Julian Avery

Assistant Research Professor

Julian Avery

Research Summary

Conservation biology, invasive species ecology, effects of human disturbance on biodiversity, illegal reptilian wildlife trade, animal coloration and the ecology of visual signals.

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Publication Tags

Color Temperature Plastics Biodiversity Reptiles Pregnancy Canopy Bird Lizards Predation Habitats Habitat Thermal Effects Heat Predation Risk Lizard Immune Response Timber Trade Off Indicator Sexual Conflict Testosterone Plumage Predators Predator

Most Recent Publications

Braulio A. Assis, Julian D. Avery, Ryan L. Earley, Tracy Langkilde, 2022, Frontiers in Endocrinology

K. J. MacLeod, L. Naugle, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, J. D. Avery, 2022, Journal of Zoology

Shannon L. White, Michael S. Eackles, Tyler Wagner, Megan Schall, Geoff Smith, Julian Avery, David C. Kazyak, 2021, BMC Research Notes

Braulio A. Assis, Julian D. Avery, Catherine Tylan, Heather I. Engler, Ryan L. Earley, Tracy Langkilde, 2021, Ecology and Evolution on p. 7647-7659

Julian Avery, Danielle Williams, J Avery, T Gabrielson, M Brittingham-Brant, Margaret Brittingham, 2021, Ornithological Applications on p. 1-11

It's OK to feed wild birds - here are some tips for doing it the right way

Julian Avery, 2020,

You’re not going far from home – and neither are the animals you spy out your window

Julian Avery, 2020,

Mark W. Herr, Julian D. Avery, Tracy Langkilde, Christopher Howey, 2020, Journal of Herpetology on p. 196-205

Teaching with Instagram

Julian Avery, 2020, NACTA Journal (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) on p. 2

B. A. Assis, Benjamin Jarrett, Gabe Koscky, Tracy Lee Langkilde, Julian Avery, 2020, PLoS One

Most-Cited Papers

James J. Gilroy, Julian D. Avery, Julie L. Lockwood, 2017, Conservation Letters on p. 238-247

Cryptic introductions and the interpretation of island biodiversity

Julian D. Avery, Dina M. Fonseca, Pascal Campagne, Julie L. Lockwood, 2013, Molecular Ecology on p. 2313-2324

Evaluating the long-term effectiveness of terrestrial protected areas: a 40-year look at forest bird diversity

Jeffrey A. Brown, Julie L. Lockwood, Julian D. Avery, J. Curtis Burkhalter, Kevin Aagaard, Katherine H. Fenn, 2019, Biodiversity and Conservation on p. 811-826

B. A. Assis, Benjamin Jarrett, Gabe Koscky, Tracy Lee Langkilde, Julian Avery, 2020, PLoS One

Avian use of isolated cottonwood, tamarisk, and residential patches of habitat during migration on the high plains of New Mexico

Gregory S. Keller, Julian D. Avery, 2014, Southwestern Naturalist on p. 263-271

Seabird longline bycatch reduction devices increase target catch while reducing bycatch: A meta-analysis

Julian D. Avery, Kevin Aagaard, J. C. Burkhalter, Orin J. Robinson, 2017, Journal for Nature Conservation on p. 37-45

Mark W. Herr, Julian D. Avery, Tracy Langkilde, Christopher Howey, 2020, Journal of Herpetology on p. 196-205

Julian Avery, Danielle Williams, J Avery, T Gabrielson, M Brittingham-Brant, Margaret Brittingham, 2021, Ornithological Applications on p. 1-11

Contemporary divergence of island bird plumage

Julian D. Avery, Phillip Cassey, Julie L. Lockwood, 2014, Journal of Avian Biology on p. 291-295

Braulio A. Assis, Julian D. Avery, Catherine Tylan, Heather I. Engler, Ryan L. Earley, Tracy Langkilde, 2021, Ecology and Evolution on p. 7647-7659

News Articles Featuring Julian Avery

Pennsylvania is home to 3 types of venomous snakes. Here’s how to spot them.

In summer it’s not uncommon to find a snake or two curled up under your porch or around your woodpile. But there’s no need to call in the cavalry, nearly all of Pennsylvania’s 21 species of snakes are harmless.

Ecology Institute announces grant recipients

The Ecology Institute has awarded 11 proposals from across the University as part of its Flower Grant program, including five projects submitted by faculty at Commonwealth Campuses.

Sunnier but riskier

Conservation efforts that open up the canopy of overgrown habitat for threatened timber rattlesnakes — whose venom is used in anticoagulants and other medical treatments — are beneficial to snakes but could come at a cost, according to a new study by researchers at Penn State and the University of Scranton.

Keeping tabs on neighborhood wildlife may hook you on all the action

Watching wildlife outside your window can boost your mental well-being, and it’s something lots of people have been doing a lot more of lately.

Expert-approved ways to feed all your favorite birds

The cardinals and hummingbirds will appreciate it, as will the hawks and the crows.

Top Tips for Feeding Wild Birds

It’s OK to feed wild birds. Here are some tips for doing it the right way from a wildlife ecologist.

It's OK to feed wild birds – here are some tips for doing it the right way

Millions of Americans enjoy feeding and watching backyard birds. Many people make a point of putting food out in winter, when birds needs extra energy, and spring, when many species build nests and raise young.