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Kirchhoff C; Callaghan CT; Keith DA; Indiarto D; Taseski G; Ooi MKJ; Le Breton TD; Mesaglio T; Kingsford RT; Cornwell WK, 2021, 'Rapidly mapping fire effects on biodiversity at a large-scale using citizen science', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 755, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142348

Callaghan CT; Sayol F; Benedetti Y; Morelli F; Sol D, 2021, 'Validation of a globally-applicable method to measure urban tolerance of birds using citizen science data', Ecological Indicators, vol. 120, pp. 106905 - 106905, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106905

Callaghan CT; Benedetti Y; Wilshire JH; Morelli F, 2020, 'Avian trait specialization is negatively associated with urban tolerance', Oikos, vol. 129, pp. 1541 - 1551, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/oik.07356

Francis RJ; Brandis KJ; Kingsford RT; Callaghan CT, 2020, 'Quantifying bird diversity at three sites of differing herbivore presence', Journal of Ornithology, vol. 161, pp. 1117 - 1127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-020-01804-6

Rowley JJL; Callaghan CT; Cornwell WK, 2020, 'Widespread short-term persistence of frog species after the 2019-2020 bushfires in eastern Australia revealed by citizen science', CONSERVATION SCIENCE AND PRACTICE, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/csp2.287

Justyn NM; Callaghan CT; Hill GE, 2020, 'Birds rarely hybridize: A citizen science approach to estimating rates of hybridization in the wild*', Evolution, vol. 74, pp. 1216 - 1223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/evo.13943

Callaghan CT; Major RE; Cornwell WK; Poore AGB; Wilshire JH; Lyons MB, 2020, 'A continental measure of urbanness predicts avian response to local urbanization', Ecography, vol. 43, pp. 528 - 538, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecog.04863

Callaghan CT; Roberts JD; Poore AGB; Alford RA; Cogger H; Rowley JJL, 2020, 'Citizen science data accurately predicts expert-derived species richness at a continental scale when sampling thresholds are met', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 29, pp. 1323 - 1337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-020-01937-3

Mitchell BA; Callaghan CT; Rowley JJL, 2020, 'Continental-scale citizen science data reveal no changes in acoustic responses of a widespread tree frog to an urbanisation gradient', Journal of Urban Ecology, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jue/juaa002

Callaghan CT; Benson I; Major RE; Martin JM; Longden T; Kingsford RT, 2020, 'Birds are valuable: the case of vagrants', Journal of Ecotourism, vol. 19, pp. 82 - 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14724049.2019.1614010

Callaghan CT; Rowley JJL, 2020, 'A continental assessment of diurnality in frog calling behaviour', Austral Ecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12959

Weaver SJ; Callaghan CT; Rowley JJL, 2020, 'Anuran accents: Continental-scale citizen science data reveal spatial and temporal patterns of call variability', Ecology and Evolution, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6833

Rowley JJL; Callaghan CT, 2020, 'The frogID dataset: Expert-validated occurrence records of australia’s frogs collected by citizen scientists', ZooKeys, vol. 2020, pp. 139 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.912.38253

Callaghan CT; Wilshire JH; Martin JM; Major RE; Lyons MB; Kingsford RT, 2020, 'The greenspace bird calculator: A citizen-driven tool for monitoring avian biodiversity in urban greenspaces', Australian Zoologist, vol. 40, pp. 468 - 476, http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2019.009

Morelli F; Benedetti Y; Callaghan CT, 2020, 'Ecological specialization and population trends in European breeding birds', Global Ecology and Conservation, vol. 22, pp. e00996 - e00996, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2020.e00996

Callaghan CT; Kekeubata E; Waneagea J; Alabai M; Esau T; MacLaren D; Major RE, 2019, 'A collaborative bird survey of East Kwaio, Malaita, Solomon Islands', Check List, vol. 15, pp. 1119 - 1136, http://dx.doi.org/10.15560/15.6.1119

Alabai M; Esau T; Kekeubata E; Waneagea J; MacLaren D; Major RE; Callaghan CT, 2019, 'First record of Solomons Nightjar Eurostopodus nigripennis for Malaita, with a description of its nest site', Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club, vol. 139, pp. 325 - 325, http://dx.doi.org/10.25226/bboc.v139i4.2019.a4

Callaghan CT; Poore AGB; Major RE; Rowley JJL; Cornwell WK, 2019, 'Optimizing future biodiversity sampling by citizen scientists', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 286, pp. 20191487, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.1487

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, vol. 10, pp. 1024 - 1035, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13194

Gorta SBZ; Smith JA; Everett JD; Kingsford RT; Cornwell WK; Suthers IM; Epstein H; McGovern R; McLachlan G; Roderick M; Smith L; Williams D; Callaghan CT, 2019, 'Pelagic citizen science data reveal declines of seabirds off south-eastern Australia', Biological Conservation, vol. 235, pp. 226 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2019.05.007

Callaghan CT; Major RE; Wilshire JH; Martin JM; Kingsford RT; Cornwell WK, 2019, 'Generalists are the most urban-tolerant of birds: a phylogenetically controlled analysis of ecological and life history traits using a novel continuous measure of bird responses to urbanization', Oikos, vol. 128, pp. 845 - 858, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/oik.06158

Callaghan CT; Bino G; Major RE; Martin JM; Lyons MB; Kingsford RT, 2019, 'Heterogeneous urban green areas are bird diversity hotspots: insights using continental-scale citizen science data', Landscape Ecology, vol. 34, pp. 1231 - 1246, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10980-019-00851-6

Callaghan CT; Rowley JJL; Cornwell WK; Poore AGB; Major RE, 2019, 'Improving big citizen science data: Moving beyond haphazard sampling', PLoS Biology, vol. 17, pp. e3000357, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000357

Rowley JJL; Callaghan CT; Cutajar T; Portway C; Potter K; Mahony S; Trembath DF; Flemons P; Woods A, 2019, 'FrogID: Citizen scientists provide validated biodiversity data on frogs of Australia', Herpetological Conservation and Biology, vol. 14, pp. 155 - 170, http://www.herpconbio.org/Volume_14/Issue_1/Rowley_etal_2019.pdf

Callaghan CT; Major RE; Lyons MB; Martin JM; Wilshire JH; Kingsford RT; Cornwell WK, 2019, 'Using citizen science data to define and track restoration targets in urban areas', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 56, pp. 1998 - 2006, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13421

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, vol. 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jav.01825

Callaghan CT; Major RE; Lyons MB; Martin JM; Kingsford RT, 2018, 'The effects of local and landscape habitat attributes on bird diversity in urban greenspaces', Ecosphere, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2347

Callaghan CT; Martin JM; Major RE; Kingsford RT, 2018, 'Avian monitoring - comparing structured and unstructured citizen science', Wildlife Research, vol. 45, pp. 176 - 184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR17141

Callaghan CT; Martin JM; Kingsford RT; Brooks DM, 2018, 'Unnatural history: is a paradigm shift of natural history in 21st century ornithology needed?', Ibis, vol. 160, pp. 475 - 480, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12555

Callaghan CT; Slater M; Major RE; Morrison M; Martin JM; Kingsford RT, 2018, 'Travelling birds generate eco-travellers: The economic potential of vagrant birdwatching', Human Dimensions of Wildlife, vol. 23, pp. 71 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10871209.2017.1392654

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, vol. 35, pp. 51 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.20938/afo35051056

Callaghan CT; Lyons MB; Martin JM; Major RE; Kingsford RT, 2017, 'Assessing the reliability of avian biodiversity measures of urban greenspaces using ebird citizen science data', Avian Conservation and Ecology, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ACE-01104-120212

Callaghan CT, 2017, ''Shadow-boxing' by a Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)', Florida Field Naturalist, vol. 45, pp. 21 - 23

Callaghan CT; Ryall S; Kingsford RT, 2017, 'A probable Australian White Ibis Threskiornis moluccus × Straw-necked Ibis T. spinicollis hybrid', Australian Field Ornithology, vol. 34, pp. 47 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.20938/afo34047048

Callaghan CT; Brooks DM, 2017, 'History, Current Distribution, and Status of the Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca) In the Contiguous United States', The Southwestern Naturalist, vol. 62, pp. 296 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1894/0038-4909-62.4.296

Callaghan CT; Brooks DM, 2016, 'Ecology, behavior, and reproduction of invasive Egyptian Geese (Alopochen aegyptiaca) in Texas', Bulletin of the Texas Ornithological Society, vol. 49, pp. 37 - 45

Callaghan CT, 2016, 'Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) in Florida: A First State Record', Florida Field Naturalist, vol. 44, pp. 169 - 174

Callaghan CT; Gawlik DE, 2016, 'Diet and Selectivity of Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) in Florida', Southeastern Naturalist, vol. 15, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1656/058.015.sp801

Chastant JE; Callaghan CT; King DT, 2016, 'Morphometric Variation During Chick Development in Interior Double-Crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus)', Waterbirds, vol. 39, pp. 260 - 267, http://dx.doi.org/10.1675/063.039.0305

Callaghan CT; Gawlik DE, 2015, 'Efficacy of eBird data as an aid in conservation planning and monitoring', Journal of Field Ornithology, vol. 86, pp. 298 - 304, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jofo.12121

Kirchhoff C; Callaghan CT; Keith DA; Indiarto D; Taseski G; Ooi MKJ; Le Breton TD; Mesaglio T; Kingsford R; Cornwell WK, 'Rapidly mapping fire effects on biodiversity at a large-scale using citizen science', , http://dx.doi.org/10.32942/osf.io/vc6ry


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