Registered to supervise postgraduate research

20152019
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Research interests

I am an ecologist interested in the application of quantitative methods to understand how animals interact with their environment, and how this influences individual behaviour, success, and population abundance. 

Under this umbrella, I am interested in the application of movement and demographic models to understand movement behaviour of animals at individual and population scales, and at local to broad spatial scales. I use automated radio-telemetry as a tool to track the movements of small birds. Understanding where animals move throughout the annual life cycle is a first step towards determining where and how populations might be limited. 

I am also interested in the application of quantitative methods to improve our understanding of temporal and spatial variation in population abundance, including whether violation of sampling and statistical assumptions bias population estimates. The goal of this research is to ensure species conservation assessments are evidence based, appropriate, and scientifically defensible.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Western Ontario

1 Sep 200930 May 2015

Master, University of Guelph

1 Sep 200130 May 2004

Bachelor, University of New Brunswick

1 Sep 199630 May 2000

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Ontario Agriculture & Biology
bird Earth & Environmental Sciences
radiotelemetry Earth & Environmental Sciences
raptor Earth & Environmental Sciences
birds of prey Agriculture & Biology
Buteo jamaicensis Agriculture & Biology
Danaus plexippus Agriculture & Biology
duration Agriculture & Biology

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Research Output 2015 2019

Phenology of the avian spring migratory passage in Europe and North America: Asymmetric advancement in time and increase in duration

Lehikoinen, A., Lindén, A., Karlsson, M., Andersson, A., Crewe, T. L., Dunn, E. H., Gregory, G., Karlsson, L., Kristiansen, V., Mackenzie, S., Newman, S., Røer, J. E., Sharpe, C., Sokolov, L. V., Steinholtz, Å., Stervander, M., Tirri, I. S. & Tjørnløv, R. S., 1 Jun 2019, In : Ecological Indicators. 101, June, p. 985-991 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

phenology
duration
temperature
climate change
birds

Combining migration and wintering counts to enhance understanding of population change in a generalist raptor species, the North American Red-tailed Hawk

Paprocki, N., Oleyar, D., Brandes, D., Goodrich, L., Crewe, T. & Hoffman, S. W., 8 Feb 2017, In : Condor. 119, 1, p. 98-107 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Buteo jamaicensis
raptor
birds of prey
generalist
migratory behavior

The motus wildlife tracking system: A collaborative research network to enhance the understanding of wildlife movement

Taylor, P. D., Crewe, T. L., Lepage, D., Aubry, Y., Crysler, Z., Finney, G., Francis, C. M., Guglielmo, C. G., Hamilton, D. J., Holberton, R. L., Loring, P. H., Mitchell, G. W., Norris, D. R., Paquet, J., Ronconi, R. A., Smetzer, J. R., Welch, L. J. & Woodworth, B. K., 2017, In : Avian Conservation and Ecology. 12, 1, 11 p., 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
radiotelemetry
bat
insect
bird
positioning system

Quantifying regional variation in population trends using migrating counts

Crewe, T. L., Taylor, P. D., Lepage, D., Smith, A. C. & Francis, C. M., Feb 2016, In : Journal of Wildlife Management. 80, 2, p. 245-255 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Akaike information criterion
monitoring
time series analysis
time series
population trend

Temporal aggregation of migration counts can improve accuracy and precision of trends

Crewe, T. L., Taylor, P. D. & Lepage, D., 1 Jan 2016, In : Avian Conservation and Ecology. 11, 2, 19 p., 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Falco peregrinus
inflation
Circus
Buteo
hawks