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Thomas J Benson

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Contact Information

1816 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820

Principal Research Scientist, Wildlife Ecology

Additional Campus Affiliations

Principal Research Scientist, Wildlife Ecology, Illinois Natural History Survey
Coordinator, Critical Trends Assessment Program (CTAP), Illinois Natural History Survey
Research Associate Professor, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

Recent Publications

Johnson, C. A., & Benson, T. J. (2024). Dynamic, multi-scale analyses indicate site- and landscape-level forest cover drive Yellow-billed and Black-billed Cuckoo interannual turnover. Ecology and Evolution, 14(2), Article e10938. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.10938

Jones, T. M., Chiavacci, S. J., Benson, T. J., & Ward, M. P. (2024). Nesting and post-fledging predation risk influence diel patterns of songbird fledging. Ibis, 166(2), 411-423. https://doi.org/10.1111/ibi.13119

Bauder, J. M., Stodola, K. W., Benson, T. J., Miller, C. A., & Allen, M. L. (2023). Modeling eighteen years of community science data reveals extensive recolonization of bobcats in Illinois, USA. Landscape Ecology, 38(2), 597-611. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-022-01567-w

Di Giovanni, A. J., Miller, M. J., Jones, T. M., Benson, T. J., & Ward, M. P. (2023). Hatching failure is greater in altricial bird species with cavity nests and large clutches. Ornithology, 140(1), Article ukac048. https://doi.org/10.1093/ornithology/ukac048

Dunn, P. O., Ahmed, I., Armstrong, E., Barlow, N., Barnard, M. A., Bélisle, M., Benson, T. J., Berzins, L. L., Boynton, C. K., Brown, T. A., Cady, M., Cameron, K., Chen, X., Clark, R. G., Clotfelter, E. D., Cromwell, K., Dawson, R. D., Denton, E., Forbes, A., ... Whittingham, L. A. (2023). Extensive regional variation in the phenology of insects and their response to temperature across North America. Ecology, 104(5), Article e4036. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.4036

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