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Francis RJ; Brandis KJ, 2024, 'Assessment of Ground and Drone Surveys of Large Waterbird Breeding Rookeries: A Comparative Study', Drones, 8, pp. 135 - 135,

Francis RJ; Brandis KJ; Chessman BC; Slavich E; Kingsford RT, 2024, 'Conservation implications of isotopic variation in nails and blood with wetland quality in three species of Australian freshwater turtle', Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 34,

Brandis KJ; Meagher P; Schoppe S; Zawada K; Widmann I; Widmann P; Dolorosa RG; Francis R, 2023, 'Determining the Provenance of Traded Wildlife in the Philippines', Animals, 13,

Ford ZE; Jackson S; Bino G; Brandis KJ; Kingsford RT, 2023, 'Scale, evidence, and community participation matter: lessons in effective and legitimate adaptive governance from decision making for Menindee Lakes in Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin', Ecology and Society, 28,

Francis RJ; Brandis KJ; McCann JA, 2022, 'Offline Imagery Checks for Remote Drone Usage', Drones, 6,

Li J; Xie Z; Qiu X; Yu Q; Bu J; Sun Z; Long R; Brandis KJ; He J; Feng Q; Ramp D, 2022, 'Heavy metal habitat: A novel framework for mapping heavy metal contamination over large-scale catchment with a species distribution model', Water Research, 226,

Francis RJ; Kingsford RT; Brandis KJ, 2022, 'Using drones and citizen science counts to track colonial waterbird breeding, an indicator for ecosystem health on the Chobe River, Botswana', Global Ecology and Conservation, 38,

Kuehne LM; Rolls RJ; Brandis KJ; Chen K; Fraley KM; Frost LK; Ho SS; Kunisch EH; Langhans SD; LeRoy CJ; McDonald G; McInerney PJ; O'Brien KR; Strecker AL, 2022, 'Benefits of permanent adoption of virtual conferences for conservation science', Conservation Biology, 36, pp. e13884,

Francis RJ; Brandis KJ; Chessman BC; Slavich E; Kingsford RT, 2022, 'Abundance and nutritional status of freshwater turtles to guide delivery of environmental flows in the Murray-Darling Basin, south-eastern Australia', Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 32, pp. 282 - 293,

Brlík V; Pipek P; Brandis K; Chernetsov N; Costa FJV; Herrera M LG; Kiat Y; Lanctot RB; Marra PP; Norris DR; Nwaogu CJ; Quillfeldt P; Saalfeld ST; Stricker CA; Thomson RL; Zhao T; Procházka P, 2022, 'The reuse of avian samples: opportunities, pitfalls, and a solution', Ibis, 164, pp. 343 - 349,

Bino G; Brandis K; Kingsford RT; Porter J, 2021, 'Shifting Goalposts: Setting Restoration Targets for Waterbirds in the Murray-Darling Basin Under Climate Change', Frontiers in Environmental Science, 9,

Davis S; Brandis KJ; Stow AJ, 2021, 'Population genetics informs the management of a controversial Australian waterbird', Conservation Genetics, 22, pp. 1023 - 1034,

Brandis KJ; Bino G; Kingsford RT; Brandis K, 2021, 'More Than Just a Trend: Integrating Population Viability Models to Improve Conservation Management of Colonial Waterbirds', Environmental Management, 68, pp. 468 - 476,

Francis R; Bino G; Inman V; Brandis K; Kingsford RT, 2021, 'The Okavango Delta's waterbirds – Trends and threatening processes', Global Ecology and Conservation, 30, pp. e01763,

Brandis KJ; Mazumder D; Gadd P; Ji B; Kingsford RT; Ramp D, 2021, 'Using feathers to map continental-scale movements of waterbirds and wetland importance', Conservation Letters, 14,

Nelson MP; Batavia C; Brandis KJ; Carroll SP; Celermajer D; Linklater W; Lundgren E; Ramp D; Steer J; Yanco E; Wallach AD, 2021, 'Challenges at the intersection of conservation and ethics: Reply to Meyer et al. 2021', Conservation Biology, 35, pp. 373 - 377,

Francis RJ; Kingsford RT; Murray-Hudson M; Brandis KJ, 2021, 'Urban waste no replacement for natural foods - Marabou storks in Botswana', Journal of Urban Ecology, 7, pp. juab003,

Kingsford RT; Porter JL; Brandis KJ; Ryall S, 2020, 'Aerial surveys of waterbirds in Australia', Scientific Data, 7, pp. 172,

Francis RJ; Brandis KJ; Kingsford RT; Callaghan CT, 2020, 'Quantifying bird diversity at three sites of differing herbivore presence', Journal of Ornithology, 161, pp. 1117 - 1127,

Wallach AD; Lundgren E; Batavia C; Nelson MP; Yanco E; Linklater WL; Carroll SP; Celermajer D; Brandis KJ; Steer J; Ramp D, 2020, 'When all life counts in conservation', Conservation Biology, 34, pp. 997 - 1007,

Francis RJ; Lyons MB; Kingsford RT; Brandis KJ, 2020, 'Counting mixed breeding aggregations of animal species using drones: Lessons from waterbirds on semi-automation', Remote Sensing, 12, pp. 1185,

Li J; Li Z; Brandis KJ; Bu J; Sun Z; Yu Q; Ramp D, 2020, 'Tracing geochemical pollutants in stream water and soil from mining activity in an alpine catchment', Chemosphere, 242, pp. 125167,

Bino G; Brandis K; Kingsford RT; Porter J, 2020, 'Waterbird synchrony across Australia's highly variable dryland rivers – Risks and opportunities for conservation', Biological Conservation, 243, pp. 108497,

Brandis KJ; Spencer J; Wolfenden B; Palmer D, 2020, 'Avian-botulism risk in waterbird breeding colonies and implications for environmental water management', Marine and Freshwater Research, 71, pp. 179 - 190,

Wyrsch ER; Chowdhury PR; Jarocki VM; Brandis KJ; Djordjevic SP, 2020, 'Duplication and diversification of a unique chromosomal virulence island hosting the subtilase cytotoxin in escherichia coli st58', Microbial Genomics, 6, pp. 1 - 8,

Wyrsch ER; Chowdhury PR; Wallis L; Cummins ML; Zingali T; Brandis KJ; Djordjevic SP, 2020, 'Whole-genome sequence analysis of environmental Escherichia coli from the faeces of straw-necked ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis) nesting on inland wetlands', Microbial Genomics, 6, pp. 1 - 16,

Brandis K; Ryall S; Kingsford R; Ramp D, 2020, 'Colonial waterbird breeding in the Gayini-Nimmie-Caira wetlands, Australia, 2010-2011', SIS Conservation, 2,

Brandis K, 2019, 'The Past, Present, and Future of Glossy Ibis in Australia', SIS Conservation, 1, pp. 33 - 38

Lyons M; Brandis K; Wilshire J; Murray N; McCann J; Kingsford R; Callaghan C, 2019, 'A protocol for using drones to assist monitoring of large breeding bird colonies', EcoEvoRxiv,

Lyons MB; Brandis KJ; Murray NJ; Wilshire JH; McCann JA; Kingsford RT; Callaghan CT, 2019, 'Monitoring large and complex wildlife aggregations with drones', Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 10, pp. 1024 - 1035,

Ocock JF; Brandis KJ; Wolfenden BJ; Jenkins KM; Wassens S, 2019, 'Gut content and stable isotope analysis of tadpoles in floodplain wetlands', Australian Journal of Zoology, 66, pp. 261 - 271,

Sundar G; Grant J; Veltheim I; Kittur S; Brandis K; McCarthy M; Scambler E, 2018, 'Sympatric cranes in northern Australia: abundance, breeding success, habitat preference and diet', Emu: Austral Ornithology, 119, pp. 79 - 89,

Brandis K; Meagher P; Tong L; Shaw M; Mazumder D; Gadd P; Ramp D, 2018, 'Novel detection of provenance in the illegal wildlife trade using elemental data', Scientific Reports, 8, pp. 15380,

Callaghan CT; Brandis KJ; Lyons MB; Ryall S; Kingsford RT, 2018, 'A comment on the limitations of UAVS in wildlife research – the example of colonial nesting waterbirds', Journal of Avian Biology, 49,

Brandis KJ; Bino G; Spencer JA; Ramp D; Kingsford RT, 2018, 'Decline in colonial waterbird breeding highlights loss of Ramsar wetland function', Biological Conservation, 225, pp. 22 - 30,

Lyons M; Brandis K; Callaghan C; McCann J; Mills C; Ryall S; Kingsford RT, 2018, 'Bird interactions with drones, from individuals to large colonies', Australian Field Ornithology, 35, pp. 51 - 56,

Brandis KJ, 2016, 'Australia’s waterbirds are disappearing – but nuclear science can help save them', The Conversation,

Bino G; Kingsford RT; Brandis K, 2016, 'Australia's wetlands - Learning from the past to manage for the future', Pacific Conservation Biology, 22, pp. 116 - 129,

Brandis K; Koeltzow N; Ryall S; Ramp D, 2014, 'Assessing the use of remote camera traps to measure reproductive success in ibis breeding colonies', Australian Field Ornithology, 31, pp. 99 - 106,;dn=353309584632596;res=IELHSS

Brandis KJ, 2011, 'Colonial Waterbird Breeding', The Bird Observer, 868, pp. 9 - 10

Brandis KJ; Kingsford R; Ren SRSQRS; Ramp D, 2011, 'Crisis water management and Ibis breeding at Narran Lakes in arid Australia', Environmental Management, 48, pp. 489 - 498,

Young W; Brandis KJ; Kingsford R, 2006, 'Modelling monthly streamflows in two Australian dryland rivers: Matching model complexity to spatial scale and data availability', Journal of Hydrology, 331, pp. 242 - 256

Kingsford R; Brandis KJ; Thomas RF; Knowles R; Crighton P; Gale E, 2004, 'Classifying landform at broad landscape scales: the distribution and conservation of wetlands in New South Wales, Australia', Marine and Freshwater Research, 55, pp. 17 - 31

Brandis KJ; Jacobson C, 2003, 'Estimation of vegetative fuel loads using LandsatTM imagery in New South Wales, Australia', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 12, pp. 185 - 194

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