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Greenberg, C. H., D.J. Levey, C. Kwit, J. P. McCarty, S. Pearson, S. Sargent, J. Kilgo. 2012. Long-term patterns of fruit production in five forest types of the South Carolina upper coastal plain. Journal of Wildlife Management 76:1036-1046.

Wolfenbarger, L. L. and J. P. McCarty. 2011. Agriculture – Genetically Engineered Crops. In Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Volume 4: Natural Resources and Sustainability. Berkshire Publishing Group, Great Barrington, MA.

Klug, P., L. L. Wolfenbarger, and J. P. McCarty. 2010. Snakes are important nest predators of Dickcissels in an agricultural landscape. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122:799-803. doi: 10.1676/09-203.1

McCarty, J. P., J. G. Jorgensen, and L. L. Wolfenbarger. 2009. Behavior of Buff-breasted Sandpipers (Tryngites subruficollis) during migratory stopover in agricultural fields. PLoS ONE 4(11): e8000. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008000

Jorgensen, J.G., J. P. McCarty, and L. L. Wolfenbarger. 2009. Killdeer Charadrius vociferous breeding abundance and habitat use in the Eastern Rainwater Basin, Nebraska.  International Wader Study Group Bulletin 116:65-68. (link to pdf of uncorrected proof)

Klug, P., L. L. Wolfenbarger, and J. P. McCarty.2009. The Nest Predator Community of Grassland Birds Responds to Agroecosystem Habitat at Multiple Scales. Ecography. [doi:10.1111/j.0906-7590.2009.05857.x]

McCarty, J. P., L. L. Wolfenbarger, and J. A. Wilson. 2009. Biological Impacts of Climate Change. In Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester http://www.els.net/ [doi:10.1002/9780470015902.a0020480]

Jorgensen, J.G., J. P. McCarty, J.P., and L. L. Wolfenbarger. 2008. Buff-breasted Sandpiper density and numbers during migratory stopover in the Rainwater Basin, Nebraska. Condor 110:63-69.

Jorgensen, J.G., J. P. McCarty, J.P., and L. L. Wolfenbarger. 2007.  Landscape and habitat variables affecting Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis distribution during migratory stopover in the Rainwater Basin, Nebraska.  International Wader Study Group Bulletin 112:45-51.

Berkeley, L. I., J. P. McCarty, and L. L. Wolfenbarger. 2007. Postfledging Survival and Movement in Dickcissels (Spiza americana): Implications for Habitat Management and Conservation.  Auk 124:396-409.

Jorgensen, J. G., J. P. McCarty, L. L. Wolfenbarger, M. Ealy, and B. Ortego. 2006. Buff-breasted Sandpiper abundance, distribution, and habitat use during migration in the Rainwater Basin, Nebraska (and Texas). [Published Abstract]. Wader Study Group Bulletin 109:21.

McCarty, J. P. 2006. Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder. [REVIEW]. Science Books & Films 42:218.

McCarty, J.P. 2006. Birds and Climate Change. Advances in Ecological Research. [REVIEW]. Condor 108:244-245.

McCarty, J. P. 2005. Birds, Birds, Birds! An Indoor Birdwatching Field Trip. [REVIEW]. Science Books & Films 41:181.

McCarty, J. P. 2005. Prairie: A Natural History. [REVIEW]. Science Books & Films 41:72.

Echols, K. R., D. E. Tillitt, J. W. Nichols, A. L. Secord, J. P. McCarty. 2004. Accumulation of PCB congeners in nestling Tree Swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) on the Hudson River, NY. Environmental Science and Technology 38:6240-6246.

Nichols, J. W., K. R. Echols, D. E. Tillitt, A. L. Secord, J. P. McCarty. 2004. Bioenergetics-based modeling of individual PCB congeners in nestling Tree Swallows from two contaminated sites on the upper Hudson River, NY. Environmental Science and Technology 38:6234-6239.

Kwit, C., D. J. Levey, C. H. Greenberg, S. F. Pearson, J. P. McCarty, S. Sargent. 2004. Cold temperature increases winter fruit removal rate of a bird-dispersed shrub. Oecologia 139:30-34.

Kwit, C., D. J. Levey, C. H. Greenberg, S. F. Pearson, J. P. McCarty, S. Sargent, and R. L. Mumme. 2004.  Fruit Abundance and Local Distribution of Wintering Hermit Thrushes (Catharus guttatus) and Yellow-rumped Warblers (Dendroica coronata) in South Carolina. Auk 121:46-57.

Patz, J. A., A. K. Githeko, J. P. McCarty, S. Hussein, U. Confalonieri, and N. de Wet. 2003. Climate Change and Infectious Diseases. Chapter 6. Pp. 103-132 in A.J. McMichael, D. H. Campbell-Lendrum , C. F. Corvalan, K. L. Ebi, A. Githeko, J. D. Scheraga, and A. Woodward, eds. Climate change and Human Health: Risks and Responses. World Health Organization, Geneva.

McCarty, J. P. 2003. What are those birds doing in there? Bluebird: Journal of the North American Bluebird Society 25:10-11.

McCarty, J. P. 2003. The Hudson River ­ PCB Case Study. Chapter 29. Pp. 813-831 in D. J. Hoffman; B. A. Rattner; G. A. Burton, Jr.; J. Cairns, Jr., eds. Handbook of Ecotoxicology, 2nd Edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

McCarty, J. P. 2002. The Sibley Guide to Bird Life and Behavior [REVIEW]. Science Books & Films 38:512.

McCarty, J. P. 2002. Use of Tree Swallows in Studies of Environmental Stress. Reviews in Toxicology 4:61-104.

McCarty, J. P. 2002. The number of visits to the nest by parents is an accurate measure of food delivered to nestlings in Tree Swallows. Journal of Field Ornithology 73:9-14.

McCarty, J. P., D. J. Levey, C. H. Greenberg, and S. Sargent. 2002. Spatial and temporal variation in fruit use by wildlife in a forested landscape. Forest Ecology and Management 164:277-291.

Herrod-Julius, S. and J. P. McCarty. 2002. Ecosystems in Danger: An Ecological Perspective on Climate Change. Pp. 59-80, In Exploring Environmental Challenges: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Global Climate Change. S. L. Spray and K. L. McGlothlin, eds. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc, New York.

Stapleton, M., P. O. Dunn, J. P. McCarty, A. L. Secord, and L. A. Whittingham. 2001. Polychlorinated biphenyl contamination and minisatellite DNA mutation rates of Tree Swallows. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 20:2263-2267.

McCarty, J. P. 2001. Ecological consequences of recent climate change. Conservation Biology 15:320-331.

McCarty, J. P. 2001. Variation in the growth of nestling Tree Swallows across multiple temporal and spatial scales. Auk 118:179-193.doi: 10.1642/0004-8038(2001)118[0176:VIGONT]2.0.CO;2

McCarty, J. P. and J. B. Zedler. 2001. Ecological restoration. In: Encyclopeida of Global Environmental Change. Volume 2. The Earth system: biological and ecological dimensions of global environmental change. R. E. Munn, H. A. Mooney and J. Canadell, editors. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, London.

McCarty, J. P. and A. L. Secord. 2000. Possible effects of PCB contamination on female plumage color and reproductive success in Hudson River Tree Swallows. Auk 117:987-995.

Rogers, C. E. and J. P. McCarty. 2000. Climate change and ecosystems of the Mid-Atlantic region. Climate Research 14:235-244.

Rogers, C. E. and J. P. McCarty. 2000. Ecosystems. pp 31-33 in Preparing for a Changing Climate: The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change - Mid-Atlantic Overview. Mid-Atlantic Regional Assessment, Penn State University, University Park, PA and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.

McCarty, J. P. 1999. From Chechnya to Chernobyl [REVIEW]. Science Books & Films 35:225-226.

McCarty, J. P. and A. L. Secord. 1999. Reproductive ecology of Tree Swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) with high levels of polychlorinated biphenyl contamination. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 18:1433-1439.

McCarty, J. P. and A. L. Secord. 1999. Nest-building behavior in PCB-contaminated Tree Swallows. Auk 116:55-63.

McCarty, J. P. and D. W. Winkler. 1999. Foraging ecology and diet selectivity of Tree Swallows feeding nestlings. Condor 101:246-254.

McCarty, J. P. and D. W. Winkler. 1999. Relative importance of environmental variables in determining the growth of nestling Tree Swallows Tachycineta bicolor. Ibis 141:286-296.

Secord, A. L., J. P. McCarty, K. R. Echols, J. C. Meadows, R. W. Gale, and D. E. Tillitt. 1999. Polychlorinated biphenyls and 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin equivalents in Tree Swallows from the upper Hudson River, New York State, USA. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 18:2519-2525.

Turner, A. M. and J. P. McCarty. 1998. Resource availability, site selection, and reproductive success of Red-winged Blackbirds. Oecologia 113:140-146.

McCarty, J. P. 1997. Aquatic community characteristics influence the foraging patterns of Tree Swallows. Condor 99:210-213.

McCarty, J. P. 1997. The role of energetic costs in the evolution of begging behavior of nestling passerines. Auk 114:135-137.

Secord, A. L. and J. P. McCarty. 1997. Polychlorinated Biphenyl Contamination of Tree Swallows in the Upper Hudson River Valley, New York. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Cortland, NY.

McCarty, J. P. 1996. Eastern Wood-Pewee. In The Birds of North America. (A. Poole, P. Stettenheim, and F. Gill, editors). Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences; Washington, DC: The American Ornithologists' Union.

McCarty, J. P. 1996. The energetic cost of begging in nestling Passerines. Auk 113:178-188.

McCarty, J. P. 1993. The effect of predation by insectivorous birds on populations and communities of insects: a possible role for birds in pest management? Sialia 15:123-125.

McCarty, J.P. and D.W. Winkler. 1991. Use of an artificial nestling for determining the diet of nestling Tree Swallows. Journal of Field Ornithology 62:211-217.

McCarty, J. P. 1990. Diel Periodicity of Movement and Feeding of Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens) in Lake Mendota, Wisconsin. Trans. Wisconsin Acad. Sci. Arts Lett. 78:65-76.

Winkler, D.W. and J. P. McCarty. 1990. A method for transplanting nests of Barn Swallows. Journal of Field Ornithology 61:426-430.