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Fidelity to a past breeding site is widespread among animals and may confer both costs and benefits. Colonial species occur at… Expand When blood-feeding parasites increase seasonally, their deleterious effects may prevent some host species, especially those… Expand Many organisms of temperate latitudes exhibit declines in reproductive success as the breeding season advances. Experiments can… Expand A challenge in managing vector-borne zoonotic diseases in human and wildlife populations is predicting where epidemics or… Expand Abstract Buggy Creek virus (family Togaviridae, genus Alphavirus, BCRV) is an alphavirus within the western equine encephalitis… Expand We report how clutch size, annual reproductive success, and annual survival of breeders and offspring vary with laying date in… Expand Nestling Cliff Swallows (IHirundo pyrrhonota) in southwestern Nebraska that were relatively heavily parasitized by hematophagous… Expand Abstract. In May 1988, ten juvenile birds, not yet ready to fledge, jumped to their death from a colony of the purple martin… Expand A second virus with distinct biological, serological, and physiochemical properties was detected as a minority viral… Expand Artificial Cliff Swallow nests were placed near a natural colony of swallows and were adopted subsequently by birds for rearing… Expand