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Peer-reviewed publications

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In press

[43] Larson, R., Sander, H., Fidino, M., Hayes Hursh, S., Magle, S., Moore, K., Salsbury, C., Stankowich, T., Tombs, K., Barczak, L., Davidge, A., Drake, D., Hartley, L., Reed Sanchez, P., Robey, A., Snyder, T., Will, D., Williamson, J., and Zellmer, A. (in press). City-specific responses to local land cover alter spatial overlap among tree squirrels in the united states. Urban Ecosystems.

[42] Wierzal, N. K., Keeley, L., Fidino, M., and Cronin, K. A. (in press). Can you dig it? the impact of a movable substrate ’dig pit’ on naked mole rat (Heterocephalus glaber) behavior and welfare. Zoo Biology.

[41] Palomo-Munoz, G., Fidino, M., Werdel, T., Piper, C., Gallo, T., Peek, M., Ricketts, A., and Ahlers, A. (in press). Mesopredators have differing influences on prey habitat use and diel activity in a multipredator landscape. Ecosphere.


[40] Estien, C. O., Fidino, M., Wilkinson, C. E., Morello-Frosch, R., and Schell, C. J. (2024). Historical redlining is associated with disparities in wildlife biodiversity in four California cities. PNAS. Link

[39] Herrera, D. J., Fidino, M., Luther, D., Mullinax, J. M., and Gallo, T. (2024). Historical park planning is associated with modern-day patterns of bird diversity in cities. Landscape and Urban Planning. PDF

[38] Fidino, M., Sander, H., Lewis, J., Lehrer, E. W., Rivera, K., Murray, M. H., Adams, H. C., Kase, A., Flores, A., Stankowich, T., Schell, C. J., Salsbury, C. M., Rohnke, A. T., Jordan, M. J., Green, A. M., Gramza, A. R., Zellmer, A. J., Williamson, J., Surasinghe, T. D., Storm, H., Sparks, K. L., Ryan, T. J., Remine, K., Pendergast, M. E., Mullen, K., Minier, D. E., Middaugh, C. R., Mertl, A. L., McClung, M. R., Long, R. A., Larson, R. N., Kohl, M. T., Harris, L. R., Hall, C. T., Haight, J. D., Drake, D., Davidge, A. M., Cheek, A. O., Bloch, C. P., Biro, E. G., Anthonysamy, W. J., Angstmann, J. L., Allen, M. L., Adalsteinsson, S. A., Short-Gianotta, A., LaMontagne, J. M., Gelmi-Candusso, T. A., and Magle, S. (2024). Gentrification drives patterns of alpha and beta diversity in cities. PNAS. PDF

[37] Rivera, K., Fidino, M., Lehrer, E. W., Torsey, H. R., Allen, S., Touille, L., and Magle, S. (2024). Optimizing community science contributions in ecology: a case study on Zooniverse’s Chicago Wildlife Watch. Biological Conservation. PDF

[36] Gerber, B., Devarajan, K., Farris, Z. J., and Fidino, M. (2024). A model-based hypothesis framework to define and estimate the diel niche via the ’Diel.Niche’ R package. Journal of Animal Ecology. PDF


[35] Haight, J. D., Hall, S. J., Fidino, M., Adalsteinsson, S. A., Anthonysamy, W. J. B., Biro, E., Collins, M. K., Dugelby, B., Gallo, T., Green, A. M., Hartley, L., Jordan, M. J., Kay, C. A. M., W., L. E., Long, R. A., MacDougall, B., Magle, S. B., Minier, D. E., Mowry, C., Murray, M., Nininger, K., Pendergast, M. E., Remine, K. R., Ryan, T., Salsbury, C., Schell, C. J., Sekercioglu, C. H., Shier, C. J., Simon, K. C., St. Clair, C. C., Stankowich, T., Stevenson, C. J., Wayne, L., Williamson, J., Wilson, L., Zellmer, A. J., and Lewis, J. S. (2023). Urbanization, climate, and species traits shape mammal communities from local to continental scales. Nature Ecology and Evolution. PDF

[34] Bates, J. M., Fidino, M., Nowak-Boyd, L., Strausberger, B. M., Schmidt, K. A., and Whelan, C. J. (2022). Climate change affects bird nesting phenology: comparing contemporary field and historical museum nesting records. Journal of Animal Ecology. PDF

[33] Cervantes, A. M., Schooley, R., Lehrer, E. W., Gallo, T., Allen, M. L., Fidino, M., and Magle, S. B. (2023). Carnivore coexistence in Chicago: niche partitioning of coyotes and red foxes. Urban Ecosystems. Link

[32] Hursh, S. H., Bauder, J. M., Fidino, M., and Drake, D. (2023). An urban cast of characters: Landscape use and cover influencing mammal occupancy in an american midwestern city. Landscape and Urban Planning.PDF

[31] Murray, M. H., Buckley, J., Lehrer, E. W., Kay, C., Fidino, M., Magle, S. B., and German, D. (2023). Public perception of urban wildlife during a covid-19 stay-at-home quarantine order in Chicago. Urban Ecosystems. Link


[30] Fidino, M., Lehrer, E. W., Kay, C. A. M., Yarmey, N., Murray, M. H., Fake, K., Adams, H. C., and Magle, S. B. (2022). Integrated species distribution models reveal spatiotemporal patterns of human-wildlife conflict. Ecological Applications. PDF

[29] Rivera, K., Fidino, M., Farris, Z. J., Magle, S. B., Murphy, A., and Gerber, B. D. (2022). Rethinking habitat occupancy modeling and the role of diel activity in an anthropogenic world. American Naturalist. Link

[28] Leinwand, J. G., Fidino, M., Ross, S. R., and Hopper, L. M. (2022). Familiarity mediates apes’ attentional biases towards human faces. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Link

[27] Gallo, T., Fidino, M., Gerber, B., Ahlers, A. A., Angstmann, J. L., Amaya, M., Concilio, A. L., Drake, D., Gray, D., Lehrer, E. W., Murray, M. H., Ryan, T. J., Cassady St. Clair, C., Salsbury, C. M., Sander, H. A., Stankowich, T., Williamson, J., Belaire, J. A., Simon, K., and Magle, S. B. (2022). Mammals adjust diel activity across gradients of urbanization. eLife. Link

[26] Fidino, M., Limbrick, K., Bender, J., Gallo, T., and Magle, S. B. (2021). Strolling through a century: recreating historical bird surveys to explore 100 years of change in an urban bird community. American Naturalist. PDF


[25] Kay, C. A. M., Rohnke, A. T., Sander, H. A., Stankowich, T., Fidino, M., Murray, M. H., Lewis, J. S., Taves, I., Lehrer, E. W., Zellmer, A. J., Schell, C. J., and Magle, S. B. (2021). Barriers to building wildlife-inclusive cities: Insights from a joint summit of urban ecologists, urban planners, and landscape designers. People and Nature. Link

[24] Magle*, S., Fidino*, M., Sander, H., Rohnke, A. T., Larson, K. L., Gallo, T., Kay, C. A. M., Lehrer, E. W., Murray, M. H., Adalsteinsson, S. A., Ahlers, A. A., Anthonysamy, W. J. B., Gramza, A. R., Green, A. M., Jordan, M. J., Lewis, J., Long, R. A., MacDougall, B., Pendergast, M. E., Remine, K., Simon, K. C., Cassady St. Clair, C., Shier, C. J., Stankowich, T., , Stevenson, C. J., Zellmer, A. J., and Schell, C. J. (2021). Wealth and urbanization shape medium and large terrestrial mammal communities. Global Change Biology, 27(21):5446-5459. PDF

[23] Murray*, M. H., Fidino*, M., Lehrer, E. W., Simonis, J. L., and Magle, S. B. (2021). An multi-state occupancy model to non-invasively monitor visible signs of wildlife health with camera traps that accounts for image quality. Journal of Animal Ecology, 90(8):1973-1984. PDF

[22] Fidino, M., Gallo, T., Lehrer, E. W., Murray, M. H., Kay, C., Sander, H. A., MacDougall, B., Salsbury, C. M., Ryan, T. J., Angstmann, J. L., Belaire, J. A., Dugelby, B., Schell, C., Stankowich, T., Amaya, M., Drake, D., Hursh, S. H., Ahlers, A. A., Williamson, J., Hartley, L. M., Zellmer, A. J., Simon, K., and Magle, S. B. (2021). Landscape-scale differences among cities alter common species’ responses to urbanization. Ecological Applications, 31(2):e02253. PDF

[21] Lehrer, E. W., Gallo, T., Fidino, M., Kilgour, R. J., Wolff, P., and Magle, S. B. (2021). Urban bat occupancy is highly influenced by noise and the location of water: considerations for nature-based urban planning. Landscape and Urban Planning, 210:104063. PDF

[20] Magle, S. B., Kay, C., Fake, K., Fidino, M., Murray, M. H., Buckley, J., and Lehrer, E. W. (2021). Why do animals live in cities? Frontiers for Young Minds, 9:566272. Link


[19] Fidino, M., Barnas, G. R., Lehrer, E. W., Murray, M., and Magle, S. B. (2020). The influence of lure on detecting mammals with camera traps. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 44(3):543–552. PDF

[18] Murray, M. H., Fidino, M., Fyffe, R., Byers, K. A., Pettengill, J. B., Sondgeroth, K. S., Magle, S. B., Rios, M. J., Ortinau, N., and Santymire, R. M. (2020). City sanitation and socioeconomics predict rat zoonotic infection across diverse neighbourhoods. Zoonoses and Public Health, 67(6):673–683. PDF

[17] Zellmer, A. J., Wood, E., Surasinghe, T., Putman, B. J., Pauly, G., Magle, S. B., Lewis, J., Kay, C., and Fidino, M. (2020). What can we learn from wildlife sightings during the covid-19 global shutdown? Ecosphere, 11(8):e03215. Link


[16] Fidino, M., Simonis, J. L., and Magle, S. B. (2019). A multi-state dynamic occupancy model to estimate local colonization-extinction rates and patterns of co-occurrence between two or more interacting species. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 10(2):233–244. PDF

[15] Gallo*, T., Fidino*, M., Lehrer, E. W., and Magle, S. B. (2019). Urbanization alters predator avoidance behaviors. Journal of Animal Ecology, 88(5):793–803. PDF

[14] Hopper, L. M., Egelkamp, C. L., Fidino, M., and Ross, S. R. (2019). An assessment of touchscreens for testing primate food preferences and valuations. Behavior Research Methods, 51(2):639–650. PDF

[13] Magle, S. B., Fidino, M., Lehrer, E. W., Gallo, T., Mulligan, M. P., Rios, M. J., Ahlers, A. A., Angstmann, J., Belaire, A., Dugelby, B., Gramza, A., Hartley, L., MacDougall, B., Ryan, T., Salsbury, C., Sander, H., Schell, C., Simon, K., and Drake, D. (2019). Advancing urban wildlife research through a multi-city collaboration. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 17(4):232–239. Link

[12] Voorhies, K. J., Nail, K. R., Szymanski, J., and Fidino, M. (2019). Projecting future impacts from threats and conservation on the probability of extinction for north american migratory monarch (Danaus plexippus) populations. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7:384. Link


[11] Fidino, M., Herr, S. W., and Magle, S. B. (2018). Assessing online opinions of wildlife through social media. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 23(5):482–490. PDF

[10] Gallo, T. and Fidino, M. (2018). Biodiversity: Making wildlife welcome in urban areas. eLife, 7:e41348. Link

[9] Gallo, T., Lehrer, E. W., Fidino, M., Kilgour, R. J., Wolff, P. J., and Magle, S. B. (2018). Need for multiscale planning for conservation of urban bats. Conservation Biology, 32(3):638–647. PDF

[8] Magle, S. B. and Fidino, M. (2018). Long-term declines of a highly interactive urban species. Biodiversity and Conservation, 27(14):3693–3706. PDF

[7] Murray, M. H., Fyffe, R., Fidino, M., Byers, K. A., Rios, M. J., Mulligan, M. P., and Magle, S. B. (2018). Public complaints reflect rat relative abundance across diverse urban neighborhoods. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6:189. Link

[6] Saiyed, S. T., Liubicich, R. C., Fidino, M., and Ross, S. R. (2018). Stillbirth rates across three ape species in accredited american zoos. American journal of primatology, page e22870. PDF


[5] Fidino, M. and Magle, S. B. (2017). Using fourier series to estimate periodic patterns in dynamic occupancy models. Ecosphere, 8(9). Link

[4] Gallo, T., Fidino, M., Lehrer, E. W., and Magle, S. B. (2017). Mammal diversity and metacommunity dynamics in urban green spaces: implications for urban wildlife conservation. Ecological Applications, 27(8):2330–2341. PDF


[3] Bender, J., Fidino, M., Limbrick, K., and Magle, S. (2016). Assessing nest success of black-capped chickadees (poecile atricapillus) in an urban landscape using artificial cavities. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 128(2):425–429. PDF

[2] Fidino, M., Lehrer, E. W., and Magle, S. B. (2016). Habitat dynamics of the virginia opossum in a highly urban landscape. The American Midland Naturalist, 175(2):155–167. PDF

[1] Magle, S., Lehrer, E., and Fidino, M. (2016). Urban mesopredator distribution: examining the relative effects of landscape and socioeconomic factors. Animal Conservation, 19(2):163–175. PDF

Book chapters

[2] Magle, S. B., Fidino, M., Lehrer, E., Magle, T., and Aronson, M. F. J. (2023). Multicity ecological networks for addressing urban biodiversity conservation. In Urban Biodiversity and Equity, pages 132–144. Oxford University Press. PDF

[1] Fidino, M. and Magle, S. B. (2017). Trends in long-term urban bird research. In Ecology and Conservation of Birds in Urban Environments, pages 161–184. Springer. PDF

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