Peer Reviewed Publications: 23. Reid JM, G Bocedi, P Nietlisbach, AB Duthie, ME Wolak, EA Gow, P Arcese. 2016. Variation in parent-offspring kinship in socially monogamous systems with extra-pair reproduction and inbreeding. Evolution 70:1512–19 DOI: 10.1111/evo.12953
22. Gow EA. 2015. Analyzing geolocator data for birds that roost in cavities year-round. Journal of Field Ornithology 87:74–83 DOI: 10.1111/jofo.12130
21. Gow EA, & KL Wiebe. 2015. Nest sanitation in response to short-and long-term manipulations of brood size: males clean more in a sex-role reversed species. Animal Behaviour 104:137–143 doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.03.2014
20. Gow EA, & KL Wiebe. 2014 Males migrate farther than females in a differential migrant: an examination of the fasting endurance hypothesis. Royal Society Open Science 1:140346 doi: 10.1098/rsos.140346
19. Gow EA, & KL Wiebe. 2014. Northern flicker mates foraging on renewing patches avoid competition not by separate niches but by segregation. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69: 101–108 doi: 10.1007/s00265-014-1822-8
18. Gow EA, KL Wiebe, & J Foxe. 2014 Cavity use throughout the annual cycle of a migratory woodpecker revealed by geolocators. Ibis, doi: 10.1111/ibi.12206
17. Gow EA, & KL Wiebe. 2014. Flexibility in parental care only occurs when brood demands are reduced: a brood size experiment in a woodpecker with partially reversed sex roles. Ethology 120:881–892, doi: 10.1111/eth.12259
16. Gow EA, KL Wiebe. 2014. Determinants of parental care and offspring survival during the post-fledging period: males care more in a species with partially reversed sex roles. Oecologia 175:95–104 doi: 10.1007/s00442-014-2890-1
15. Gow EA, & KL Wiebe. 2014. Survival and habitat selection by fledgling northern flickers in a fragmented forest landscape. Journal of Wildlife Management. 78:273–281 doi: 10.1002/jwmg.657
14. Gow EA, RJ Higgins, & KL Wiebe. 2013. Lack of diet segregation by male and female Northern Flickers foraging on ants in central British Columbia. Journal of Field Ornithology 84:262−269
13. Wiebe KL, & EA Gow. 2013. Choice of foraging habitat by northern flickers reflects changes in availability of their ant prey linked to ambient temperature. Ecoscience. 20:122−130 doi:10.2980/20-2-3584
12. Gow EA, & BJM Stutchbury. 2013. Understanding sex differences in parental effort in a migratory songbird: examining a sex specific tradeoff between reproduction and molt. Condor 115:640−649
11. Gow EA, & BJM Stutchbury. 2013. Within-season nesting dispersal and molt dispersal are linked to habitat shifts in a Neotropical migratory songbird. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 125:696−708
10. Gow EA, AB Musgrove, & KL Wiebe. 2012. Brood age and size influence sex-specific parental provisioning patterns in a sex-role reversed species. Journal of Ornithology 154:525−535.
9. Gow EA, BJM Stutchbury, T Done, & TK Kyser. 2012. An examination of stable hydrogen isotope (δD) variation in adult and juvenile feathers from a migratory songbird. Canadian Journal of Zoology 90:585−594.
8. Gow EA, & KL Wiebe. 2012. An unusually synchronous double brooding attempt by a northern flicker pair. Wilson Journal Ornithology 124: 389−392.
7. Gow EA, TW Done, & BJM Stutchbury. 2011. Radio-tags have no behavioral or physiological effects on a migratory songbird during breeding and molt. Journal of Field Ornithology 82:193−201.
6. Stutchbury, BJ*, EA Gow*, T Done, M MacPherson, JW Fox & V Afanasyev. 2011. Effects of post-breeding moult and energetic condition on timing of songbird migration into the tropics. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 278:131−137.
5. Done, T, EA Gow, & BJM Stutchbury. 2010. Plasma metabolite and stress response during breeding and molt in a free-living migratory songbird, the wood thrush (Hylocichla mustelina). General and Comparative Endocrinology 171:176−182.
Non-Peer Reviewed Publications: 3. Gow EA, Germain RR, Krippel J, & Arcese, P. 2015. Recent Literature: ‘Climate change and birds: Impacts and Conservation Responses’. Journal of Field Ornithology 86:84–88 DOI: 10.111/jofo.12092
2. M Evans*, Gow EA,* RR Roth, MS Johnson & TJ Underwood. 2011. Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), The Birds of North American Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Retrieved from the Birds of North America Online: http://bna.birds.cornell.edu/bna/species/246
1. Burns, L*, E Gow*, H, Nguyen*, & N Yan. 2009. The State of Lake Erie, Lake Ontario and Lake Simcoe: A Critical Response to the Discussion Paper: “Healthy Great Lakes. Strong Ontario”. Report to the Environmental Commissioner’s Office.
* equal contributor
Professional Conference Presentations:
2016 Gow EA, JM Reid & P Arcese. Parental feeding effort in relation to extra-pair mating and inbreeding: insights from a genetic pedigreed island population of song sparrows. Oral presentation. North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, DC, USA.
2016 Gow EA. Introduction to the symposium: “Identifying unifying factors driving bird population declines: are life history traits all that matter?'. North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, DC, USA.
2015 Gow EA, RJ Sardell, JM Reid, & P Arcese. The influence of parental care on offspring condition and recruitment using a long-term dataset of an island population of song sparrows. Oral presentation. The Wildlife Society annual meeting, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
2015 Gow EA, R Schuster & P Arcese. Occurrence of olive-sided flycatchers (Contopus cooperi) in relation to habitat in the Coastal Douglas Fir Forest Region of British Columbia, Canada: Do species-specific habitat co-variates matter? Poster presentation. Society of Canadian Ornithologists/Wilson Ornithological Society/ American Field Ornithologists annual meeting. Wolfville, NS, Canada. 2015 Gow EA, RJ Sardell, JM Reid & P Arcese. Male feeding effort to nests with extra-pair young and impacts on nestling condition. The Canadian Section of the Wildlife Society annual meeting, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.
2014 Gow EA & KL Wiebe. The influence of extrinsic factors on migratory timing and reproduction in a differential migrant. Oral presentation. Cooper Ornithological Society/ American Ornithologists’ Union/ Society of Canadian Ornithologists annual meeting. Estes Park, Colorado, USA.
2014 Gow EA. Tracking northern flickers throughout the annual cycle: linking parental effort to migration. Symposium oral presentation. Cooper Ornithological Society/ American Ornithologists’ Union/ Society of Canadian Ornithologists annual meeting. Estes Park, Colorado, USA.
2014 Gow EA & KL Wiebe. Cavity use and movements throughout the annual cycle of a migratory woodpecker. Poster presentation. International Ornithological Congress, Tokyo, Japan.
2013 Gow EA, & KL Wiebe. Is parental care during the nestling period fixed or flexible: a brood size experiment in a woodpecker with partially reversed sex roles. Society of Canadian Ornithologist annual meeting, Oral Presentation, Winnipeg, MB.
2012 Gow EA, AB Musgrove, & KL Wiebe. Offspring demand influences sex-specific parental provisioning in the Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus). Poster presentation, International Development Conference, Saskatoon, SK.
2012 Gow EA & KL Wiebe. Length of parental care of male and female northern flickers during the post-fledging period. North American Ornithological Conference, Oral presentation, Vancouver, BC.
2011 Gow EA& KLWiebe. Female northern flickers increase parental care but males don’t during temporary brood enlargements. American Field Ornithologists/ Cooper Ornithological Society/ Wilson Ornithological Society annual meeting, Oral Presentation, Kearney, Nebraska.
2010 Gow EA, T Done, TK Kyser, & BJM Stutchbury. Carry-over effects of double brooding into molt and migration in a migratory songbird. Cooper Ornithological Society/ American Ornithologists Union/ Society of Canadian Ornithologists (COS/AOU/SCO) annual meeting, Oral Presentation, San Diego, California.
2009Gow EA, BJM Stutchbury, & TK Kyser. Evaluating a moult-migration tactic in Wood Thrush, Hylocichla mustelina. Wilson Ornithological Society/ American Field Ornithologists (WOS/AFO) annual meeting, Oral Presentation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
2008Gow EA, & BJM Stutchbury. The causes and consequences of double brooding in the wood thrush. AOU annual meeting, Oral Presentation, Portland, Oregon.
2015 Gow EA, Sex difference in parental care: Who cares? Invited Plenary, American Ornithologist Union and Cooper Ornithology Society Annual Meeting, Norman, OK, USA.
2015 Gow EA, Northern flickers are way cool! Way Cool Seminar Series, Beaty Biodiversity Museum.
2015 Gow EA, Spatial and temporal patterns of foraging and post-breeding ecology of northern flickers. Environment Canada/ Canadian Wildlife Service, Delta, BC.
2015 Gow EA, Sex related patterns of foraging and parental care across two bird species. Biodiversity Lunchtime Internal Seminar Series, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
2014 Gow EA, Life history of northern flickers: a journey through the annual cycle. Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
2014 Gow EA, Using geolocators to track migration and the frequency of use of cavities during the non-breeding period in Northern Flickers. WildEcol Seminar Series, School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.
2013 Gow EA, Techniques for studying migration and seasonal interactions. Biol 458, Ornithology. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.
2013 Gow EA, Techniques for studying seasonal interactions and migratory connectivity. Biol 458, Ornithology. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.
2010 Gow EA, TK Kyser, and BJM Stutchbury. Carry-over effects of double brooding into moult and migration of a songbird. Biol 472, Animal Behaviour. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.
2009 Gow EA, BJM Stutchbury, T Done, K Kyser, & S Tarof. Tracking long distance migration and evaluating moult-migration overlap in a Neotropical migratory songbird the Wood Thrush, Hylocichla mustelina. Association of Graduate Student Biological Society Annual Biology Symposium, The Evolution of Biology at York: Past, Present and Future. Oral Presentation, York University, Toronto, ON.
2008 Gow EA, Life History Traits in Birds. Biol 4250, Ornithology, York University, Toronto ON.
2008 CBC radio1: The Current. Migratory Birds in Toronto with Dr. Bridget Stutchbury.
2008 Gow EA, The Beauty of Canada’s Arctic. West Humber Field Naturalists, Kleinburg, ON.
2008 Gow EA, Life History Traits. Biol 4250, Birds in the Environment, York University, Toronto, ON.