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John M. Eadie:


Full Professor, D. G. Raveling Professor of Waterfowl Biology, Chair

Avian Conservation & Ecology Lab

Office: 1079 Academic Surge
Phone: 530-754-0145 (Chair) 530-754-9204 (Faculty)
Fax: 530-752-4154

Research Interest:

Avian ecology; waterfowl; management & conservation; population ecology; animal behavior; conservation genetics; wetland ecology and conservation.

Academic History:

Ph.D. (1989) University of British Columbia

Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Toronto (1988-1995)

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, UC Davis (1995-present)

Selected Publications:

Eadie, J. M., C. S. Elphick, K. Reinecke, and M. R. Miller. 2007. Wildlife Values of North American Ricelands. In Conservation in Ricelands of North America: Current State of Our Knowledge and a Course for Future Research and Education. S. W. Manley, M. Petrie and B. J. Batt, eds. Institute for Waterfowl and Wetlands Research, Ducks Unlimited. Memphis, TN (In press).

McEachern, M. B., J. M. Eadie, and D, H. Van Vuren. 2007. Local genetic structure and patterns of relatedness in woodrats: Implications for sociality in a solitary species. Behavioral Ecology 61: 1459-1469.

Ackerman, J.T., J. M. Eadie, and T. G. Moore. 2006. Life history predicts risk-taking behavior of dabbling ducks: an experiment using hunter predation and a novel attractant. Condor 108: 530-546.

Ackerman, J.T, J. M. Eadie, M. L. Szymanski, J. H. Caswell, M. P Vrtiska, A. H. Raedeke, J. M. Checkett, A. D. Afton, T. G. Moore, F. D. Caswell, D. D. Humburg and J. Yee. 2006. Effectiveness of spinning-wing decoys varies among dabbling duck species and locations. Journal of Wildlife Management 70: 799-804.

Caro, T., J. Eadie and A. Sih. 2005. Should we use substitute species in conservation biology? Conservation Biology 19: 1821-1826.

Caro, T. M. and J. M. Eadie. 2005. Animal behavior and conservation. In The behavior of animals: mechanism, function and evolution. J.J. Bolhuis and L.-A. Giraldeau, editors. Blackwell Publishers Ltd. Oxford, UK. Pp 367-392.

Naylor, L.W., J. M. Eadie and W. D. Smith. 2005. A simple, efficient method for predicting seed yield in moist-soil habitats. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33: 1335-1341.

Lyon, B. E. and J. M. Eadie. 2004. An obligate brood parasite trapped in the intraspecifc arms race of its hosts. Nature 432:390-393.

Newbold, S. and J. M. Eadie. 2004. Using species-habitat models to target conservation: a case study with breeding mallards. Ecological Applications 14: 1384-1393.

Ackerman, J. T., J. M. Eadie, D. Loughman, G. S. Yarris and M. R. McLandress. 2003. Cues for investment: nest desertion in response to partial clutch depredation in dabbling ducks. Animal Behavior 66: 871-883.

Ackerman, J. T. and J. M. Eadie. 2003. Parental investment decisions in mallards: a clutch manipulation experiment. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 54: 264-273

Lyon, B. E., W. M. Hochachka and J. M. Eadie. 2002. Host-parasite cooperation: modeling and testing the trade-offs between extra-pair paternity and conspecific brood parasitism. Evolution 56: 1253-1266

Lyon, B. E. and J. M. Eadie. 2000. Family matters: kin selection and the evolution of conspecific brood parasitism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 97: 12942-12944.

Bird, J. A., Pettygrove, G. S. and J. M. Eadie. 2000. The effects of waterfowl foraging on rice straw decomposition: mutual benefits for waterfowl and growers. Journal of Applied Ecology 37:728-741.