Gene Morton
Eugene S. Morton, President
Association for Field Ornithologists
Hemlock Hill Field Station
22318 Teepleville Flats Road
Cambridge Springs, PA 16403 USA
Sept-April:
Dept. of Biology
York University, 4700 Keele St.
Toronto, ON, Canada M3J 1P3

 


Dan Airola
Dan Airola
Sacramento, CA 95818
916-454-3073
d.airola@sbcglobal.net  


 

Purple Martin Publications Daniel A. Airola

Airola, D. A., and J. Grantham. 2003. Purple Martin population status, nesting habitat characteristics, and management in Sacramento. Western Birds 34:235-251.

Kostka, S., D. A. Airola, and M. Hada. 2003. Conservation of bridge-nesting Purple Martins in Sacramento, California. Purple Martin Update 12(1):2-6.

Airola, D. A., T. Leeman, S. Kostka, and B. Williams. 2003. Using pole nets to capture Purple Martins at bridge nest sites in Sacramento. Purple Martin Update 12(4):4-6.

Leeman, T. S., D. A. Airola, and D. Kopp. 2003. 2003 status of breeding Purple Martins in Sacramento. Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 6:61-68.  http://www.cvbirds.org/CVBC_Bull/V.6no.4/V6.no.4pp61-68..pdf

Airola, D. A., D. Kopp and S. Kostka. 2004. Purple Martin population status and colonization patterns in the Sacramento Region in 2004. Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 7:71-77.  http://www.cvbirds.org/CVBC_Bull/V.7no.4/V.7no.4pp71-77..pdf

Airola, D. A. and D. Kopp. 2005. Results of the 2005 survey for breeding purple martins in the Sacramento region. Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 8:37-44.  http://www.cvbirds.org/CVBC_Bull/V.8no.3/V.8no.3pp37-44..pdf

Cousens, B. and D. A. Airola. 2005. Purple Martin site population size and reproductive success evaluation protocol. Version 3.1, January 2005. Western Purple Martin Working Group. www.georgiabasin.ca/PurpleMartinNestSuccessProtocolv3-2.pd

Cousens, B. and D. A. Airola. 2005.  Western Purple Martin nest site type identification and site use classification protocol.  Version 3.8, January 2005. Western Purple Martin Working Group. www.georgiabasin.ca/PurpleMartinSiteUseProtocolv3-8.pdf

Airola, D. A., R. Levad, S. Kostka, and D. Garcia. 2006. Using mist nets to capture western Purple Martins breeding in inaccessible nesting cavities. North American Bird Bander 31:169-174.

      Airola, D. A. and D. Kopp. 2007. Breeding population status and mortality assessment of Purple Martins in Sacramento during 2006. Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 10: 34-44.  http://www.cvbirds.org/CVBC_Bull/V.10no.2/V.10no.2pp34-44.pdf

Kopp, D. and D. A. Airola. 2007. First documented nesting by the Purple Martin in Placer County, California, in nearly a century.  Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 10:68-70.

 

Airola, D.A. and B.D.C. Williams 2008. Purple Martin (Progne subis). In: California Bird Species of Special Concern: A ranked assessment of species, subspecies, and distinct populations of birds of immediate conservation concern in California. W. D. Shuford and T. Gardali (editors). Studies of Western Birds 1. Western Field Ornithologists, Camarillo, CA and California Department of Fish and Game, Sacramento, CA.

Kostka, S., D. A. Airola, and G. Switzer. 2008. Recent use of nest boxes by Purple Martins in Northern California. Purple Martin Update 17(3): 13-15.

Airola, D. A. and D. Kopp. 2008.  Nesting use of bridges by the Northern Rough-winged Swallow in Sacramento, California.  Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 11(1):13-19.  http://www.cvbirds.org/CVBC_Bull/V.11no.1/11(1)13-19.Airola&Kopp2008.pdf

Airola, D. A., D. Kopp, and K. Thomas.  2008.  Population status, reproduction, and mortality of Purple Martins in Sacramento during 2007.  Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 11:25-36.  http://www.cvbirds.org/CVBC_Bull/V.11no.2/11(2)25-36.Airolaetal.2008.pdf

Elwood, C., S. Wickland, S. Kostka, and D. A. Airola.  2009.  Success continues for pilot nest box program at Shelter Cove, California.  Purple Martin Update 18(2): 27-29.

Airola, D. A., D. Kopp, K. Thomas, and S. Kostka.  2009. Effects of construction activities on a Purple Martin nesting colony in Sacramento, California.  Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 12:8-16. (http://www.cvbirds.org/CVBC_Bull/V.12no.1/12%281%298-16.Airolaetal.2009.pdf)

Airola, D. A. 2009.  Status of Purple Martin populations in Northern California: results of a pilot study to develop and apply a survey methodology.  U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Sacramento Field Office, California. 

Airola, D. A., and D. Kopp. 2009. Recent Purple Martin declines in the Sacramento region of California: recovery implications. Western Birds 40: 254-259.

Tautin, J., B. Cousens, K. Kostka, S. Kostka, and D. Airola. 2009.  Addressing regional declines in Purple Martin populations.  Proceedings of the 4th International Partners in Flight Conference: Tundra to Tropics: 82-87.

Sylvester, V. and D. A. Airola. 2010. Purple Martins nesting in low elevation transmission towers in the San Joaquin Valley, California.  Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 13:69-75.

 

Airola, D. A. and D. Kopp.  2011.  The decline in the Sacramento Purple Martin nesting population slows during 2010-2012.  Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 14: 108-112.   http://www.cvbirds.org/CVBC_Bull/V.14no.4/CVBC_Vol14_No4_pp108-112.pdf

 

Kopp, D. and D. A. Airola. 2012. Occurrence patterns and behavior of Purple Martins at a breeding season roost site in Sacramento, California.  Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 15: 67-74

 

Airola, D. A. and D. Kopp.  2013. Sacramento Purple Martin nesting population: decline continues and a new predation threat emerges. Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 16:39-49.