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Heller, Erin L., Kerr, Kevin C. R., Dahlan, Nor F., Dove, Carla J. and Walters, Eric L. 2016. Overcoming challenges to morphological and molecular identification of Empidonax flycatchers: a case study with a Dusky Flycatcher. Journal of Field Ornithology, 87(1): 96-103. doi:10.1111/jofo.12132

Dove, Carla J. and Wickler, Stephen 2016. Identification of Bird Species Used to Make a Viking Age Feather Pillow. Arctic, 69(1): 29-36. doi:10.14430/arctic4546

Dove, Carla J. and Coddington, Charles P. J. 2015. Forensic Techniques Identify the First Record of Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) Feeding on a Razorbill (Alca torda). The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 127(3): 503-506. doi:10.1676/14-176.1

Thomas, Daniel B., Nascimbene, Paul C., Dove, Carla J., Grimaldi, David A. and James, Helen F. 2014. Seeking carotenoid pigments in amber-preserved fossil feathers. Scientific Reports, 4 doi:10.1038/srep05226

Pons, J. M., Sonsthagen, S., Dove, Carla J. and Crochet, P. A. 2014. Extensive mitochondrial introgression in North American Great Black-backed Gulls (Larus marinus) from the American Herring Gull (Larus smithsonianus) with little nuclear DNA impact. Heredity, 112(3): 226-239. doi:10.1038/hdy.2013.98

Hubbard, John P. and Dove, Carla J. 2014. A proposed emendation of the Gray Flycatcher's type locality and formal designation of its lectotype. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Southwestern Biology, 11: 1-7.

Whatton, James F., Dove, Carla J. and Greenwood, Robert 2013. Birdstrike in Georgia documents mixed-species flock of nocturnal migrating vertebrates. The Oriole, 78(1-4): 1-5.

Kerr, Kevin C. R. and Dove, Carla J. 2013. Delimiting shades of gray: phylogeography of the Northern Fulmar, Fulmarus glacialis. Ecology and Evolution, 3(7): 1915-1930. doi:10.1002/ece3.597

Dove, Carla J., Dahlan, Nor F. and Drovetski, Sergei V. 2013. MtDNA ND2 sequence identifies Streaked Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris strigata) from birdstrike to US Air Force F-15 at Portland International Airport, Oregon. Conservation Genetics Resources, 5(2) doi:10.1007/s12686-013-9952-2

Sonsthagen, Sarah, Chesser, R. Terry, Bell, Douglas and Dove, Carla J. 2012. Hybridization among Arctic white-headed gulls (Larus spp.) obscures the genetic legacy of the Pleistocene. Ecology and Evolution, 2(6): 1278-1295. doi:10.1002/ece3.240

Dove, Carla J. and Straker, Lorian C. 2012. Comment on "A Diverse Assemblage of Late Cretaceous Dinosaur and Bird Feathers from Canadian Amber". Science, 335(6070): 796 doi:10.1126/science.1216208

Dove, Carla J., Reed, Robert N. and Snow, Ray W. 2012. Consumption of Bird Eggs by Invasive Burmese Pythons in Florida. Reptiles & Amphibians: Conservation and Natural History, 19(1): 64-66.

Dove, Carla J. and Olson, Storrs L. 2011. Fossil Feathers from the Hawaiian Flightless Ibis (Apteribis sp.): Plumage Coloration and Systematics of a Prehistorically Extinct Bird. Journal of Paleontology, 85(5): 892-897. doi:10.1666/10-133.1

Dove, Carla J., Snow, R., Rochford, M. and Mazzotti, F. 2011. Birds consumed by the invasive Burmese Python Python molurus bivittatus in Everglades National Park, Florida, USA. Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 123(1): 126-131. doi:10.1676/10-092.1

Dove, Carla J., Dahlan, Nor Faridah, Heacker, Marcy A. and Whatton, James F. 2010. Using Whatman FTA cards to collect DNA for bird-strike identifications. Human-Wildlife Interactions, 5(2): 218-223.

Dove, Carla J. 2010. Microscopy of Feathers: A Practical Guide for Forensic Feather Identification. Journal of the American Society of Trace Evidence Examiners, 1(1): 15-17.

Dove, Carla J. and Milensky, Christopher M. 2010. Black Vulture Nest in Pendleton County, West Virginia. The Redstart, 77(4): 136-139.

Maderson, Paul F. A., Hillenius, Willem J., Hiller, Uwe and Dove, Carla J. 2009. Towards a comprehensive model of feather regeneration. Journal of Morphology, 270(10): 1166-1208. doi:10.1002/jmor.10747

Dove, Carla J., Dahlan, Nor Faridah and Heacker, Marcy 2009. Forensic bird-strike identification techniques used in an accident investigation at Wiley Post Airport, Oklahoma, 2008. Human-Wildlife Conflicts, 3(2): 179-185.

Peurach, Suzanne, Dove, Carla J. and Stepko, Laura 2009. A decade of U.S. Air Force bat strikes. Human-Wildlife Conflicts, 3(2): 199-207.

Marra, Peter P., Dove, Carla J., Dolbeer, Richard, Dahlan, N. F., Heacker, M., Whatton, J. F., Diggs, N. E., France, Christine A. M. and Henkes, G. A. 2009. Migratory Canada geese cause crash of US Airways Flight 1549. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 7(6): 297-301. doi:10.1890/090066

Marra, Peter P., Dove, Carla J. and Dolbeer, Richard 2009. Birdstrikes: a reply to Swift et al.. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 7(8): 407-408. doi:10.1890/09.WB.026

Dove, Carla J., Rotzel, Nancy C., Heacker, Marcy and Weigt, Lee A. 2008. Using DNA Barcodes to Identify Birds Involved in Birdstrikes. Journal of Wildlife Management, 72(5): 1231-1236. doi:10.2193/2007-272

Dove, Carla J., Clapp, Roger B. and Willis, C. 2008. First Specimen record of Great White Heron In Virginia. Banisteria, 30: 35-36.

Dove, Carla J. and Goodroe, Court 2008. Marbled Godwit collides with aircraft at 3,700 m. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 120(4): 914-915. doi:10.1676/07-189.1

Dove, Carla J. 2007. Birdstrike. International Civil Aviation Organizations, 5: 18-21.

Dove, Carla J. and Agreda, A. 2007. Differences in plumulaceous feather characters of dabbling and diving ducks. The Condor, 109(1): 192-199. doi:10.1650/0010-5422(2007)109[192:DIPFCO]2.0.CO

Dove, Carla J., Arijke, A. M., Wang, X. and Andrews, L. S. 2007. Infrared analysis of contour feathers. The conservation of body heat radiation in birds. Journal of thermal biology, 32(1): 42-46. doi:10.1016/j.jtherbio.2006.07.005

Ishtiaq, F., Gering, E., Rappole, John H., Rahmani, A. R., Jhala, Yadvendradev, Dove, Carla J., Milensky, Christopher M., Olson, Storrs L., Peirce, M. A. and Fleischer, Robert C. 2007. Prevalence and diversity of avian haematozoan parasites in Asia: A regional survey. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 43(3): 382-398.

Kerr, Kevin C., Stoeckle, M. Y., Dove, Carla J., Weigt, Lee A., Francis, C. M. and Hebert, D. N. 2007. Comprehensive DNA barcode coverage of North American birds. Molecular Ecology Notes, 7(4): 535-543. doi:10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01670.x

Maderson, P. F. A., Hillenius, W. J., Hiller, U. and Dove, Carla J. 2007. The developmental significance of a neglected feather component. Journal of Morphology, 268(12): 1101

Fleischer, Robert C., Kirchman, J. J., Dumbacher, John P., Bevier, L., Dove, Carla J., Rotzel, Nancy C., Edwards, S. V., Lammertink, M., Miglia, K. and Moore, W. S. 2006. Mid-Pleistocene divergence of Cuban and North American ivory-billed woodpeckers. Biology Letters, 2(3): 466-469. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2006.0490

Woodman, Neal, Dove, Carla J. and Peurach, Suzanne C. 2005. A curious pellet from a great horned owl (Bubo virginianus). Northeastern Naturalist, 12(2): 127-132.

Dove, Carla J., Hare, P. Gregory and Heacker, Marcy 2005. Identification of Ancient Feather Fragments Found in Melting Alpine Ice Patches in Southern Yukon. Arctic, 58(1): 38-43.

Dove, Carla J., Heacker, Marcy and Adair, B. 2004. In Memoriam: Roxie Collie Laybourne, 1910-2003. The Auk, 121(4): 1282-1285.

Rogers, J. D., Dove, Carla J., Heacker, Marcy and Graves, Gary R. 2002. Identification of Feathers in Textiles from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma. Southeastern Archaeology, 21: 245-251.

Dove, Carla J. and Heacker, Marcy 2002. Egyptian Nightjar (Caprimulgus aegyptius) in North America?. Journal of Field Ornithology, 73(1): 60-61.

Dove, Carla J. and Peurach, Suzanne C. 2002. Microscopic Analysis of Feather and Hair Fragments Associated wiht Human Mummified Remains from Kagamil Island, Alaska. In: To the Aleutians and Beyond - The Anthropology of William S.Laughlin.. Dept. of Ethnography, National Museum of Denmark, pp.51-62.

Dove, Carla J. 2000. Feather Evidence Helps Clarify Locality of Anthropological Artifacts in the Museum of Mankind. Pacific Studies, 21(3): 73-85.

Dove, Carla J. and Banks, Richard C. 1999. A taxonomic study of crested carbcaras (Falconidae). Wilson Bulletin, 111(3): 330-339.

Dove, Carla J. 1999. Feather identification and a new electronic system for reporting US Air Force bird strikes. In: 1999 Bird Strike Committee-USA/Canada, First Joint annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC. Bird Strike Committee-USA/Canada, pp.1-13.

Dove, Carla J. 1999. Where Do All Those Feathers Go?. Flying Safety, 55(4): 16-18.

Dove, Carla J. 1997. Quantification of microscopic feather characters used in the identification of North American plovers. The Condor, 99(1): 47-57.

Dove, Carla J. 1995. Evaluation of an Integrated Pest Management Program, Division of Birds, U.S. National Museum of Natural History. Collection Forum, 11(1): 28-38.

Banks, Richard C. and Dove, Carla J. 1992. The Generic Name for Crested Caracaras (Aves, Falconidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 105(3): 420-425.

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