Endangered Species Biology and Management

Research Publications Publication Date
Wilson, H.M., P.L. Flint, and A.N. Powell. 2007. Coupling contaminants with demography: effects of lead and selenium in Pacific common eiders. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26(7):1410-1417. June 2007
Wilson, H.M., P.L. Flint, T.L. Moran, and A.N. Powell. 2007. Survival of breeding Pacific common eiders on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska. Journal of Wildlife Management 71(2): 403-410. February 2007
Wilson, H. M., P. L. Flint, A. N. Powell, J. B. Grand, and C. L. Moran. 2012. Population ecology of breeding Pacific Common Eiders on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska. Wildlife Monographs,182:1-29; DOI: 10.1002/wmon.8 October 2012
Wild, T. C., S. J. Kendall, N. Guldager, and A. N. Powell. 2015. Breeding habitat associations and predicted distribution of a tundra obligate, Smith's Longspur, in the face of changing climate. Condor 117: 3-17. DOI: 10.1650/CONDOR-14-77.1 December 2014
Weiser,E. L. and A. N. Powell. 2011. Evaluating gull diets: a comparison of conventional methods and stable isotope analysis. Journal of Field Ornithology 82(3):297-310. August 2011
Weiser, E. L. and A. N. Powell. 2011. Reduction of garbage in the diet of nonbreeding glaucous gulls corresponding to a change in waste management, Arctic 64(2): 220-226. June 2011
Weiser, E. L. and A. N. Powell. 2010. Does garbage in diet improve reproductive output in Glaucous Gulls? Condor 112(3):530-538. September 2010
Vitale, N., Brush, J. and A. Powell. 2020. Loss of coastal islands along Florida’s Big Bend Region: Implications for breeding American Oystercatchers. Estuaries and Coasts. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-020-00811-3 September 2020
Taylor, A. R., R. B. Lanctot, A. N. Powell, S. J. Kendall, and D. A. Nigro. 2011. Residence time and movements of postbreeding shorebirds on the northern coast of Alaska. Condor 113:779-794. | Publisher Website November 2011
Taylor, A. R., R. B. Lanctot, A. N. Powell, F. Huettmann, D. Nigro, and S. J. Kendall. 2010. Distribution and community characteristics of staging shorebirds on the northern coast of Alaska. Arctic 63(4): 451-467. December 2010
Steen, V. A. and A. N. Powell. 2012. Potential effects of climate change on the distribution of waterbirds in the Prairie Pothole Region, U.S.A. Waterbirds 35(2):217-229. September 2012
Steen, V. A. and A. N. Powell. 2012. Wetland selection by breeding and foraging Black Terns in the Prairie Pothole Region of the United States. Condor 114:155-165. February 2012
Sonsthagen, S., C. Haughey, M. Sexson, D. Solovyena, M. Petersen, and A. Powell. 2020. Temporal variation in genetic structure within the endangered spectacled eider. Conservation Genetics 21:175-179. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10592-019-01234-9 November 2019
Sexson, M.G., M. R. Petersen, G. A. Breed, and A. N. Powell. 2016. Shifts in the distribution of molting Spectacled Eiders (Somateria fischeri) indicate ecosystem change in the Arctic. The Condor: Ornithological Applications 118:463-476. | Download | Publisher Website June 2016
Scott, C.A., J.A.K. Mazet, and A.N. Powell. 2010. Health evaluation of western arctic king eiders (Somateria spectabilis). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 46(4): 1290-1294. October 2010
Schambler, J. L., P.L. Flint, and A. N. Powell. 2010. Patterns of use and distribution of king eiders and black scoters during the annual cycle in northeastern Bristol Bay, Alaska. Marine Biology 157:2169-2176, DOI 10.1007/s00227-010-1481-x September 2010
Robinson, B. H., L. M. Phillips, and A. N. Powell. 2019. Energy intake rate influences survival rates of Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani broods. Marine Ornithology 47:277-283. October 2019
Robinson, B. H., L. M. Phillips, H. A. Coletti, and A. N. Powell. 2018. Are prey remains accurate indicators of chick diet? A comparison of diet quantification techniques for Black Oystercatchers. Wader Study 125(1):20–32, DOI 10.18194/ws.00105. May 2018
Powell, Abby N. and Robert S. Suydam. 2012. King Eider (Somateria spectabilis), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Retrieved from the Birds of North America Online: http://bna.birds.cornell.edu/bna/species/491 doi:10.2173/bna.491 | Publisher Website September 2012
Powell, A.N., R. Bentzen, and R. Suydam. 2018. Migration trends for king and common eiders and yellow-billed loons past Point Barrow in a rapidly changing environment. Final OCS Study BOEM 2018-059. December 2018
Powell, A. N., and C. L. Collier. 2000. Habitat use and reproductive success of western snowy plovers at new nesting areas created for California least terns. Journal of Wildlife Management 64:24-33. June 2000
Powell, A. N., C. L. Fritz, B. L. Peterson, and J. M. Terp. 2002. Status of breeding and wintering snowy plovers in San Diego County, California, 1994-1999. Journal of Field Ornithology 73(2):156-165. August 2002
Powell, A. N. 2006. Are southern California's fragmented salt marshes capable of sustaining endemic bird populations? In Vertebrates of the Tidal Marshes, Studies in Avian Biology 32: 198-204. September 2006
Powell, A. N. 2005. Up, down, or stable: populations of beach and estuarine birds in southern California. Pages 17-28 in Kus, Barbara E., and Beyers, Jan L., technical coordinators. 2005. Planning for Biodiversity: Bringing Research and Management Together: Proceedings of a symposium for the South Coast Ecoregion. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-195. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture; 274 p. May 2006
Powell, A. N. 2002. Book Review. Prairie Birds: Fragile Splendor in the Great Plains, by Paul A. Johnsgard. Condor 104:224-225. February 2002
Powell, A. N. 2001. Habitat characteristics and nest success of snowy plovers nesting in association with California least tern colonies. Condor 103:785-792. June 2001
Powell A.N., R.T.Churchwell , K. H. Dunton, J.G. Baguley, A.D. Kamikawa, C. Kellogg, B. Crump, and P. Bucolo. 2016. Sediment Characteristics and Infauna of Deltaic Mudflats Along the Alaskan Beaufort Sea. US Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Alaska OCS Region, Anchorage. OCS Study BOEM 2015-045. 77 pp. June 2016
Phillips, L.M., A.N. Powell, E.J. Taylor, and E.A. Rexstad. 2007. Use of the Beaufort Sea by king eiders breeding on the North Slope of Alaska. Journal of Wildlife Management 71(6):1892-1898. July 2007
Phillips, L.M. and A.N. Powell. 2009. Brood rearing ecology of King Eiders on the North Slope of Alaska. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121(2):430-434. June 2009
Phillips, L. M., and A. N. Powell. 2006. Evidence of wing molt and breeding site fidelity in King Eiders. Waterbirds 29(2):148-153. July 2006
Phillips, L. M., A. N. Powell, and E. A. Rexstad. 2006. Large-scale movements and habitat characteristics of King Eiders throughout the nonbreeding period. Condor 108: 887-900. October 2006
Overduijn, K. S., C. M. Handel, and A. N. Powell. 2020. Does habitat partitioning by sympatric plovers affect nest survival? The Auk 137:1-16. DOI: 10.1093/auk/ukaa018 May 2020
Oppel, S., R. Federer, D. O'Brien, A. Powell, and T. Hollmen. 2010. Effects of lipid extraction on stable isotope ratios in avian egg yolk – is arithmetic correction an alternative? Auk 157:72-78. January 2010
Oppel, S., D.L. Dickson, and A.N. Powell. 2009. International importance of the eastern Chukchi Sea as a staging area for migrating king eiders. Polar Biology 32:775-783. February 2009
Oppel, S., A.N. Powell, and D.L. Dickson. 2009. Using an algorithmic model to reveal individually variable movement decisions in a wintering sea duck. Journal of Animal Ecology 78:524-531. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01513.x January 2009
Oppel, S., A.N. Powell, and D.L. Dickson. 2008. Timing and distance of king eider migration and winter movements. Condor 110:296-305. July 2008
Oppel, S., A. Powell, and D. O'Brien. 2008. Using eggshell membranes as a non-invasive tool to investigate the source of nutrients in avian eggs. Journal of Ornithology. DOI 10. 1007/s10336-008-0325-7. August 2008
Oppel, S., A. N. Powell, and D. O'Brien. 2010. King eiders use an income strategy for egg production: a case study for incorporating individual dietary variation into nutrient allocation research. Oecologia 164:1-12, DOI 10.1007/s00442-010-1619-z April 2010
Oppel, S., A. N. Powell, and M. G. Butler. 2011. King Eider foraging effort during the pre-breeding period in Alaska. Condor 113:52-60. January 2011
Oppel, S. and A.N. Powell. 2010. Carbon isotope turnover in blood as a measure of arrival time in migratory birds using isotopically distinct environments. Journal of Ornithology 151:123-131, DOI 10.1007/s10336-009-0434-y. July 2009
Oppel, S. and A.N. Powell. 2009. Does winter region affect nest survival of king eiders in northern Alaska? Polar Biology 32:1203-1209. DOI 10.1007/s00300-009-0618-1. August 2009
Oppel, S. and A.N. Powell. 2008. Assigning king eiders to wintering regions in the Bering Sea using stable isotopes of feathers and claws. Marine Ecology Progress Series 373:149-156. doi: 10.3354/meps07744. December 2008
Oppel, S. and A. N. Powell. 2010. Age-specific survival estimates for king eiders derived from satellite telemetry. Condor 112(2):323-330. June 2010
Nolan, M., R. Churchwell, J. Adams, J. McClelland, K. D. Tape, S. Kendall, A. Powell, K. Dunton, D. Payer, and P. Martin. Predicting the impact of glacier loss on fish, birds, floodplains, and estuaries in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, p. 49-55. In C. N. Medley, C. N., G. Patterson, and M. J. Parker [eds.], Observing, Studying, and Managing for Change - Proceedings of the Fourth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watershed. US Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2011-5169, Reston, VA. October 2011
Morse, J. A., A. N. Powell, and M. D. Tetreau. 2006. Productivity of black oystercatchers: effects of recreational disturbance in a National Park. Condor 108:623-633. August 2006
McGuire, R., R. Suydam, L. Quakenbush, and A. Powell. 2019. Population trends of king and common eiders from spring migration counts at Point Barrow, Alaska between 1994 and 2016 Polar Biology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-019-02581-6 September 2019
McFarland, H. R., S. Kendall, and A. N. Powell. Nest-site selection and nest success of an arctic-breeding passerine, Smith's Longspurs, in a changing climate. The Condor: Ecological Applications 119:85-97. DOI: 10.1650/CONDOR-16-87.1 February 2017
Lovvorn, J.R., Rocha, A.R., Jewett, S.C., Dasher, D., Oppel, S., Powell, A.N., 2015. Limits to benthic feeding by eiders in a vital Arctic migration corridor due to localized prey and changing sea ice, Progress in Oceanography 136:162-174. | Download July 2015
Latty. C.J., T.E. Hollmén, M.R. Petersen, A.N. Powell, and R.D. Andrews. 2010. Abdominally implanted transmitters with percutaneous antennas affect the dive performance of common eiders. Condor 122(2):314-322. June 2010
Latty, C. J., T. E. Hollmén, M. R. Petersen, A. N. Powell, and R. D. Andrews. 2016. Biochemical and clinical responses of Common Eiders to implanted satellite transmitters. The Condor: Ecological Applications 118:489-501. | Download June 2016
Knoche, M.J., A.N. Powell, L.T. Quakenbush, M.J. Wooller, and L.M. Phillips. 2007. Further evidence for site fidelity to wing molt locations by King Eiders: Integrating stable isotope analyses and satellite telemetry. Waterbirds 30(1):52-57. April 2007
Hothem, R. L., and A. N. Powell. 2000. Contaminants in eggs of western snowy plovers and California least terns: Is there a Link to Population Decline? Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 65 (1):42-50. February 2000
Harwood, C. H., R. E. Gill, Jr. and A. N. Powell. 2016. Nesting ecology of Whimbrels in boreal Alaska. Wader Study. 123(2):99-113, DOI 10.18194/ws.00037. August 2016
Gates, H. R., S. Yezerinac, A. N. Powell, P. S. Tomkovich, O. P. Valchuk and R. B. Lanctot. 2013. Differentiation of subspecies and sexes of Beringian Dunlin using morphometric measures. Journal of Field Ornithology 84:389-402. December 2013
Gates, H. R., R. Lanctot, and A. N. Powell. 2013. High renesting rates in arctic-breeding Dunlin (Calidris alpina): a clutch-removal experiment. Auk 130:372:380 | Download May 2013
Craig, H.R., S. Kendall, T. Wild, and A. N. Powell. 2015. Dispersal and survival of a polygynandrous passerine. The Auk: Ornithological Advances 132:916-925, DOI: 10.1642/AUK-15-41.1 | Download October 2015
Churchwell, R. T., S. Kendall, S. C. Brown, A. L. Blanchard, T. E. Hollmen, and A. N. Powell. 2018. The first hop: use of Beaufort Sea Deltas by hatch-year Semipalmated Sandpipers. Estuaries and Coasts 41:280–292, DOI 10.1007/s12237-017-0272-8. June 2017
Churchwell, R. T., S. J. Kendall, A. L. Blanchard, K. H. Dunton, and A. N. Powell. 2015. Natural disturbance shapes benthic intertidal macroinvertebrate communities of high latitude river deltas. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI 10.1007/s12237-015-0028-2 September 2015
Churchwell, R. T., S. Kendall, S. C. Brown, and A. N. Powell. 2018. Will increased storm surge frequency impact food availability for Semipalmated Sandpipers Calidris pusilla at the beginning of fall migration? Wader Study 125:195-204. DOI: 10.18194/ws.00121 December 2018
Bentzen, R.L., A.N. Powell, T.D. Williams, and A.S. Kitaysky. 2009. Characterizing the nutritional strategy of incubating king eiders Somateria spectabilis in northern Alaska. Journal of Avian Biology 39:683-690. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-048X.2008.0442.x. April 2009
Bentzen, R., A. Powell, and R. Suydam. 2009. Strategies for nest site selection by king eiders. Journal of Wildlife Management 73(6):932-938. DOI: 10.2193/2008-411. September 2009
Bentzen, R. and A. N. Powell. 2012. Population dynamics of king eiders breeding in Alaska. Journal of Wildlife Management 76(5):1011-1020, DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.335 | Publisher Website February 2012
Bentzen, R. L., A. N. Powell, and R. S. Suydam. 2008. Factors influencing nesting success of king eiders on northern Alaska's coastal plain. Journal of Wildlife Management 72:1781-1789. December 2008
Bentzen, R. L., A. N. Powell, T. D. Williams, and A. S. Kitaysky. 2008. Characterizing the nutritional strategy of incubating king eiders Somateria spectabilis in northern Alaska. Journal of Avian Biology 39:683-690. December 2008
Bentzen, R. L., A. N. Powell, L. M. Phillips, and R. S. Suydam. 2010. Incubation behavior of king eiders on the coastal plain of northern Alaska. Polar Biology 33(8): 1075-1082, DOI: 10.1007/s00300-010-0787-y. October 2009
Bentzen, R. L. and A. N. Powell. 2015. Dispersal, movements and site fidelity of post-fledging King Eiders Somateria spectabilis and their attendant females. Ibis 157:133-146. doi: 10.1111/ibi.12217. | Download November 2014
Project Completion Date
Habitat and Avian Communities as Indicators of Environmental Changes in the Boreal Forest of Interior Alaska May 2011
Ecology of Smith's Longspurs in Northern Alaska December 2015
Shorebird Ecology in North Slope Coastal Habitats December 2010
FY11 ADFG Wildlife Base Funding June 2011
The effects of wetland management and landscape characteristics on black tern and associated species breeding colonies December 2010
Diet of glaucous gulls on Alaska's north Slope September 2011
Avian ecology in northern AK within a changing environment August 2012
At-Sea Location of Juvenile and First-Year King Eiders, dated Aporil 3, 2008 December 2011
Birdsbesafe: Is a novel cat collar more effective at stopping domestic cats from killing birds at higher latitudes? February 2022
Ecology of the Endangered Nordmann's Greenshank December 2021
Movements and overwinter survival of juvenile Red Knots in Southeast US: Information needs for recovery planning December 2024
Colonial Nesting Wading Bird Tracking and Habitat Use Assessment August 2024
Impacts of translocation on a cooperatively breeding bird in Ocala National Forest June 2020
Overwintering survival of shorebirds on Florida's Panhandle December 2020
Productivity of American Oystercatchers nesting on spoil islands at the Cross Florida Greenway State Recreation and Conservation Area August 2019
Migration Trends for King and Common Eiders and Yellow-billed Loons Past Point Barrow in a rapidly changing environment December 2018
Shorebirds and invertebrate distribution on delta mudflats along the Beaufort Sea December 2015
Reproductive success of arctic-breeding shorebirds in a changing climate December 2015
Productivity of Black Oystercatchers in southwest Alaska December 2018
Assessing shorebird use of lagoons in Cape Krusenstern National Monument December 2018
Cardas, Alexis
Master's
acardas@ufl.edu

Gulick, Chris
PhD
cgulick@ufl.edu

Maleko, Philipp
Master's
pmaleko@ufl.edu

Zhang, Ke
PhD
kezhang1122@ufl.edu

Presentations Presentation Date
Vitale, N., J. Brush, and A. Powell. 2019. Factors limiting reproductive success of American Oystercatchers in Florida's Big Bend region. American Ornithological Society, Anchorage, AK. June 2019
Vitale, N., A. Powell, and J. Brush. 2017. Habitat change, predators, and disturbance: factors influencing productivity of American Oystercatchers nesting in Florida's Big Bend. Florida Ornithological Society Annual Meeting, Gainesville, FL. November 2017
Tuma, M. E., P. Kelly, R. Pruner, and A. Powell. 2018. Why should we care about nonbreeding shorebirds in Florida? Poster presented Florida Chapter of The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting, Crystal River, FL April 2018
Tuma, M. E. and A. N. Powell. Survival and habitat selection of piping plovers (Charadrius melodies) in the Florida Panhandle. Florida Chapter of TWS Annual Meeting. April 2019
Tuma, M. E. and A. N. Powell. Movement and Distribution of Red Knots (Calidris canutus) in the Southeastern U.S. Western Hemisphere Shorebird Group, Panama City, Panama October 2019
Tuma, M. E. and A. N. Powell. 2019. Movement and distribution of red knots (Calidris canutus) in the southeastern U.S. American Ornithological Society, Anchorage, AK. June 2019
Robinson, B., L. Phillips, and A. Powell. 2017. Accelerated energy intake increases survival rates of Black Oystercatcher broods. Annual Meeting, Pacific Seabird Group, Tacoma, WA. February 2017
Robinson, B., A. Powell, L. Phillips, and H. Coletti. 2014. Are prey remains accurate indicators of chick diet? Implications for long-term monitoring of Black Oystercatchers. 16th Annual Alaska Bird Conference, Juneau, AK. December 2014
Robinson, B., A. Powell, L. Phillips, H. Coletti. 2015. Are prey remains accurate indicators of chick diet? Implications for long-term monitoring of Black Oystercatchers. 6th Western Hemisphere Shorebird Group Meeting, Wallops Island, VA. September 2015
Robinson, B., A. N. Powell, and L. M. Phillips. 2014. Chick provisioning and nutritional quality of Black Oystercatcher prey. The Wildlife Society Alaska Chapter, Anchorage, AK. April 2014
Robinson, B. H., L. M. Phillips, and A. N. Powell. 2016. Accelerated energy intake increases survival rates of Black Oystercatcher broods. NPS Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium, Fairbanks, Alaska. October 2016
Robinson, B. H., L. M. Phillips, and A. N. Powell. 2016. Accelerated energy intake increases survival rates of Black Oystercatcher broods. Alaska Chapter, TWS, Anchorage, Alaska. March 2016
Powell, A. N., R. Bentzen, and S. Oppel. 2013. Survival, site use, and fidelity of king eiders: a large, multiple year study. 29 January, North American Duck Symposium, Memphis, TN. January 2013
Powell, A. N. 2017. The challenges of restoring populations of artic-breeding eiders. Special session, Planning Restoration and Recovery of Sea Ducks Injured in Coastal Oil Spills. 6th International Sea Duck Conference, 7 February, Tiburon, CA. February 2017
Overduijn, K., C. M. Handel, and A. N. Powell. 2014. Nest site selection by American and Pacific Golden-Plovers. 16th Alaska Bird Conference, Juneau, AK. December 2014
Overduijn, K. S., C. M. Handel, and A. N. Powell. 2019. Sympatric plovers partition nesting habitat with minimal effect on nest survival. 18th Alaska Bird Conference, Fairbanks, AK. March 2019
Overduijn, K. S., C. M. Handel, and A. N. Powell. 2013. Brood movement and habitat use by American and Pacific Golden-Plovers. Alaska Chapter of The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting, Fairbanks, AK. April 2013
Overduijn, K, S., C. M. Handel, and A. N. Powell. 2013. The effects of habitat change on shorebirds in the Arctic. 5th Western Hemisphere Shorebird Conference, Santa Marta, Colombia. September 2013
McFarland, H., A. Will, and A. Powell. 2019. Geolocators and stable isotopes reveal the migratory route and overwintering locations of an arctic-breeding passerine. American Ornithological Society, Anchorage, Alaska. June 2019
Maleko, P. N., V. V. Pronkevich, K.S. Maslovsky, and A. N. Powell. 2021. Common Redshank (<i>Tringa totanus)</i> nest presence in relation to landscape features and the possible impacts of heavy-duty all-terrain vehicles in the Russian Far East. American Ornithological Society 2021 Virtual Meeting. August 2021
Jensen, M.B., S. K. Willson, and A. N. Powell. 2020. How effective is the Birdsbesafe cat collar at reducing bird kills by domestic cats? North American Ornithological Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. August 2020
Harwood, C.M. and A. N. Powell. 2013. Breeding distribution of Whimbrels in Alaska. 5th Western Hemisphere Shorebird Conference, Santa Marta, Colombia. September 2013
Harwood, C. M. and A. N. Powell. 2014. Nesting Whimbrels: The Rush to Flush. 16th Alaska Bird Conference, Juneau, AK. December 2014
Harwood, C. M. and A. N. Powell. 2013. Breeding ecology of Whimbrels in Interior Alaska. Alaska Chapter of The Wildlife Society Conference, Fairbanks, AK. April 2013
Griffith, B., J. Roach and A. N. Powell. 2016. Identifying Climate Change and Cross-seasonal Research Priorities for Waterfowl. in Symposium: Climate Change and Migratory Birds: Connecting Management Challenges to Research Programs. The Wildlife Society, Annual Meeting, Raleigh NC October 2016
Craig, H., S. Kendall, and A. Powell. 2014. Reproductive success of Smith's Longspurs in Alaska's Brooks Range. 16th Alaska Bird Conference, Juneau, AK. December 2014
Churchwell, R.T., A. N. Powell, S. Kendall, and S. Brown. 2014. Forage quality for pre-migratory semipalmated sandpipers using three river deltas on the Beaufort Sea, Alaska. Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Anchorage, AK. January 2014
Churchwell, R., A. Powell, S. Kendall, and S. Brown. 2014. Assessing eastern Beaufort Sea deltas as fall stopover sites for semipalmated sandpipers. September 2014
Churchwell, R., A. Powell, S. Kendall and S. Brown. 2014. Shorebird use of River Delta Habitat on the Eastern Beaufort Sea Coast, Alaska. TWS Alaska Annual Meeting, Anchorage, AK. April 2014
Churchwell, R. T., A. N. Powell. S. Kendall, and S. Brown. 2013. SHOREBIRD USE OF FORAGING HABITAT DURING THE POST-BREEDING SEASON ON THE COAST OF THE BEAUFORT SEA, ALASKA, USA. 5th Western Hemisphere Shorebird Group Meeting Santa Marta, Colombia. September 2013
Churchwell, R. ., A. Powell, S. Kendall, and S. Brown. The Delta Diner: Assessing eastern Beaufort Sea deltas as fall stopover sites for Semipalmated Sandpipers. 16th Alaska Bird Conference, Juneau, AK. December 2014
Cardas, Alexis, Abby Powell, and Karl Miller. (2021) Impacts of translocation on the cooperatively breeding Florida scrub-jay in Ocala National Forest, Friday Findings Webinar, USGS Ecosystems Mission Area. March 2021
Boldenow, M. L., R. B. Lanctot, A. S. Kitaysky, and A. N. Powell. 2015. Are winter conditions driving population trends in semipalmated sandpipers? Evidence from a feather corticosterone biomarker. 6th Western Hemisphere Shorebird Group Meeting, Wallops Island, VA. September 2015
Bentzen, R. L., A. N. Powell, and R. Suydam. 2017. Migration trends for king and common eiders past Point Barrow, Alaska. 9 February, 6th International Seaduck Conference, San Francisco, CA. February 2017
Bentzen, R. L., A. N. Powell, and R. S. Suydam. 2017. Migration trends for king and common eiders past Point Barrow, Alaska. 27 January, Coastal Marine Institute Annual Studies Review, Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Anchorage, AK. January 2017
Bentzen, R. L. and A. N. Powell. 2014. Dispersal, movements, and site fidelity of post-fledging king eiders and their attending females. 5th International Seaduck Conference, Reykjavík, Iceland September 2014
Technical Publications Publication Date
Powell, A. N., R. Suydam, and R. L. McGuire. 2005. Breeding biology of king eiders on the coastal plain of northern Alaska. Final Report MMS #2005-060. Coastal Marine Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska. December 2005
Powell, A. N., L. M. Phillips, E. A. Rexstad, and E. J. Taylor. 2005. Importance of the Beaufort Sea to King Eiders (Somateria spectabilis). Final Report, Coastal Marine Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK. OCS Study MMS 2005-057. August 2005
Powell, A. N., A. R. Taylor, and R. B. Lanctot. 2008. Pre-migratory ecology and physiology of shorebirds staging on Alaska’s North Slope. Final Report, Coastal Marine Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Task Order 0404TO35269. December 2008
Powell, A. N., A. R. Taylor, and R. B. Lanctot. 2010. Pre-migratory ecology and physiology of shorebirds staging on Alaska's North Slope. Final Report OCS Study MMS 2009-034, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK. 126 pp. September 2010
Powell, A. N. and S. A. Backensto. 2008. Productivity and locations of Common Ravens (Corvus corax) nesting on Alaska's North Slope. Final Report, U. S. Geological Survey, Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fairbanks, AK. 32 pp. December 2008
Powell, A. N. and J. S. Lichtenberg. 2000. Inventory of breeding birds at Pea Ridge National Military Park, Arkansas, 1999. National Park Service Regional Office, Omaha, NE. September 2000
Powell, A. N. 2000. Grassland bird inventory of seven prairie parks. Final Report to the Great Plains Prairie Cluster Long-Term Ecological Monitoring Program, National Park Service, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Republic, MO. August 2000
Powell A. N., R. T. Churchwell, K. H. Dunton, J. G. Baguley, A. D. Kamikawa, C. T. E. Kellogg, B. C. Crump, and P. Bucolo. 2016. Sediment Characteristics and Infauna of Deltaic Mudflats Along the Alaskan Beaufort Sea. US Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Alaska OCS Region, Anchorage. OCS Study BOEM 2015-045. 77 pp. | Download June 2016
Morse, J. A. and A. N. Powell. 2003. Nesting habitat and breeding distribution of Marbled Godwits on the Alaska Peninsula: A preliminary assessment using GIS land cover data. Final Report. USGS Alaska Biological Science Center, Anchorage, AK. 21 pp. April 2004
Lichtenberg, J. S., and A. N. Powell. 2000. Avian inventory of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Kansas 1998-1999. U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR. 38 p. http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/2000/tapr/tapr.htm March 2000