Data and information arising from many of Owl Moon Environmental Inc.’s programs often provide novel insights, which we strive to publish in peer-reviewed journals and present at technical conferences. The publications listed below were prepared by OMEI personnel, including some that reflect work not conducted in association with OMEI.


Lai P, Pyle P, Foster KR, Godwin CM (2017) Identifying Sparrows in Juvenile Plumage. Birding 49: 62-67

Nordell CJ, Haché S, Bayne EM, Sólymos P, Foster KR, Godwin CM, Krikun R, Pyle P, Hobson KA (2017) Correction: Within-Site Variation in Feather Stable Hydrogen Isotope (δ2Hf) Values of Boreal Songbirds: Implications for Assignment to Molt Origin. PLOS ONE 12(2): e0172619. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172619 PDF

Foster KR, Godwin CM, Pyle P, Saracco J (2016) Reclamation and habitat-disturbance effects on landbird abundance and productivity indices in the oil sands region of northeastern Alberta, Canada. Restoration Ecology (Open Access): doi: 10.1111/rec.12478 PDF

Nordell CJ, Haché S, Bayne EM, Sólymos P, Foster KR, Godwin CM, Krikun R, Pyle P, Hobson KA (2016) Within-site variation in feather stable hydrogen isotope (δ2Hf) values of boreal songbirds: implications for assignment to molt origin. PLOS ONE 11(11): e0163957. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163957 PDF

French RLK, Roberto-Charron A, Foster KR (2016) The accuracy of wing chord ranges in Pyle (1997) as indicators of sex in North-Central Alberta populations of Least Flycatcher, Myrtle Warbler, and Clay-colored Sparrow. North American Bird Bander 41(3):116-125

Godwin CM, Smits JEG, Barclay RMR (2016) Metals and metalloids in nestling tree swallows and their dietary items near oilsands mine operations in northern Alberta. Science of the Total Environment 562:714-723 PDF

Pyle P, Godwin CM, Foster KR (2015) Identifying juvenile warblers: the fun really begins here. Birding 47:58-69

Foster KR, Godwin CM, Pyle P (2012) Monitoring avian productivity and survivorship in the oil sands region of northeastern Alberta. In: A.B. Fourie, M. Tibbett (Eds) Mine Closure 2012, Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Mine Closure, Brisbane Australia. Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Nedlands Australia. pp 563-571

Grindal SD, Stefan CI, Godwin-Sheppard C (2011) Diversity, distribution, and relative abundance of bats in the oil sands regions of northeastern Alberta. Northwestern Naturalist 92:211-220

Bauman J, Foster KR, Dabbs DL (2008) Hammerstone Project: A limestone quarry in the heart of the Canadian oil sands. In: Pope J, Morrison-Saunders A (Eds.) IAIA08 The Art and Science of Impact Assessment, 28th Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment, Perth, WA.

Foster KR, McDonald K, Eastlick K (2001) Development and application of critical, target and monitoring loads for the management of acid deposition in Alberta. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution (Focus): 1:135-151


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