Margaret Brittingham

Professor of Wildlife Resources

Margaret Brittingham

Research Summary

Avian ecology; avian response to oil and gas exploration and development; effects of habitat fragmentation on bird populations; managing wildlife on private land

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Publication Tags

Shale Gas Habitat Shale Fragmentation Gases Songbird Soil Infrastructure Songbirds Birds Bird Gas Breeding Land Pipelines Calcium Energy Acid Rain Community Response Public Private Land Habitats Loss Reproductive Success Well

Most Recent Papers

Threshold responses of songbirds to forest loss and fragmentation across the Marcellus-Utica shale gas region of central Appalachia, USA

Laura S. Farwell, Petra B. Wood, Randy Dettmers, Margaret C. Brittingham, 2020, Landscape Ecology on p. 1353-1370

2020-21 Penn State Tree Fruit Production Guide

R Crassweller, K Peter, G Krawczyk, J Schupp, T Ford, Margaret Brittingham, L LaBorde, J Harper, K Kephart, R Pifer, K Kelley, L He, P Heinemann, D Biddinger, M Lopez de Murphy, R Marini, T Baugher, D Weber, L Kime, 2020,

Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) feeds Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) nestlings

Danielle P. Williams, Margaret C. Brittingham, Julian Avery, 2019, Wilson Journal of Ornithology on p. 633-637

Habitat of Breeding Blackpoll Warblers at a Persistent Extralimital Breeding Site in Pennsylvania

Eric J. Zawatski, Douglas A. Gross, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, 2019, Northeastern Naturalist on p. 31-42

Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) feeds Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) nestlings: Support for location-based decision rule

Danielle P. Williams, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, Julian Avery, 2019, Wilson Journal of Ornithology on p. 633

Stewardship responsibility of Pennsylvania public and private lands for songbird conservation

Glenn E. Stauffer, David Andrew Miller, Andrew M. Wilson, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, Daniel W. Brauning, 2017, Biological Conservation on p. 185-193

Linear infrastructure drives habitat conversion and forest fragmentation associated with Marcellus shale gas development in a forested landscape

Lillie A. Langlois, Patrick Joseph Drohan, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, 2017, Journal of Environmental Management on p. 167-176

Bird community response to Marcellus shale gas development

Ethan P. Barton, Sarah E. Pabian, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, 2016, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 1301-1313

Pennsylvania's Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program benefits ring-necked pheasants but not enough to reverse declines

Sarah E. Pabian, Andrew M. Wilson, Scott R. Klinger, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, 2015, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 641-646

Research from around the state

Margaret Brittingham-Brant, 2015, Pennsylvania Forests on p. 23-27

Most-Cited Papers

Early trends in landcover change and forest fragmentation due to shale-gas development in Pennsylvania

Patrick Joseph Drohan, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, J. Bishop, K. Yoder, 2012, Environmental Management on p. 1061-1075

Ecological risks of shale oil and gas development to wildlife, aquatic resources and their habitats

Margaret C. Brittingham, Kelly O. Maloney, Aïda M. Farag, David D. Harper, Zachary H. Bowen, 2014, Environmental Science & Technology on p. 11034-11047

Topographic and soil constraints to shale-gas development in the northcentral appalachians

P. J. Drohan, M. Brittingham, 2012, Soil Science Society of America Journal on p. 1696-1706

Conventional oil and gas development alters forest songbird communities

Emily H. Thomas, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, Scott H. Stoleson, 2014, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 293-306

Linear infrastructure drives habitat conversion and forest fragmentation associated with Marcellus shale gas development in a forested landscape

Lillie A. Langlois, Patrick Joseph Drohan, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, 2017, Journal of Environmental Management on p. 167-176

Rapid Communications

Sarah E. Pabian, Margaret C. Brittingham, 2011, Auk on p. 441-447

Effects of liming on forage availability and nutrient content in a forest impacted by acid rain

Sarah E. Pabian, Nathan M. Ermer, Walter M. Tzilkowski, Margaret C. Brittingham, 2012, PLoS One

Perspectives from the field

Patrick J. Drohan, James C. Finley, Paul Roth, Thomas M. Schuler, Susan L. Stout, Margaret C. Brittingham, Nels C. Johnson, 2012, Environmental Practice on p. 394-399

Bird community response to Marcellus shale gas development

Ethan P. Barton, Sarah E. Pabian, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, 2016, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 1301-1313

Site fidelity and lifetime territorial consistency of ovenbirds (Seiurus Aurocapilla) in a contiguous forest

Michael J. Bernard, Laurie J. Goodrich, Walter M. Tzilkowski, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, 2011, Auk on p. 633-642