Holly B Ernest, PhD; DVM

Professor Emeritus

  • 1231 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
20002020

Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Research Output

  • 1231 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
  • 69 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Letter
2020

Bighorn Sheep Genetic Structure in Wyoming Reflects Geography and Management

Love Stowell, S. M., Gagne, R. B., McWhirter, D., Edwards, W. & Ernest, H. B., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Wildlife Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carnivore population structure across an urbanization gradient: a regional genetic analysis of bobcats in southern California

Smith, J. G., Jennings, M. K., Boydston, E. E., Crooks, K. R., Ernest, H. B., Riley, S. P. D., Serieys, L. E. K., Sleater-Squires, S. & Lewison, R. L., Mar 1 2020, In : Landscape Ecology. 35, 3, p. 659-674 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Population genomic diversity and structure at the discontinuous southern range of the Great Gray Owl in North America

Mendelsohn, B., Bedrosian, B., Love Stowell, S. M., Gagne, R. B., LaCava, M. E. F., Godwin, B. L., Hull, J. M. & Ernest, H. B., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Conservation Genetics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Analysis of insecticide exposure in California hummingbirds using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry

Graves, E. E., Jelks, K. A., Foley, J. E., Filigenzi, M. S., Poppenga, R. H., Ernest, H. B., Melnicoe, R. & Tell, L. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Conserving ecological roles of top predators in isolated mountains

Benson, J. F., Mahoney, P. J., Vickers, T. W., Sikich, J. A., Beier, P., Riley, S. P. D., Ernest, H. B. & Boyce, W. M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Ecological Applications. e02029.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Extinction vortex dynamics of top predators isolated by urbanization

Benson, J. F., Mahoney, P. J., Vickers, T. W., Sikich, J. A., Beier, P., Riley, S. P. D., Ernest, H. B. & Boyce, W. M., Apr 1 2019, In : Ecological Applications. 29, 3, e01868.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

GENETIC DIVERSITY OF YELLOW-BILLED MAGPIES ( PICA NUTALLI) BEFORE AND AFTER A WEST NILE VIRUS EPIDEMIC

Vazquez, A., Gustafson, K. D., Harmeling, B. & Ernest, H. B., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of wildlife diseases. 55, 2, p. 316-324 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic outcomes of translocation of bighorn sheep in Arizona

Gille, D. A., Buchalski, M. R., Conrad, D., Rubin, E. S., Munig, A., Wakeling, B. F., Epps, C. W., Creech, T. G., Crowhurst, R., Holton, B., Monello, R., Boyce, W. M., Penedo, C. & Ernest, H. B., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Wildlife Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Serum chemistry of wild, free-ranging mountain lions (Puma concolor) in the eastern Sierra Nevada, California, USA

Bleich, V. C., Pierce, B. M., Villepique, J. T. & Ernest, H. B., Jan 1 2019, In : California Fish and Game. 105, 2, p. 72-86 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urbanization impacts apex predator gene flow but not genetic diversity across an urban-rural divide

Trumbo, D. R., Salerno, P. E., Logan, K. A., Alldredge, M. W., Gagne, R. B., Kozakiewicz, C. P., Kraberger, S., Fountain-Jones, N. M., Craft, M. E., Carver, S., Ernest, H. B., Crooks, K. R., VandeWoude, S. & Funk, W. C., Nov 1 2019, In : Molecular Ecology. 28, 22, p. 4926-4940 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Are all data types and connectivity models created equal? Validating common connectivity approaches with dispersal data

Zeller, K. A., Jennings, M. K., Vickers, T. W., Ernest, H. B., Cushman, S. A. & Boyce, W. M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Diversity and Distributions.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Founder events, isolation, and inbreeding: Intercontinental genetic structure of the domestic ferret

Gustafson, K. D., Hawkins, M., Drazenovich, T. L., Church, R., Brown, S. A. & Ernest, H. B., Jun 1 2018, In : Evolutionary Applications. 11, 5, p. 694-704 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Genetic source–sink dynamics among naturally structured and anthropogenically fragmented puma populations

Gustafson, K. D., Gagne, R. B., Vickers, T. W., Riley, S. P. D., Wilmers, C. C., Bleich, V. C., Pierce, B. M., Kenyon, M., Drazenovich, T. L., Sikich, J. A., Boyce, W. M. & Ernest, H. B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Conservation Genetics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Measures of effective population size in sea otters reveal special considerations for wide-ranging species

Gagne, R. B., Tinker, M. T., Gustafson, K. D., Ralls, K., Larson, S., Tarjan, L. M., Miller, M. A. & Ernest, H. B., Dec 1 2018, In : Evolutionary Applications. 11, 10, p. 1779-1790 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Optimal DNA extractions from blood on preservation paper limits conservation genomic but not conservation genetic applications

Love Stowell, S. M., Bentley, E. G., Gagne, R. B., Gustafson, K. D., Rutledge, L. Y. & Ernest, H. B., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal for Nature Conservation. 46, p. 89-96 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Pathogens in space: Advancing understanding of pathogen dynamics and disease ecology through landscape genetics

Kozakiewicz, C. P., Burridge, C. P., Funk, W. C., Vandewoude, S., Craft, M. E., Crooks, K. R., Ernest, H. B., Fountain-Jones, N. M. & Carver, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Evolutionary Applications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2017

Anthropogenic factors predict movement of an invasive species

Tabak, M. A., Piaggio, A. J., Miller, R. S., Sweitzer, R. A. & Ernest, H. B., Jun 1 2017, In : Ecosphere. 8, 6, e01844.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

A single migrant enhances the genetic diversity of an inbred puma population

Gustafson, K. D., Vickers, T. W., Boyce, W. M. & Ernest, H. B., May 24 2017, In : Royal Society Open Science. 4, 5, 170115.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Comparing urban and wildland bear densities with a DNA-based capture-mark-recapture approach

Fusaro, J. L., Conner, M. M., Conover, M. R., Taylor, T. J., Kenyon, M. W., Sherman, J. R. & Ernest, H. B., 2017, In : Human-Wildlife Interactions. 11, 1, p. 50-63 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Detection and prevalence of Haemoproteus archilochus (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) in two species of California hummingbirds

Bradshaw, A. C., Tell, L. A., Ernest, H. B., Bahan, S., Carlson, J. & Sehgal, R. N. M., Jul 1 2017, In : Parasitology Research. 116, 7, p. 1879-1885 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Mitogenomes and relatedness do not predict frequency of tool-use by sea otters

Ralls, K., McInerney, N. R., Gagne, R. B., Ernest, H. B., Tinker, M. T., Fujii, J. & Maldonado, J., Mar 1 2017, In : Biology Letters. 13, 3, 20160880.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Multi-level, multi-scale resource selection functions and resistance surfaces for conservation planning: Pumas as a case study

Zeller, K. A., Vickers, T. W., Ernest, H. B. & Boyce, W. M., Jun 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 6, 0179570.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2016

Genetic sequence data reveals widespread sharing of Leucocytozoon lineages in corvids

Freund, D., Wheeler, S. S., Townsend, A. K., Boyce, W. M., Ernest, H. B., Cicero, C. & Sehgal, R. N. M., Sep 1 2016, In : Parasitology Research. 115, 9, p. 3557-3565 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Interactions between demography, genetics, and landscape connectivity increase extinction probability for a small population of large carnivores in a major metropolitan area

Benson, J. F., Mahoney, P. J., Sikich, J. A., Serieys, L. E. K., Pollinger, J. P., Ernest, H. B. & Riley, S. P. D., Aug 31 2016, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 283, 1837, 20160957.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Molecular sex identification markers for five North American hummingbird species

Hagadorn, K. A., Tell, L. A., Drazenovich, T. L. & Ernest, H. B., Dec 1 2016, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 8, 4, p. 427-430 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Phylogeographic and population genetic structure of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) in North American deserts

Buchalski, M. R., Sacks, B., Gille, D. A., Penedo, C., Ernest, H. B., Morrison, S. A. & Boyce, W. M., Jun 9 2016, In : Journal of Mammalogy. 97, 3, p. 823-838 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2015

Genetic population structure of Peninsular bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni) indicates substantial gene flow across US-Mexico border

Buchalski, M. R., Navarro, A. Y., Boyce, W. M., Winston Vickers, T., Tobler, M. W., Nordstrom, L. A., García, J. A., Gille, D. A., Penedo, C., Ryder, O. A. & Ernest, H. B., Apr 1 2015, In : Biological Conservation. 184, p. 218-228 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Sea Otter Conservation Genetics

Larson, S. E., Ralls, K. & Ernest, H. B., Jan 8 2015, Sea Otter Conservation. Elsevier Inc., p. 97-120 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

Survival and mortality of pumas (Puma concolor) in a fragmented, urbanizing landscape

Vickers, T. W., Sanchez, J. N., Johnson, C. K., Morrison, S. A., Botta, R., Smith, T., Cohen, B. S., Huber, P. R., Ernest, H. B. & Boyce, W. M., Jul 15 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 7, e0131490.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2014

Abundance and distribution of the yellow-billed magpie

Crosbie, S. P., Souza, L. E. & Ernest, H. B., 2014, In : Western Birds. 45, 2, p. 100-111 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

A new subspecies of great gray owl (Strix nebulosa) in the Sierra Nevada of California, U.S.A.

Hull, J. M., Englis, A., Medley, J. R., Jepsen, E. P., Duncan, J. R., Ernest, H. B. & Keane, J. J., 2014, In : Journal of Raptor Research. 48, 1, p. 68-77 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Fractured genetic connectivity threatens a Southern California puma (Puma concolor) population

Ernest, H. B., Vickers, T. W., Morrison, S. A., Buchalski, M. R. & Boyce, W. M., Oct 8 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 10, e107985.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Hummingbird health: Pathogens and disease conditions in the family Trochilidae

Godoy, L. A., Tell, L. A. & Ernest, H. B., Jan 2014, In : Journal of Ornithology. 155, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Individual behaviors dominate the dynamics of an urban mountain lion population isolated by roads

Riley, S. P. D., Serieys, L. E. K., Pollinger, J. P., Sikich, J. A., Dalbeck, L., Wayne, R. K. & Ernest, H. B., Sep 8 2014, In : Current Biology. 24, 17, p. 1989-1994 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
2013

Characterization of avian poxvirus in Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna) in California, USA

Godoy, L. A., Dalbeck, L. S., Tell, L. A., Woods, L., Colwell, R. R., Robinson, B., Wethington, S. M., Moresco, A., Woolcock, P. R. & Ernest, H. B., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 49, 4, p. 978-985 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2012
22 Scopus citations

Differential migration in five species of raptors in central coastal California

Hull, J. M., Pitzer, S., Fish, A. M., Ernest, H. B. & Hull, A. C., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Raptor Research. 46, 1, p. 50-56 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in the domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo)

Ernest, H. B., Drazenovich, T. L., Dalbeck, L. S. & Hawkins, M., Dec 2012, In : International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 13, 12, p. 16592-16597 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2011

Annual survival of house finches in relation to west nile virus

Pellegrini, A. R., Wright, S., Reisen, W., Treiterer, B. & Ernest, H. B., Feb 2011, In : Condor. 113, 1, p. 233-238 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Estimating western scrub-jay density in California by multiple-covariate distance sampling

Crosbie, S. P., Souza, L. E. & Ernest, H. B., Nov 2011, In : Condor. 113, 4, p. 843-852 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Reduced MHC and neutral variation in the Galpagos hawk, an island endemic

Bollmer, J. L., Hull, J. M., Ernest, H. B., Sarasola, J. H. & Parker, P. G., 2011, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 11, 1, 143.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Winter distribution and conservation status of the Sierra Nevada great gray owl

Jepsen, E. P. B., Keane, J. J. & Ernest, H. B., Nov 2011, In : Journal of Wildlife Management. 75, 8, p. 1678-1687 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2010

Molecular genealogy tools for White-tailed deer with chronic wasting disease

Ernest, H. B., Hoar, B. R., Well, J. A. & O'Rourke, K. I., Apr 2010, In : Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research. 74, 2, p. 153-156 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

Population structure and plumage polymorphism: The intraspecific evolutionary relationships of a polymorphic raptor, Buteo jamaicensis harlani

Hull, J. M., Mindell, D. P., Talbot, S. L., Kay, E. H., Hoekstra, H. E. & Ernest, H. B., 2010, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 10, 1, 224.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Range-wide genetic differentiation among North American great gray owls (Strix nebulosa) reveals a distinct lineage restricted to the Sierra Nevada, California

Hull, J. M., Keane, J. J., Savage, W. K., Godwin, S. A., Shafer, J. A., Jepsen, E. P., Gerhardt, R., Stermer, C. & Ernest, H. B., Jul 2010, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 56, 1, p. 212-221 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

West Nile virus antibody surveillance in three Sierra Nevada raptors of conservation concern

Hull, J. M., Keane, J. J., Tell, L. A. & Ernest, H. B., Feb 2010, In : Condor. 112, 1, p. 168-172 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2009

Black bear population genetics in California: Signatures of population structure, competitive release, and historical translocation

Brown, S. K., Hull, J. M., Updike, D. R., Fain, S. R. & Ernest, H. B., Oct 2009, In : Journal of Mammalogy. 90, 5, p. 1066-1074 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Differential migration between discrete populations of juvenile red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis)

Hull, J. M., Ernest, H. B., Harley, J. A., Fish, A. M. & Hull, A. C., 2009, In : Auk. 126, 2, p. 389-396 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations