Project Principalis Publications

Find publications from the Project Principalis team here.

Leese, B.E. and Michaels, M.A. 2020. Historical status of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker in Virginia. The Raven 91.

Michaels, M.A. 2021. [Review of]: Looking for the Ivory-billed Woodpecker in Eastern Cuba. (A.R. Estrada). Journal of Caribbean Ornithology 34:79-80.

Michaels, M.A., Lammertink, M., Hunter, W.C., and Michot, T.C. 2021. Foraging Ivory-billed Woodpeckers in the Singer Tract in Louisiana: Matching James T. Tanner’s field notes with his photographs from 1939. The Migrant 92(2):53-63.

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