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[31] Watson, WA, CM Wood, KG Kelly, DF Hofstadter, KF Kryshak, CJ Zulla, V O’Rourke, JJ Keane, RJ Gutiérrez, and MZ Peery. Passive acoustic indicates Barred Owls are established in northern coastal California and management intervention is warranted. Ornithological Applications duad017.

[30] Wood, CM, A Barceinas Cruz, and S Kahl. Pairing a user-friendly machine learning animal sound detector with passive acoustic surveys for occupancy modeling of an endangered primate. American Journal of Primatology e23507.

[29] Wood, CM, S Kahl, R Van Horne, and C Brown. Passive acoustic surveys and a novel machine learning tool reveal detailed spatiotemporal variation in the vocal activity of two Anurans. Bioacoustics. doi: 10.1080/09524622.2023.2211544.

[28] Wood, CM, J Champion, C Brown, W Brommelsiek, I Laredo, R Rogers, and P Chaopricha. Challenges and opportunities for bioacoustics in the study of rare species in remote environments. Conservation Science and Practice e12941.

[27] Brunk, KM, RJ Gutiérrez, CA Cansler, MZ Peery, and CM Wood. Quail on fire: Changing fire regimes may benefit mountain quail in fire-adapted forests. Fire Ecology 19:19

[26] Ross, S RPJ, DP O’Connell, M Bolgan, JL Deichmann, C Desjonquéres, A Gasc, JN Phillips, SS Sethi, CM Wood, Z Burivalova. Passive acoustic monitoring provides a fresh perspective on fundamental ecological questions. Functional Ecology 00:1-17.

[25] McGinn, K, S Kahl, H Klinck, MZ Peery, and CM Wood. Feature embeddings from the BirdNET algorithm provide insights into avian ecology. Ecological Informatics 74: 101995.


[24] Kryshak, NF, ED Fountain, DF Hofstadter, BP Dotters, KN Roberts, CM Wood, KG Kelly, IF Schwarcz, PJ Kulzer, AK Wray, HA Kramer, JP Dumbacher, JJ Keane, PA Shaklee, RJ Gutierrez, MZ Peery. DNA metabarcoding reveals the threat of rapidly expanding barred owl populations to native wildlife in western North America. Biological Conservation 273: 109678.

[ 23 ] CM Wood and MZ Peery. 2022. What does “occupancy” mean in passive acoustic surveys? Ibis 164(4): 1295-1300.

[ 22 ] CM Wood, S Kahl, A Rahaman, and H Klinck. 2022. The machine learning-powered BirdNET App reduces barriers to global bird research by enabling citizen science participation. PLoS Biology 20(6): e3001670.

[ 21 ] Reid, D, CM Wood, SA Whitmore, WJ Berigan, HA Kramer, N Kryshak, JJ Keane, SC Sawyer, RJ Gutiérrez, H Klinck, MZ Peery. 2022. Breeding status shapes territoriality and vocalization patterns in spotted owls. Journal of Avian Biology e02952.

[ 20 ] Hofstadter, DF, NF Kryshak, CM Wood, BP Dotters, KN Roberts, KG Kelly, JJ Keane, SC Sawyer, PA Shaklee, HA Kramer, RJ Gutiérrez, and MZ Peery. 2022. Arresting the spread of invasive species in continental systems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. doi: 10.1002/fee.2458.


[ 19 ] Hofstadter, DF, NF Kryshak, MW Gabriel, CM Wood, GM Wengert, BP Dotters, KN Roberts, ED Fountain, KG Kelly, JJ Keane, SA Whitmore, WJ Berigan, MZ Peery. 2021. High rates of anticoagulant rodenticide exposure in California Barred Owls are associated with the wildland-urban interface. Ornithological Applications 123: 1-13.

[ 18 ] Reid, D, CM Wood, SA Whitmore, WJ Berigan, JJ Keane, SC Sawyer, PA Shaklee, HA Kramer, KG Kelly, A Reiss, RJ Gutiérrez, H Klinck, MZ Peery. 2021. Noisy neighbors and reticent residents: Distinguishing resident from non-resident individuals to improve passive acoustic monitoring. Global Ecology and Conservation. e01710.

[ 17 ] Wood, CM. Optimizing landscape-scale monitoring programmes to detect the effects of megafires on vertebrate populations. Diversity and Distributions 28:279-492.

[ 16 ] Wood, CM, S Kahl, P Chaon, MZ Peery, and H Klinck. Survey coverage, recording duration, and species composition affect observed species richness in passive acoustic surveys. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 12:885-896.

[ 15 ] Wood, CM, N Kryshak, M Gustafson, DF Hofstadter, BK Hobart, SA Whitmore, B Dotters, K Roberts, JJ Keane, SC Sawyer, Gutiérrez, and MZ Peery. Density dependence influences competition and hybridization at an invasion front. Diversity and Distributions 27:901-912.

[ 14 ] Kahl, S, CM Wood, M Eibel, and H Klinck. BirdNET: a deep learning solution for avian diversity monitoring. Ecological Informatics 61:101236.

[ 13 ] Wood, CM1, C Zulla1, SA Whitmore1, D Reid1, HA Kramer, JJ Keane, SC Sawyer, K Roberts, B Dotters, H Klinck, WJ Berigan, RJ Gutiérrez, and MZ Peery. Using emerging tagging technology to illuminate the nocturnal habits of owls. Wildlife Society Bulletin. DOI: 10.1002/wsb.1156. 1contributed equally


[ 12 ] Wood, CM, H Klinck, M Gustafson, JJ Keane, S. Sawyer, RJ Gutiérrez, and MZ Peery. Using the ecological significance of animal vocalizations to improve inference in acoustic monitoring programs. Conservation Biology 35(1): 336-345.

[ 11 ] Jones, GM, HA Kramer, SA Whitmore, WJ Berigan, DJ Tempel, CM Wood, BK Hobart, T Erker, FA Atuo, NF Pietrunti, R Kelsey, RJ Gutiérrez, and MZ Peery. Habitat selection by spotted owls after a megafire reflects their adaptation to historical frequent-fire regimes. Landscape Ecology 35:1199-1213.

[ 10 ] Wood, CM, ZG Loman, ST McKinney, and CS Loftin. Testing prediction accuracy in short-term ecological studies. Basic and Applied Ecology 43: 77-85.

[ 9 ] Wood, CM, RJ Gutiérrez, JJ Keane, and MZ Peery. Early detection of rapid Barred Owl population growth within the range of the California Spotted Owl advises the Precautionary Principle. The Condor 122: 1-10.


[ 8 ] Wood, CM, SM Schmidt, and MZ Peery. Spatiotemporal patterns of the California Spotted Owl’s territorial vocalizations. Western Birds 50: 232-242.

[ 7 ] Wood, CM and GM Jones. 2019. Framing management of social-ecological systems in terms of the cost of failure: the Sierra Nevada, USA as a case study. Environmental Research Letters 14 (10): 105004.

[ 6 ] Wood, CM, RJ Gutiérrez, and MZ Peery. Acoustic monitoring reveals a diverse forest owl community, illustrating its potential for basic and applied ecology. Ecology 100 (9): e02764.

[ 5 ] Wood, CM1, VD Popescu1, H Klinck, JJ Keane, RJ Gutiérrez, SC Sawyer, and MZ Peery. Detecting small changes in populations at landscape scales: A bioacoustic site-occupancy framework. Ecological Indicators 98: 492-507. 1contributed equally

2018 and earlier

[ 4 ] Wood, CM, SA Whitmore, RJ Gutiérrez, SC Sawyer, JJ Keane, and MZ Peery. 2018. Using metapopulation models to assess species conservation – ecosystem restoration trade-offs. Biological Conservation 224: 248-257.

[ 3 ] Wood, CM, ST McKinney, and CS Loftin. 2017. Intraspecific functional diversity of common species enhances community stability. Ecology and Evolution 7: 1553-1560.

[ 2 ] Wood, CM, JW Witham, and ML Hunter Jr. 2016. Climate-driven range shifts are a stochastic process at a local level: two flying squirrel species in Maine. Ecosphere 7: 1-9.

[ 1 ] Wood, CM and ST McKinney. 2015. Record long-distance movement of a Deer Mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus, in a New England montane boreal forest. Canadian Field-Naturalist 129: 181-182.