Publications

Selected Publications

  1. La, V. T. (2016). Estimation of avian species richness: biases in morning surveys and efficient sampling from acoustic recordings. Ecosphere. 7(4). pdf
  2. Lenske, A. K. & La, V. T. (2014) White-throated sparrows alter songs differentially in response to chorusing anurans and other background noise. Behavioural Processes. 105: 28-35. pdf
  3. La, V. T. (2012) Diurnal and nocturnal birds vocalize at night: a review. Condor. 114(2): 245-257. pdf
  4. La, V. T. & S. J. Cooke. (2011) Advancing the science and practice of fish kill investigations. Reviews in Fisheries Science. 19(1): 21-33. pdf
  5. La, V. (2007) In Between the Lines- A Closer Look at the Global Warming Issue. Authors of Tomorrow. Langley: Elder and Leemaur Publishers. British Columbia, Canada

Selected Conference Presentations

* Indicates presenting author

  1. La, V. T.* and T. D. Nudds. (2012). Forest-Coop Wetlands and Waterbirds Project. FESC Science Day. Thunder Bay. Oral Presentation.
  2. La, V. T.* and T. D. Nudds. (2011). Forest-Coop Wetlands and Waterbirds Project. FESC Science Day. Sault St. Marie. Oral Presentation.
  3. Zolderdo, A.*, La, V. T., and Nudds, T. D. (2011). What Influences Frog & Toad Occupancy in Algonquin Park? Algonquin Research Day. Algonquin Park. Poster Presentation.
  4. La, V. T.* and Nudds, T. D.. (2011). Finding effective ways to monitor waterbirds in timber-harvested wetlands. Algonquin Research Day. Algonquin Park. Poster Presentation.
  5. La, V. T.* (2010) Diurnal and nocturnal birds vocalize at night. Animal Behaviour Society 47th Annual Meeting. College of William and Mary. Oral Presentation.
  6. La, V. T.* and Mennill, D.J. (2009) The vocal behaviour of Common Loons: variation with time of day and weather conditions. 127th Stated Meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union. University of Pennsylvania. Oral presentation.
  7. La, V. T.* and Mennill, D.J. (2009) Common Loons (Gavia immer) vary their vocal behaviour with the time of day and weather conditions. Ontario Ecology and Ethology Colloquium. Queen’s University. Oral presentation.
  8. La, V. T.*, Runtz, M. and Waltho, N. (2008) To nest or not to nest? What influences American Robin (Turdus migratorius) nest-site selection? Carleton Undergraduate Research Day. Carleton University. Poster presentation.
  9. La, V. T.* (2007) The causes of freshwater and estuarine fish kills and their implications for management. Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Government of Ontario. Poster presentation.