2020

Brenner, S.J., and J.G. Jorgensen. 2020.  Declines of Black-billed Magpie (Pica hudsonia) and Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) in the north-central United States following the invasion of West Nile Virus.  Western North American Naturalist, in press.

2019

Brenner, S.J., and J.G. Jorgensen. 2019.  Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadius) banding during fall migration in eastern Nebraska (2019 pilot season) Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Brown, M.B., J.G. Jorgensen and S.J. Brenner. 2019.  2019 Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover Report for the lower Platte River.  Joint report of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and the Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., and S.J. Brenner.  2019.  Notable avian nesting records from the Rainwater Basin, Nebraska — 2019 Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Gibson, D. A.D. Hornsby, M.B. Brown, J.B. Cohen,  L.R. Dinan, J.D. Fraser, M.J. Friedrich, C.L. Gratto‐Trevor, K.L. Hunt, M. Jeffery, J.G. Jorgensen, P.W.C. Paton, S.G. Robinson J. Rock, M.L. Stantial, C.E. Weithman, D.H. Catlin.  2019.  Migratory shorebird adheres to Bergmann’s Rule by responding to environmental conditions through the annual lifecycle Ecography 42: 1482-1493.

Brenner, S.J., and J.G. Jorgensen.  2019.  Distribution, abundance, and habitat associations of Chuck-will’s-widow (Antrostomus carolinensis) and Eastern Whip-poor-will (Antrostomus vociferus) in eastern Nebraska Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., and S.J. Brenner.  2019.  Migratory shorebird, waterfowl and waterbird use of wetlands in the Todd Valley, Nebraska.  Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., L.R. Dinan and S.J. Brenner. 2019.  2018 Nebraska Bald Eagle nesting report.  Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

2018

Brown, M.B., J.G. Jorgensen and L.R. Dinan. 2018. 2018 Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover Monitoring, Research, Management, and Outreach Report for the lower Platte River, Nebraska. Joint report of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and the Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Dinan, L.R., A. Halpin, A. Briggs, M.B. Brown and J.G. Jorgensen. 2018. Usurpation of an Interior Least Tern (Sternula antillarum athalassos) nest by Piping Plovers (Charadrius melodus). Waterbirds 41: 322-325.

Alexander, J.S., J.G. Jorgensen, and M.B. Brown. 2018. Reproductive ecology of Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover in relation to Platte River hydrology and sandbar dynamics (editorial). Ecology and Evolution https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4109

Dinan, L.R., J.G. Jorgensen and M.B. Brown. 2018. Past, present and future of the aggregate mining and residential housing development industries and effects on the amounts and types of habitat used by Piping Plovers and Interior Least Terns on the lower Platte River system in Nebraska. Joint report of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and the Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Silcock, W.R. and J.G. Jorgensen. 2018. Birds of Nebraska – Online. www.birdsofnebraska.org

Dinan, L.R., M.B. Brown and J.G. Jorgensen. 2018.  2016-2017 Secretive marshbird abundance, distribution and habitat use in Nebraska. Joint report of the Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., and L.R. Dinan. 2018.  2017 Nebraska Bald Eagle nesting report.   Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

2017

Jorgensen, J.G., and M.B. Brown. 2017. Temporal Migration Shifts in the Aransas-Wood Buffalo Population of Whooping Cranes (Grus americana) Across North America. Waterbirds 40: 195-206.

Brown, M.B., L.R. Dinan and J.G. Jorgensen. 2017. 2017 Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover Monitoring, Research, Management, and Outreach Report for the lower Platte River, Nebraska. Joint report of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and the Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., and M.B. Brown. 2017. Evaluating persuasive messages to influence dog leash law compliance at a public recreation area in the Great Plains. Great Plains Research 27: 131-142.

Jorgensen, J.G., and L.R. Dinan. 2017.  2016 Nebraska Bald Eagle Nesting Report Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Zeigler, S.L., D.H. Catlin, M.B. Brown, J.D. Fraser, L.R. Dinan, K.L. Hunt, J.G. Jorgensen and S.M. Karpanty. 2017. Effects of climate change and anthropogenic modification on a disturbance-dependent species in a large riverine system. Ecosphere https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1653.

2016

McGregor, C., E. Bruster, M.B. Brown, L.R. Dinan and J.G. Jorgensen.  2016. A documented occurrence of Black Rail (Laterallus jamaicensis) in Nebraska.  Nebraska Bird Review 84: 132-137.

Brogie, M.A., W.R., Silcock and J.G. Jorgensen. 2016. The Mute Swan in Nebraska: history and current status. Nebraska Bird Review 84: 86-95.

Jorgensen, J.G.  2016.  Status review of the Black-billed Magpie (Pica hudsonia) in Nebraska.  Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Brown, M.B., L.R. Dinan and J.G. Jorgensen. 2016. 2016 Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover Monitoring, Research, Management, and Outreach Report for the Lower Platte River, Nebraska. Joint report of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and the Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., and L.R. Dinan.  2016.  Whooping Crane (Grus americana) behavior, habitat use and wildlife watching visitation during migratory stopover at two Wildlife Management Areas in Nebraska 2015-2016.  Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., L.R. Dinan & M.B. Brown.  2016.  Flight initiation distances of nesting Piping Plovers (Charadrius melodus) in response to human disturbance.  Avian Conservation and Ecology 11(1):5. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ACE-00826-110105

Jorgensen, J.G. & M.B. Brown.  2016.  Impact perceptions and acceptance capacity toward Piping Plovers (Charadrius melodus) among visitors on a public beach in Nebraska, USA.  Wader Study 123: 59-68.  doi:10.18194/ws.00029

Catlin, D.H., S.L. Zeigler, M.B. Brown, L.R. Dinan, J.D. Fraser, K.L. Hunt & J.G. Jorgensen.  2016.  Metapopulation viability of an endangered shorebird depends on dispersal and human-created habitats: Piping Plovers (Charadrius melodus) and prairie rivers.  Movement Ecology 4:6.  DOI 10.1186/s40462-016-0072-y

Jorgensen, J.G., & L.R. Dinan.  2016.  2015 Nebraska Bald Eagle nesting report.  Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G.  2016.  A summary of 2015 breeding bird surveys of selected Rainwater Basin wetlands.  Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

2015

Jorgensen, J.G & W.R. Silcock.  2015.  First state nesting record and status review of Glossy Ibis.  Nebraska Bird Review 83: 139-149.

Hunt, K.L., L.R. Dinan, M.J. Friedrich, M.B. Brown, J.G. Jorgensen, D.H. Catlin & J.D. Fraser.  2015.  Density dependent double-brooding in Piping Plovers (Charadrius melodus) in the northern Great Plains, USA.  Waterbirds 38: 321-329.

McCarty, J.P., J.G. Jorgensen, J.M. Michaud & L.L. Wolfenbarger.  2015.  Buff-breasted Sandpiper stopover duration in the Rainwater Basin, Nebraska, in relation to the temporal and spatial migration patterns in the Great Plains of North America.  Wader Study 122: 243-254.

​Brown, M.B., L.R. Dinan & J.G. Jorgensen. 2015. 2015 Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover Monitoring, Research, Management, and Outreach Report for the Lower Platte River, Nebraska. Joint report of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and the Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen. J.G. & M.B. Brown.  2015. Evaluating recreationists awareness and attitudes towards Piping Plovers (Charadrius melodus) at Lake McConaughy, Nebraska, USA.  Human Dimensions of Wildlife  20: 367-380.

Jorgensen, J.G., M.B. Brown and L.R. Dinan. 2015. Evaluating birding tourism markets in Nebraska.  Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

2014

Jorgensen, J.G. & M.B. Brown. 2014. Piping Plovers (Charadrius melodus) and dogs: compliance with and attitudes towards a leash law on public beaches at Lake McConaughy, Nebraska, USA. Wader Study Group Bulletin 121: 71-76.

Brown, M.B., L.R. Dinan & J.G. Jorgensen. 2014. 2014 Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover Monitoring, Research, Management, and Outreach Report for the Lower Platte River, Nebraska.  Joint report of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and the Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., L.R. Dinan, M.A. Brogie, W.R. Silcock, J. Rink, C. Klaphake, and G. Steinauer. 2014. Breeding Bird Diversity, Abundance and Density at Indian Cave and Ponca State Parks, Nebraska 2012-2014. Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Dinan, L.R., & J.G. Jorgensen. 2014. Double-crested Cormorant and American White Pelican abundance at Sandhills lakes during fall migration. Nebraska Bird Review 82: 73-80.

​Dinan, L.R., & J.G. Jorgensen. 2014. 2013 Secretive Marshbird Survey of Nebraska’s Eastern Saline Wetlands. Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., & L.R. Dinan. 2014. 2014 Nebraska Bald Eagle nesting report. Nongame Bird Program, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

2013

Brown, M.B., J.G. Jorgensen, & L.R. Dinan. 2013. 2013 Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover Monitoring, Research, Management, and Outreach Report for the Lower Platte River, Nebraska. Joint report of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and the Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., & L.R. Dinan. 2013. 2013 Nebraska Bald Eagle nesting report. Nongame Bird Program, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

2012

Jorgensen, J.G. 2012. Birds of the Rainwater Basin, Nebraska.  Nongame Bird Program at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Jorgensen, J.G., M.B. Brown & A.J. Tyre. 2012. Channel width and Least Tern and Piping Plover nesting incidence on the lower Platte River, Nebraska. Great Plains Research 22: 59-67.

Gregory, C.J., S.J. Dinsmore, L.A. Powell & J.G. Jorgensen. 2012. Estimating the abundance of Long-billed Curlews in Nebraska. Journal of Field Ornithology 83: 122-129.

Brown, M.B., J.G. Jorgensen & L.R. Dinan. 2012. 2012 Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover Monitoring, Research, Management, and Outreach Report for the Lower Platte River, Nebraska. Joint report of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and the Nongame Bird Program of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., & L.R. Dinan. 2012. 2012 Nebraska Bald Eagle nesting report. Nongame Bird Program, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., L.R. Dinan & T.J. Walker. 2012. Snowy Owl invasion of 2011-2o12. Nebraska Bird Review 80: 72-76.

Dinan, L.R., J.G. Jorgensen & M.B. Brown. 2012. Interior Least Tern powerline collision on the lower Platte River. Prairie Naturalist 44: 109-110.

2011

Gregory, C. J., Dinsmore, S. J., Powell, L. A., & Jorgensen, J. G. 2011. Nest survival of Long-billed Curlew in Nebraska. Wader Study Group Bulletin 118: 109-113.

Jorgensen, J.G., L. Yager & L.R. Dinan. 2011. 2011 Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) statewide nesting survey. Nebraska Bird Review 79: 112-114.

Brown, M.B., J.G. Jorgensen & L.R. Dinan. 2011. 2011 Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover Monitoring, Research, Management, and Outreach Report For the Lower Platte River, Nebraska. Joint report of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and the Nongame Bird Program at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

2010

Bomberger Brown, M. & J.G. Jorgensen. 2010. Observation of Piping Plovers (Charadrius melodus) color banded in Nebraska re-sighted on the United States Gulf Coast. Nebraska Bird Review 78: 30-34.

Brown, M.B., & J.G. Jorgensen. 2010. 2010 Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover Monitoring, Research, Management, and Outreach Report For the Lower Platte River, Nebraska. Joint report of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and the Nongame Bird Program at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Jorgensen, J.G., S.K. Wilson, J.J. Dinan, S.E. Rehme, S.E. Stecker & M.J. Panella. 2012.  A review of modern Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) nesting records and breeding status in Nebraska. Nebraska Bird Review 78: 121-126.

Bomberger Brown, M. M.E. Burbach, J. Dinan, R.J. Held, R.J. Johnson, J.G. Jorgensen, J. Lackey, J.F. Marcus, G.S. Matkin & C.M. Thody. 2010.  Nebraska’s Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership–a model for sustainable conservation of threatened and endangered species.  Wader Study Group Bulletin 118: 22-25.

2009

McCarty, J. P., J.G. Jorgensen & L.L. Wolfenbarger. 2009. Behavior of Buff-breasted sandpipers (Tryngites subruficollis) during migratory stopover in agricultural fields. PLos one 4. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008000.

Brown, M.B., & J.G. Jorgensen. 2009. 2009 Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover Monitoring, Research, Management, and Outreach Report For the Lower Platte River, Nebraska. Joint report of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and the Nongame Bird Program at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lincoln, NE.

Jorgensen, J.G., M.J. Panella, W.R. Silcock & K.J. Stoner. 2009. The Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus) reaches Nebraska. Nebraska Bird Review 77: 155-159.

Jorgensen, J.G., J.P. McCarty & L.L. Wolfenbarger. 2009. Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) breeding abundance and habitat use in the Eastern Rainwater Basin, Nebraska. Wader Study Group Bulletin 116: 65-68.