Presentations

Refereed Presentations (1undergraduate, 2graduate student, 3postdoc)

Wunder, M.B. (2015) Continental-scale seasonal movements of a heterothermic migratory tree bat. Invited paper presented at Front Range Isotope Day, Lakewood, CO (08/15)

Wunder, M.B., A.K. 2Pierce, C.A. Stricker, and F.L. Knopf (2015) Geographic structure of population dynamics in mountain plover. Invited paper presented at the joint meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union (133rd Stated Meeting) and the Cooper Ornithological Society (85th Stated Meeting), Norman, OK (07/15)

3Hayes, M., P.M. Cryan, and M.B. Wunder (2014) Modeling and mapping the seasonal whereabouts of a cryptic migratory bat species impacted by wind energy development. Contributed paper presented at the annual meeting of the North American Society for Bat Research, Albany, NY (10/14)

2Doll, A. C., M.B. Wunder, R.B. Lanctot, and C.A. Stricker (2014) Arctic climate events reveal tradeoff between timing of migratory and nesting behavior. Contributed paper presented at the joint meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union (132nd Stated Meeting), the Cooper Ornithological Society (84th Stated Meeting), and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Estes Park, CO (09/14)

3Vander Zanden, H.B., M.B. Wunder, K.A. Hobson, S.L. VanWilgenburg, L.I. Wassenaar, J.M. Welker, and G.J. Bowen (2014) Do year-specific precipitation isoscapes improve predictions of migratory origin? Contributed paper presented at the joint meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union (132nd Stated Meeting), the Cooper Ornithological Society (84th Stated Meeting), and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Estes Park, CO (09/14)

Tomback, D.F., J.D. 2Scott, M.B. Wunder, and S.T. McKinney (2014) Whitebark pine cone production and the probability of stand visitation by Clark’s nutcracker: assessments from Glacier and Waterton National Parks. Contributed paper presented at the joint meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union (132nd Stated Meeting), the Cooper Ornithological Society (84th Stated Meeting), and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Estes Park, CO (09/14)

2Pansing, E.R., D.F. Tomback, M.B. Wunder, A. C. 2Wagner, and J.P. French (2014) Germination and seedling survival of common Clark’s nutcracker cache locations and consequences of cache pilferage. Contributed paper presented at the joint meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union (132nd Stated Meeting), the Cooper Ornithological Society (84th Stated Meeting), and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Estes Park, CO (09/14)

2Pierce, A. K., S.J. Dinsmore, D. Jorgenson, and M.B. Wunder (2014) Mountain plovers migrate short distances and use stopover sites. Contributed poster presented at the joint meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union (132nd Stated Meeting), the Cooper Ornithological Society (84th Stated Meeting), and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Estes Park, CO (09/14)

Fike, J.A., D.F. Tomback, M.B. Wunder, A.M. Siepielski, T.D. Schaming, and S.J. Oyler-McCance (2014) Examining genetic structure across the range of Clark’s nutcracker. Contributed poster presented at the joint meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union (132nd Stated Meeting), the Cooper Ornithological Society (84th Stated Meeting), and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Estes Park, CO (09/14)

2Woolley, C.A., R.Y. Conrey, A.M. Dwyer, J. Jorgenson, K. Stoner, and M.B. Wunder (2014) Habitat use by mountain plovers during nest incubation. Contributed poster presented at the joint meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union (132nd Stated Meeting), the Cooper Ornithological Society (84th Stated Meeting), and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Estes Park, CO (09/14)

3Vander Zanden H.B., M.B. Wunder, K.A. Hobson, S.L. Van Wilgenberg, L.I. Wassenaar, J.M. Welker, and G.J. Bowen (2014) Which water matters: how spatio-temporal characteristics of precipitation isoscapes affect geographic assignments to origin for migratory species. Contributed paper presented at the 9th International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies. Perth, Australia (08/14)

3Vander Zanden, H.B., A.D. Tucker, K.M. Hart, M.M. Lamont, I. Fujisaki, D.S. Addison, K.L. Mansfield, K. Phillips, M.B. Wunder, G.J. Bowen, M. Pajuelo, A.B. Bolten, and K.A. Bjorndal (2014) Determining foraging area origin with stable isotope analysis and satellite tracking for loggerheads nesting in the Gulf of Mexico. Contributed paper presented at the International Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, New Orleans, LA (04/14)

2Collier, K.E., P. Anthematten, R. Moreno, and M.B. Wunder (2014) Analysis of spawning habitat site selection among chinook salmon. Contributed poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Tampa Bay, FL (04/14)

3VanderZanden, H.B., K.A. Hobson, L.I. Wassenaar, M.B. Wunder, J.M. Welker, and G.J. Bowen (2013) Incorporating climate variability into precipitation isoscapes for interpreting animal migration. Contributed poster presented at the 46th annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, CA (12/13)

Cryan, P., E. Valdez, C.A. Stricker, M.B. Wunder, R. Barclay, E. Baerwald, C. Willis, J. Jameson, E.A. Snider, and E. Crichton (2012) Carcass ecology: forensic techniques shed light on the possible causes of bat susceptibility to turbines. Contributed paper presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Wildlife Society, Portland, OR (10/12)

2Doll, A.C., M.B. Wunder, R.B. Lanctot, and C.A. Stricker (2012) Estimating temporal movements of a migratory species using stable carbon isotopes. Contributed paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies. Brest, France (8/12)

Stricker, C.A., A.M. Christ, L.D. Rea, D.A.S. Rosen, D.J. Tollit, S.D. Farley, M.B. Wunder, and R.D. 3Scherer (2012) Carbon and nitrogen isotope discrimination factors for Stellar sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) vibrissae relative to milk and fish/squid diets. Contributed poster presented at the 8th International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies. Brest, France (8/12)

Christ A.M., L.D. Rea, J.N. Waite, C.A. Stricker, M.B. Wunder, and R.D. 3Scherer (2012) Discrimination factors for δ13C and δ15N profiles of vibrissae from adult Steller sea lion females and their pups in utero and post parturition. Contributed poster presented at the 8th International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies. Brest, France (8/12)

3Scherer, R.D., L.D. Rea, C.A. Stricker, A.M. Christ, and M.B. Wunder (2012) Spatial variation in the diets of female Steller sea lions inferred from 13C and 15N values of vibrissae from pups. Contributed poster presented at the 8th International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies. Brest, France (8/12)

Christ, A.M., L.D. Rea, C.A. Stricker, J.N. Waite, M.B. Wunder, and R.D 3Scherer (2012) Estimating locations for local extrema of stable isotope signatures in Stellar sea lion vibrissae. Contributed paper presented at International Statistical Ecology Conference, Oslo, Norway (7/12)

2Doll, A.C., M.B. Wunder, R. Lanctot, and C.A. Stricker (2012) Determining individual arrival times of migratory birds using stable carbon isotopes. Contributed poster presented at Research and Creative Activities Symposium, Denver, Colorado (4/12)

2Beebe, C.K. and M.B. Wunder (2012) An ecological study of Perognathus fasciatus: examining population parameters using mark-recapture and radio telemetry. Contributed poster presented at Research and Creative Activities Symposium, Denver, Colorado (4/12)

2Doll, A.C., M.B. Wunder, R. Lanctot, and C. Stricker (2012) Estimating migration times using stable carbon isotopes. Contributed paper presented at 18th annual Front Range Ecology Symposium, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado (2/12)

2Beebe, C.K. and M.B. Wunder (2012) Estimating population abundance, density, seasonal survival and home range size of Perognathus fasciatus. Contributed Poster presented at the 18th annual Front Range Ecology Symposium, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado (2/12)

2Bryan, R.D. and M.B. Wunder. (2012) Burrowing owl responses to black-tailed prairie dog alarm calls. Contributed paper presented at 18th annual Front Range Ecology Symposium, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado (2/12)

2Doll, A.C., M.B. Wunder, R. Lanctot, and C.A. Stricker (2011) Estimating arrival times of arctic-breeding dunlin using stable isotopes. Contributed paper presented at the 4th meeting of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Group, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia (8/11)

Wunder, M.B., R. Lanctot, C. Stricker, L. Wassenaar, B. Casler, A. Dey, P. Doherty, S. Drovetski, D. Edwards, R. Gates, B. Hill, O. Lane, J. Liebezeit, D. Poppe, B. Schwartz, P. Tomkovitch, D. Tracy, O.P. Valchuk, and S. Zack (2011) Using stable isotopes in primary feathers to classify dunlin subspecies. Contributed paper presented at the 4th meeting of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Group, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia (8/11)

2Doll, A.C., M.B. Wunder, R. Lanctot, and C.A. Stricker (2011) Using tissue isotope values (δ13C and δ15N) to characterize a population level diet transition and to estimate arrival times of dunlin. Contributed poster presented at Research and Creative Activities Symposium, Denver, Colorado (4/11)

2Bryan, R.D. and M.B. Wunder (2011) Cynomys says: Characteristics of Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) Alarm Calls in Response to Simulated Predator Stimuli. Contributed poster presented at Research and Creative Activities Symposium, Denver, Colorado (4/11)

** Won Chancellor’s award for Excellence in Graduate Research

2Bryan, R.D. and M.B. Wunder (2011) Rumors on the prairie: Do birds eavesdrop on alarm calls of black-tailed prairie dogs? Contributed poster presented at the 17th Annual Front Range Student Ecology Symposium, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado (2/11)

Cryan, P.M., C.A. Stricker, and M.B. Wunder (2010) Migratory structure and geographic origins of hoary bats (Lasiurus cinereus) inferred from stable isotope analysis. Contributed paper presented at the 15th International Bat Research Conference, Prague, Czech Republic (8/10)

Wunder, M.B. (2010) Overview of studying migration using stable isotope values in keratin. Invited paper presented as part symposium at the 90th Annual Meeting of the American Mammalogists Society. University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (6/10)

Cryan, P.M., C.A. Stricker, and M.B. Wunder (2010) Migratory structure and geographic origins of hoary bats (Lasiurus cinereus) inferred from stable isotope analysis. Contributed paper presented at the 90th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Laramie, Wyoming (6/10)

2Barringer, L., D. F. Tomback, and M. B. Wunder (2010) The relationship between whitebark pine health, cone production, and nutcracker occurrence across four national parks. Invited paper presented at High-Five symposium: The future of high-elevation five-needle white pines in western North America. Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation, University of Montana, Missoula (6/10)

2Scott, J., D. F. Tomback, M. B. Wunder, and M. Maier (2010) Determining Clark’s nutcracker use of whitebark pine communities in the Waterton-Glacier Peace Park. Invited paper presented at High-Five symposium: The future of high-elevation five-needle white pines in western North America. Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation, University of Montana, Missoula (6/10)

Cryan, P.M., C.A. Stricker, and M.B. Wunder (2009) Stable isotope inferred geographic constraints on origins of hoary bats (Lasiurus cinereus) killed at wind turbine facilities. Contributed paper presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Bat Research, Portland, Oregon (11/09)

Wunder, M.B., Jehl, J.R., Parnell, A., Jackson, A., Inger, R., and S. Bearhop (2008) Estimating proportional mixtures of hydrogen and oxygen sources in a highly restricted avian system. Contributed paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies, Honolulu, HI (8/08)

Wunder, M.B. (2008) Using isoscapes to model probabilities of origin. Invited paper presented at Isoscapes2008, an NSF-sponsored (BASIN RCN) symposium, Santa Barbara, CA (3/08)

Wunder, M.B. and F.L. Knopf (2007) Geographic structure and dynamics in mountain plover. Contributed paper presented at 125th meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union. Laramie, WY (8/07)

Wunder, M.B. and J.R. Jehl, Jr. (2007) Stable isotopes in feathers grown under extreme natural constraints. Contributed paper presented at 125th meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union. Laramie, WY (8/07)

Wunder, M.B. (2007) Generalized spatial resolution limits for inferring geographic limits from stable hydrogen isotopes. Contributed paper presented at 125th meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union. Laramie, WY (8/07)

Wunder, M.B. (2007) Distance sampling to estimate abundance of mountain plovers. Invited paper given as part of symposium titled Bird Monitoring and Detectability: Understanding and Applying Appropriate Methods. Fort Collins, CO (2/07)

Wunder, M.B., C.L. Kester, C.T. Webb (2006) Error propagation and resolution limits for inferring geographic origins from stable hydrogen isotopes. Contributed paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies. Belfast, Northern Ireland (8/06)

Wunder, M.B., J.R. Jehl, Jr. (2006) Natural variation in isotope composition veils simplistic migratory system. Contributed poster at the 5th International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies. Belfast, Northern Ireland (8/06)

Wunder, M.B., F.L. Knopf, C.L. Kester, R.O. Rye (2004) Avian migration: Pitfalls and promises of stable isotope tracers. Contributed poster at the 4th International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies. Wellington, New Zealand (4/04)

** Won award for Best Student Poster

Wunder, M.B. (2004) Analytical options for stable isotope studies of migration patterns. Invited paper presented at symposium for Southwestern U.S. and Northern Mexico Landbird Migration, Tucson, AZ (1/04)

Wunder, M.B. and F.L. Knopf (2003) Mountain Plover population mixing during winter in the Imperial Valley of California. Contributed paper presented at 73rd Annual Meeting of the Cooper Ornithological Society. Flagstaff, AZ (5/03)

Wunder, M.B. and F.L. Knopf (2002) A population of montane Mountain Plovers. Invited paper presented at annual meeting of the Colorado chapter of The Wildlife Society. Colorado Springs, CO (1/02)

Wunder, M.B. and F.L. Knopf (2001) A population of Mountain Plovers breeding at high elevation in Colorado. Contributed paper presented at 71st Annual Meeting of the Cooper Ornithological Society. Albuquerque, NM (4/01)

Invited Seminars, Lectures and Workshops Presented

Wunder, M.B. (2014) Stable isotopes for space-time inferences in migratory systems. Invited seminar presented as part of the Departmental Seminar Series. Department of Biology, Brigham Young University. Provo, UT (12/14)

Wunder, M.B. (2014) Principles of design and analysis that strengthen inferences in studies using natural abundances of stable isotopes. Invited keynote lecture presented at international workshop entitled “Coming of age? Stable isotopes in archaeology”. Kiel University. Kiel, Germany (11/14)

Wunder, M.B. (2014) Stable isotopes for space-time inferences in migratory systems. Invited seminar presented as part of the Departmental Seminar Series. Department of Biology, University of Oklahoma. Norman, OK (4/14)

Bowen, G., K. Hobson, and M.B. Wunder (2012) Isotope applications for geospatial assignment. Workshop given at the 8th International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies. Brest, France (8/12)

Wunder, M.B. and J. Shamoun-Baranes (2010) Data Fusion. Workshop given at Max Planck Institute for Ornithology. Radofzell, Germany (6/10)

Kelly, J., Wikelski, M., Mabee, S., Wunder, M.B., Bridges, E., and F. Moore (2010) Joint North American and European Workshop on Bird Migration. Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Radofzell, Germany (6/10)

Wunder, M.B. (2009) Isotope forensics in wildlife population studies. Invited seminar presented as part of the Natural Resource Ecology Lab seminar series, Colorado State University. Fort Collins, CO (12/09)

Wunder, M.B. (2009) Putting Feathers on the Map: A Study in Stable Isotope Forensics. Invited seminar presented for Earth and Environmental Sciences Division of Los Alamos National Laboratory. Los Alamos, NM (6/09)

Wunder, M.B. (2009) Modeling geographic provenance of migratory birds using stable hydrogen isotopes in feathers. Invited seminar presented for Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Colorado Denver. Denver, CO (3/09)

Wunder, M.B. (2007) Geographic structure and dynamics in mountain plover. Ph.D. defense seminar given in the department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University. Fort Collins, CO (3/07)

Wunder, M.B. (2004) Biogeography of Mountain Plovers. Invited seminar presented at Center for Tropical Research, University of California, Los Angeles, CA (5/04)

Wunder, M.B. (2001) Preliminary investigations of Mountain Plovers breeding on a montane grassland. Invited seminar for Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology spring seminar series, Colorado State University. Fort Collins, CO (3/01)

Wunder, M.B. (1998) Mapping potential habitat for lynx in Colorado. Invited seminar for Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology fall seminar series, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (10/98)