Peter Frederick Publications
122. Alonso, A., N. G. Nelson, S. Yurek, D. Kaplan, M. Olabarrieta, and P.C. Frederick. 2021.In press. Estimating the influence of oyster reef chains on freshwater detention at the estuary scale using Landsat-8 imagery. Estuaries and Coasts.
121. Botta, R, J.S. Borsum, E. V. Camp, C.D. Court and P.C. Frederick. Short-term economic impacts of ecological restoration in estuarine and coastal environments: a case study of Lone Cabbage Reef. Restoration Ecology.
120. Zabala, J., I. Rodríguez-Jorquera, J. C. Trexler, S. Orzechowski, L. Garner and P. C. Frederick. In press. Accounting for food availability reveals contaminant-induced breeding impairment, food-modulated contaminant effects, and endpoint-specificity of exposure indicators in free ranging avian populations. Science of the Total Environment.
119. Lange T., Rumbold D.G., Frederick P.C., Cunningham M., Pollman C.D. (2021, in press). Temporal Changes in Mercury Concentrations in Everglades Biota. In: Pollman C.D., Axelrad D.M., Rumbold D.G. (eds) Mercury and the Everglades. A Synthesis and Model for Complex Ecosystem Restoration. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-55635-8_2
118. Gabel, W., Zabala, J. and P.C. Frederick. 2020. Alligator presence influences colony site selection of long-legged wading birds through large scale facilitative nest protector relationship. Nature- Scientific Reports.
117. Yurek, S., M. Eaton, R. Lavaud, R.W. Laney, D.L. DeAngelis, W.E. Pine, M.K. La Peyre, J. Martin, P.C. Frederick, H. Wang, M. R. Lowe, F. Johnson, E.V. Camp, and R. Mordecai. 2020, in press. Modeling structural mechanics of oyster reef self-organization including environmental constraints and community interactions. Ecological Modelling.
116. Moore, J.F., W. E. Pine III, P.C. Frederick, S. Beck, M. Moreno, M.J. Dodrill, L. Sturmer, and S. Yurek. 2020. Trends in oyster populations in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico: An assessment of river discharge and fishing effects over time and space. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 12:191 – 204. https://doi.org/10.1002/mcf2.10117
115. Picardi, S. B.J. Smith, M.E. Boone, P.C. Frederick, J. G. Cecere, D. Gubolini, L. Serra, S. Pirello, R. R. Borkhataria and M. Basille. 2020. Analysis of movement recursions to detect reproductive events and estimate their fate in central place foragers. Movement Ecology 8:24. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40462-020-00201-1
114. Picardi, S., P.C. Frederick, R. Borkhataria, and M. Basille. 2020. Partial migration in a subtropical wading bird in the Southeastern U.S. Ecosphere 11: e03054. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3054
113. Carrasco-Rueda, F, B. A. Loiselle and P.C. Frederick. 2020. Mercury bioaccumulation in tropical bats from a region of active artisanal and small-scale gold mining. Ecotoxicology 29:1032 – 1042. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10646-020-02195-3
112. Bruant, A, S. Picardi, P.C. Frederick and M. Basille. 2020. Effect of foraging and nest defense tradeoffs on the reproductive success of Wood Storks (Mycteria americana) . Waterbirds.
111. Zabala, J., J.C. Trexler, N.U.A. Jayasena and P. Frederick. 2020. Early breeding failure in birds due to environmental toxins: a potentially powerful but hidden effect of contamination. Environmental Science and Technology 54:13786 - 13796. https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.0c04098
110. Espriella, M.C., V. Lecours, P.C. Frederick, E.V. Camp, and B. Wilkinson, 2020. Quantifying intertidal habitat relative coverage in a Florida estuary using UAS Imagery and GEOBIA. Remote Sensing 12:677 https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12040677
109. Zabala, J., A. M. Meade and P.C. Frederick. 2019. Variation in nestling feather mercury concentrations at individual, brood, and breeding colony levels: Implications for sampling mercury in birds. Science of the Total Environment. 671: 617 – 621.
108. Gabel, W., P.C. Frederick, and J. Zabala. 2019. Nestling carcasses from colonially breeding wading birds: patterns of access and energetic relevance for a vertebrate scavenger community. Nature Scientific Reports 9:1 1-11.
107. Zabala, J., I. Rodriguez-Jorquera, S.C. Orzechowski and P.C. Frederick. (in press). Mercury concentration in nestling feathers correlates with nest-specific breeding endpoints in a piscivorous bird. Environmental Science and Technology.
106. Hernández, A.B., R.D. Brumbaugh, P.C. Frederick, R. Grizzle, M.W. Luckenbach, C. H. Peterson, and C. Angelini. 2018. Restoring the eastern oyster: how much progress has been made in 53 years? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16:463-471
105. Frederick, P.C. W. Loftus, T. Lange, and M. Cunningham. (in press). Food Web Structures in Keystone Species. Chapter 4.2 in: Axelrad, D., C. Pollman and D. Rumbold. Mercury and the Everglades. Springer Press.
104. Orzechowski, S.C., P.C. Frederick, R.M. Dorazio nd M.E. Hunter. Environmental DNA sampling reveals high occupancy rates of invasive Burmese pythons at wading bird breeding aggregations in the central Everglades. PLOSONE 14(4): eo213943 https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0213943
103. Zabala, J.. I. Rodriguez-Jorquera, S.C. Orzechowski and P.C. Frederick. 2019. Mercury concentration in nestling feathers better predicts nesting success at the individual reproductive success than egg or nestling blood in a piscivorous bird. Environmental Science and Technology. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b05424
102. Orzechowski, S.C.M., C. M. Romagosa and P.C. Frederick. 2019. Invasive Burmese pythons (Python bivittatus) are novel nest predators in wading bird colonies of the Florida Everglades. Biological Invasions 21: 2333 – 2344. DOI 10.1007/s10530-019-01979-x
101. Picardi, S, R.R. Borkhataria, A.L. Bryan JR, P.C. Frederick and M. Basille. 2018. GPS telemetry reveals occasional dispersal of Wood Storks from the southeastern US to Mexico. Caribbean Naturalist Special Issue No. 2:23–29.
100. Kaplan, D.A., M. Olabarietta, P.C. Frederick and Arnoldo Valle-Levinson. 2016. Freshwater detention by oyster reefs: quantifying a keystone ecosystem service. PLOSONE 11(12) http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0167694 .
99. Frederick, P.C., N. Vitale, B. Pine, J. Seavey and L. Sturmer. 2016. Reversing a rapid decline in oyster reefs: Effects of durable substrate on oyster populations, elevations, and aquatic bird community composition. J. Shellfish Research 35:359-367.
98. Brush, J.M., A.C. Schwarzer and P.C. Frederick. 2017. Importance and function of foraging and roost habitat for wintering American Oystercatchers. Estuaries and Coasts 40:286-295.
97. Burtner, B. and P.C. Frederick. 2017. Attraction of nesting wading birds to alligators (Alligator mississippiensis): Testing the ‘Nest Protector’ hypothesis. Wetlands 37;697–704. DOI 10.1007/s13157-017-0900-x
95. Klassen, J.A., D.E. Gawlik and P.C. Frederick. 2016, in press. Linking wading bird prey selection to number of nests in a food-limited population. Journal of Wildlife Management.
93. Tsai, J, B.E. Reichert, P.C. Frederick and K.D. Meyer. 2016, in press. Breeding site longevity and site characteristics have intrinsic value for predicting persistence of colonies of an endangered bird. Wetlands.
91. Fidorra, J.C., P.C. Frederick, D.C. Evers and K.D. Meyer. 2015. Selection of human-influenced and natural wetlands by Great Egrets at multiple scales in the southeastern USA. The Condor-Ornithological Applications 118:46-56.
90. Irick, D.L., B. Gu, Y.C. Li, P. W. Inglett, P.C. Frederick, M. S. Ross, A. L. Wright, and S. M. L. Ewe. 2015. Wading bird guano enrichment of soil nutirents in tree islands of the Florida Everglades. Science of the Total Environment 532:40 – 47.
87. Seavey, J.R., P.C. Frederick and V. Doig. 2014. Roseate Spoonbills (Platalea ajaja) nesting on Seahorse Key, Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge, Levy County, Florida. Florida Field Naturalist 42(2):61-63, 2014.
86. Ramirez, J. L., C.Y. Miyaki, P.C. Frederick and S. N. del Lama. 2014. Species Delimitation in the Genus Eudocimus (Threskiornithidae: Pelecaniformes): First Genetic Approach. Waterbirds, 37(4):419-425.
85. Ogden, J.C., J.D. Baldwin, O. L. Bass, J.A. Browder, M.I. Cook, P.C. Frederick, P.E. Frezza, R. A. Galvez, A.B. Hodgson, K. D. Meyer, L. D. Oberhofer, A. F. Paul, P.J. Fletcher, S.M. Davis, and J.J. Lorenz. (authors alphabetical). 2014. Waterbirds as Indicators of Ecosystem Health in the Coastal Marine Habitats of Southern Florida: 2. Conceptual Ecological Models. Ecological Indicators 44: 128-147.
84. Ogden, J.C., J.D. Baldwin, O. L. Bass, J.A. Browder, M.I. Cook, P.C. Frederick, P.E. Frezza, R. A. Galvez, A.B. Hodgson, K. D. Meyer, L. D. Oberhofer, A. F. Paul, P.J. Fletcher, S.M. Davis, and J.J. Lorenz. (authors alphabetical). 2014. Waterbirds as Indicators of Ecosystem Health in the Coastal Marine Habitats of Southern Florida: 1. Selection and Justification for a Suite of Indicator Species. Ecological Indicators. 44: 148-163.
83. Borkhataria, R., A.L. Bryan and P.C. Frederick. 2013. Movements and habitat use by fledgling Wood Storks (Mycteria americana). Waterbirds 36: 409-417.
81. Borkhataria, R. R., P. C. Frederick, R.A. Keller and J.A. Collazo. 2012. Temporal variation in local wetland hydrology influences postdispersal survival of juvenile wood storks (Mycteria americana). The Auk 129:517-528.
80. Seavey, J.R., W.E. Pine III, P.C. Frederick, L. Sturmer and M. Berrigan. 2011. Decadal changes in oyster reefs in the Big Bend of Florida's Gulf Coast. Ecosphere 2(10):114. doi:10.1890/ES11-00205.1
79. Jayasena, N., P.C. Frederick, and I.L.V. Larkin. 2011. Endocrine disruption in white ibises (Eudocimus albus) caused by exposure to environmentally relevant levels of methylmercury. Aquatic Toxicology 105:321-327.
78. Frederick, P.C., A. Cambell, N. U. A. Jayasena, and R.R. Borkhataria. 2011. Survival of White Ibises (Eudocimus albus ) in response to chronic experimental methylmercury exposure Ecotoxicology 20, 358 - 364. Ecotoxicology 20:358-364.
77. del Lama, S., C.D. Rocha, W. Figureedo Jardim, J. Tsai, and P.C. Frederick. 2011. Sedentary nestlings of Wood Stork as monitors of mercury contamination in the gold mining region of the Brazilian Pantanal. Environmental Research 111:1091-1095.
75. Frederick, P.C. and N.U.A. Jayasena. 2010. Altered pairing behavior and reproductive success in White Ibises exposed to environmentally relevant concentrations of methylmercury. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 278 no. 1713, pgs 1851-1857 doi:10.1098/rspb.2010.2189
74. Heath, J.A., P. Frederick, J.A. Kushlan and K.L. Bildstein. 2009. White Ibis (Eudocimus albus), The Birds of North America (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
72. Adams, E.A., P.C. Frederick, L. Guilette and I. Larkin. 2009. Sublethal effects of methylmercury on fecal metabolites of testosterone, estradiol, and corticosterone in captive juvenile White Ibises (Eudocimus albus). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 28:982-989.
71. Adams, E.A. and P.C. Frederick. (In press, 2009) Sex-related mortality of White ibis (Eudocimus albus) nestlings during a starvation event. Waterbirds.
70. Frederick, P.C., D. G. Gawlik, J.C. Ogden, M. Cook and M. Lusk. 2009. White Ibis and Wood Storks as indicators for restoration of Everglades ecosystems. Ecological Indicators 9: special issue pgs S83-S95.
67. Adams, E.A. and P.C. Frederick. 2008. Effects of methylmercury and spatial complexity on foraging behavior and foraging efficiency in juvenile white ibises (Eudocimus albus). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 27: 1708-1712.
66. Frederick PC. and K. D. Meyer. 2008. Longevity and size of Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) colonies in Florida as guides for an effective monitoring strategy in the southeastern United States. Waterbirds 31;12 - 18.
63. Hoffman, D.J., M.G. Spalding, and P.C. Frederick. 2005. Subchronic effects of methylmercury on plasma and organ biochemistries in great egret nestlings. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 24:3078 – 3084.
61. Frederick, P.C., J. A. Heath, R. Bennetts and H. Hafner. 2006. Estimating nests not present at the time of breeding surveys: an important consideration in assessing nesting populations. Journal of Field Ornithology 77:212 – 219.
61. Bouton, S.N., P.C. Frederick, C. D. Rocha, A. T. Barbosa dos Santos and T.C. Bouton. 2005. Effects of tourist disturbance on Wood Stork nesting success and breeding behavior in the Brazilian Pantanal. Waterbirds 28:487-497.
60. Stolen, E. D., D. R. Breininger, and P.C. Frederick. 2005. Using waterbirds as indicators in estuarine systems: successes and perils. Pgs. 409-422 in: S. Bortone (ed). Estuarine Indicators. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl.
58. Frederick, P.C., B.A. Hylton, J.A. Heath and M.G. Spalding. 2004. A historical record of mercury contamination in southern Florida as inferred from avian feather tissue. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 23:1474-1478.
57. Frederick, P.C. and J.C. Ogden. 2003. Monitoring wetland ecosystems using avian populations: seventy years of surveys in the Everglades. Pgs.321-350 in: D. Bush and J. Trexler, eds. "Monitoring ecosystems: interdisciplinary approaches for evaluting ecoregional initiatives". Island Press, Washington, DC. 447 pgs.
54. Frederick, P.C., B. Hylton, M. Ruane and J.A. Heath. 2003. Accuracy and variation in estimates of large numbers of birds by individual observers using an aerial survey simulator. Journal of Field Ornithology 74:281-287.
49. Frederick, P. C., M. G. Spalding and R. Dusek. 2001. Wading birds as bioindicators of mercury contamination in Florida: annual and geographic variation. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 21:262-264.
46. Frederick, P. C. and J. C. Ogden 2003. Monitoring wetland ecosystems using avian populations: Seventy years of survey and research in the Everglades. In: D. Busch and J. Trexler (eds). Interdisciplinary approaches to ecological monitoring of major ecosystem restoration initiatives. Washington DC, Island Press.
44. Frederick, P. C. and D. Siegel-Causey. 2000. Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga). In: The Birds of North America, No. 522 In: A. Poole and F. Gill, (eds.) The Birds of North America. American Ornithologists Union and the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.
43. Spalding, M. G., P.C. Frederick, H. C. McGill, S. N. Bouton and L. R. McDowell. 2000. Methylmercury accumulation in tissues and its effects on growth and appetite in captive Great Egrets. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 36:411-422.
42. Spalding, M.G., P.C. Frederick, H. C. McGill, S. N. Bouton, L. J. Richey, I. M. Schumacher, S. G. M. Blackmore and J. Harrison. 2000. Histologic, neurologic, and immunologic effects of methylmercury in captive Great Egrets. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 36:423-435.
41. Sepulveda, M.S., G. E. Williams, P. C. Frederick , and M.S. Spalding. 1999. Effects of mercury on health and first year survival of free-ranging Great Egrets (Ardea albus) from southern Florida. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 37:369-376
40. Frederick, P. C., M. G. Spalding, M.S. Sepulveda, G. E. Williams Jr., L. Nico and R. Robbins. 1999. Exposure of Great Egret nestlings to mercury through diet in the Everglades of Florida. Environmental Toxicology and.Chemistry 18:1940 - 1947
39. Sepulveda, M. S., P. C. Frederick, M. G. Spalding, and G. E. Williams, Jr. 1999. Mercury contamination in free-ranging great egret nestlings (Ardea albus) from southern Florida. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 18:985-992.
38. Bouton, S. N., P. C. Frederick, M. G. Spalding and H. Lynch. 1999. The effects of chronic, low concentrations of dietary methlymercury on appetite and hunting behavior in juvenile Great Egrets (Ardea albus). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry18:1934-1939.
37. Frederick, P. C. 1997. Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor). In The Birds of North America, No. 306 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, and the American Ornithologists’ Union, Washington, D. C. 28 pp.
35. Frederick, P. C. and J. C. Ogden. 1997. Philopatry and nomadism: contrasting long-term movement behavior and population dynamics of White Ibises and Wood Storks. Colonial Waterbirds 20:316-323. 34. Frederick, P. C., J. C. Sandoval, C. Luthin and M. G. Spalding. 1997. Dry-season populations of waterbirds in the Caribbean coastal wetlands of Nicaragua and Honduras. Journal of Field Ornithology 68:287-295.
34. Frederick, P. C., J. C. Sandoval, C. Luthin and M. G. Spalding. 1997. Dry-season populations of waterbirds in the Caribbean coastal wetlands of Nicaragua and Honduras. Journal of Field Ornithology 68:287-295.
33. Frederick, P. C., T. Towles, R. Sawicki and G. T. Bancroft. 1996. Comparison of aerial and ground techniques for discovery and census of long-legged wading bird (Ciconiiformes) nesting colonies in the Florida Everglades. Condor 98:837 - 841.
30. Frederick, P. C., S. M. McGehee and M. G. Spalding. 1996. Prevalence of Eustrongylides ignotus in mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) in Florida: historical and regional comparisons. Journal of Wildlife Disease 32:552 - 555.
27. Frederick, P. C. and M.G. Spalding. 1994. Factors affecting reproductive success of wading birds (Ciconiiformes) in the Everglades ecosystem. Pgs. 659 - 691 in: Everglades: the ecosystem and its restoration. S. Davis and J. C. Ogden (eds.) St. Lucie Press, Delray Beach, Florida.
26. Frederick, P. C. and G.V.N. Powell, III. 1994. Nutrient transport by wading birds in the Everglades. Pgs. 571 - 584 in: Everglades: the ecosystem and its restoration. S. Davis and J. C. Ogden (eds.) St. Lucie Press, Delray Beach, Florida.
25. Robertson, W. B. and P. C. Frederick. 1994. The faunal papers: contexts, synthesis, and departures. Pgs. 709 - 737 in: Everglades: the ecosystem and its restoration. S. Davis and J. C. Ogden (eds.) St. Lucie Press, Delray Beach Fl.
24. Frederick, P. C., M.G. Spalding, and G.V.N. Powell. 1993. An evaluation of methods for measuring nestling survival in colonially-nesting Tricolored Herons (Egretta tricolor). Journal of Wildlife Management 57:34-41.
20. Frederick, P. C. and K.L. Bildstein. 1992. Foraging behavior of seven species of neotropical ibises (Threskiornithidae) during the dry season in the llanos of Venezuela. Wilson Bulletin 104, 1-21.
19. Harris, L.D. and P.C. Frederick. 1991. The role of the Endangered Species Act in the conservation of biological diversity: an assessment. In: J. Cairns, Jr., T.V. Crawford (eds.) Integrated Environmental Management. Lewis Publishers, Chelsea MI.
16. Bildstein, K.L., Post, W., Johnston, J., and P.C. Frederick. 1990. Freshwater wetlands, rainfall, and the breeding ecology of White Ibises (Eudocimus albus) in coastal South Carolina. Wilson Bulletin 102:84-98.
15. Frederick, P. C., N. Dwyer, S. Fitzgerald and R.E. Bennetts. 1990. Relative abundance and habitat preferences of Least Bitterns (Ixobrychus exilis) in the Everglades. Florida Field Naturalist 18:1-20.
14. Frederick, P. C. and M.W. Collopy. 1989. Researcher disturbance in colonies of wading birds: effects of frequency of visits and egg marking on reproductive parameters. Colonial Waterbirds 12: 152-157.