Osprey Solutions, LLC  /  Raptor Research and Management Services
Selected Publications

Buck, J.A., and J.L. Kaiser. 2011. Contaminant concentrations in osprey (Pandion haliaetus) eggs from Portland Harbor and surrounding areas: Data summary report. Prepared for The Portland Harbor Natural Resource Trustee Council by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, Oregon, and Kaiser and Associates Environmental Consulting, LLC, Seattle, Washington. 23pp. http://www.fws.gov/oregonfwo/Contaminants/PortlandHarbor/Documents/Osprey_FinalDataSummaryReport11.pdf

Henny, C.J., R.A. Grove, J.L. Kaiser, B.L. Johnson, C.V. Furl and R.J. Letcher. 2011. Wastewater dilution index partially explains observed polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardant concentrations in osprey eggs from Columbia River Basin, 2008-2009. Ecotoxicology 20(4):682-697. Abstract:  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21340556

Henny, C.J., R.A. Grove, J.L. Kaiser and B.L. Johnson. 2010. North American osprey populations and contaminants - Historic and contemporary perspectives. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health 13:579-603.  http://fresc.usgs.gov/products/papers/2345_Henny.pdf

Johnson, B.L., C.J. Henny, J.L. Kaiser, J.W. Davis and E.P. Schulz. 2009. Assessment of Contaminant Exposure and Effects on Ospreys Nesting along the Lower Duwamish River, Washington, 2006-07. U.S Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1255. 88pp. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1255/pdf/ofr20091255.pdf

Henny, C.J., J.L. Kaiser, R.A. Grove, B.L. Johnson and R.J. Letcher. 2009. Polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants in eggs may reduce reproductive success of ospreys in Oregon and Washington, USA. Ecotoxicology 18:802-813. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19513829

Henny, C.J., J.L. Kaiser, and R.A. Grove. 2009. PCDDs, PCDFs, PCBs, OC pesticides and mercury in fish and osprey eggs from Willamette River, Oregon (1993, 2001, and 2006) with calculated biomagnification factors.  Ecotoxicology 18(2):151-173.  http://fresc.usgs.gov/products/papers/2043_Henny.pdf

Johnson, B.L., J.L. Kaiser, C.J. Henny and R.A. Grove. 2008. Prey of nesting ospreys on the Willamette and Columbia Rivers, Oregon and Washington. Northwest Science 82(3):229-236. http://fresc.usgs.gov/products/papers/1944_Johnson.pdf

Grove, R.A., C.J. Henny, and J.L. Kaiser. 2009. Osprey - Worldwide sentinel species for assessing and monitoring environmental contamination in rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and estuaries. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Part B, 12 (1):25-44.  http://fresc.usgs.gov/products/papers/1919_Grove.pdf

Henny, C.J., R.A. Grove, and J.L. Kaiser. 2008. Osprey distribution, abundance, reproductive success and contaminant burdens along Lower Columbia River, 1997/1998 versus 2004. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 54:525-534.  http://fresc.usgs.gov/products/papers/1268_Henny.pdf

Kaiser, J.L. 2006. Perching, Roosting, and Nesting of Birds on Powerline Structures. (Contributing Author). Pp. 107-133 In: Avian Power Line Interaction Committee (APLIC) 2006. Suggested Practices for Avian Protection on Power Lines: State of the Art in 2006. Edison Electric Institute, APLIC,, and the California Energy Commission. Washington, D.C. and Sacramento, CA.  http://www.aplic.org/uploads/Files/2643/SuggestedPractices2006(LR-2).pdf

Henny, C.J., R.A. Grove, J.L. Kaiser, and V.R. Bentley. 2004. An evaluation of osprey eggs to determine spatial residue patterns and effects of contaminants along the lower Columbia River, U.S.A. Pp. 369-388 In:  Chancellor, R., Meyburg, B., eds., Raptors Worldwide, Budapest, Hungary, WWGBP/MME.  http://fresc.usgs.gov/products/papers/1268_Henny.pdf

Henny, C.J., J.L. Kaiser, R.A. Grove, V.R. Bentley, and J.E. Elliott. 2003. Biomagnification factors (fish to osprey eggs from Willamette River, Oregon, U.S.A.) for PCDDS, PCDFS, PCBS, and OC pesticides. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 84(3):275-315.  http://www.fws.gov/filedownloads/ftp_OFWO/PortlandHarborNRDAdocs/36_ID53827.Henny.etal.2003.pdf

Henny, C.J., J.L. Kaiser, R.A. Grove. 2002. Ospreys in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest (Revised 2005): U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet (FS 153-02). 4pp.  http://fresc.usgs.gov/products/fs/fs-153-02.pdf

Kaiser, J.L. 2001. Nesting Osprey Use of Electric Distribution Poles in the Willamette Valley, Oregon: An Assessment of Nest Management Practices and Electrocution Rates. USGS FRESC, Corvallis, Oregon.

Audet, D.J., J.L. Kaiser, D.J. Hoffman, L. McDonald, and T. McDonald. 1999. Lead exposure of bald eagles and prey items in northern Idaho and eastern Washington. USFWS. Spokane, Washington.

Stalmaster, M.V., and J.L. Kaiser. 1998. Effects of Recreational Activity on Wintering Bald Eagles. Wildlife Monograph No. 137. 46pp.  http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/3830779?uid=3739960&uid=2129&uid=2134&uid=2&uid=70&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=47698887626097

Stalmaster, M.V., and J.L. Kaiser. 1997. Winter Ecology of Bald Eagles in the Nisqually River Drainage, Washington.  Northwest Science 71(3):214-223.  https://research.wsulibs.wsu.edu:8443/jspui/bitstream/2376/1242/1/v71%20p214%20Stalmaster%20and%20Kaiser.PDF

Stalmaster, M.V., and J.L. Kaiser. 1997. Flushing Response of Wintering Bald Eagles to Military Activity. Journal of Wildlife Management 61(4):1307-1313.  http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/3802130?uid=3739960&uid=2129&uid=2&uid=70&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=47698887647077

Henny, C.J., and J.L. Kaiser. 1996. Osprey population increase along the Willamette River, Oregon and the role of utility structures, 1976-93. Pp. 97-108 In:  Bird, D.M., Varland, D.E., Negro, J.J., eds., Raptors in human landscapes: London, England, UK, Academic Press, Ltd.  http://fresc.usgs.gov/products/papers/1147_Henny_Kaiser.pdf

WebLinks:  The USGS Factsheet: "Ospreys in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest" available on the Internet at http:fresc.gov/products/fs/fs-153-02.pdf highlights osprey life history facts, their suitability as indicators of environmental health, migration patterns, and problems associated with their use of artificial structures for nesting and perching. A brief summary on page three of the factsheet summarizes Jim's research accomplishments of a longterm study conducted to improve understanding of issues associated with nesting osprey and powerlines. The findings provide utility managers with information needed to reduce osprey electrocutions and associated power outages. The study contributed to development of a cooperative framework between industry and government regulatory agencies for efficient management of osprey, with the information integrated into a report by the Avian Power Line Interaction Committee, Edison Electric Institute, Washington, D.C.   
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