Holly B Ernest, PhD; DVM

Professor Emeritus

  • 1256 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
20002020

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Research Output

  • 1256 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
  • 70 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Letter

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

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

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

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

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

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

27 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

11 Scopus citations

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

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

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

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

11 Scopus citations

Comparative phylogeography and population genetics within Buteo lineatus reveals evidence of distinct evolutionary lineages

Hull, J. M., Strobel, B. N., Boal, C. W., Hull, A. C., Dykstra, C. R., Irish, A. M., Fish, A. M. & Ernest, H. B., Dec 2008, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 49, 3, p. 988-996 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 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

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

Coyote movements and social structure along a cryptic population genetic subdivision

Sacks, B., Mitchell, B. R., Williams, C. L. & Ernest, H. B., Apr 2005, In : Molecular Ecology. 14, 4, p. 1241-1249 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations
54 Scopus citations

Desert bighorn sheep mortality due to presumptive type C botulism in California

Swift, P. K., Wehausen, J. D., Ernest, H. B., Singer, R. S., Pauli, A. M., Kinde, H., Rocke, T. E. & Bleich, V. C., Jan 2000, In : Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 36, 1, p. 184-189 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 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

Development of 10 microsatellite loci for Yellow-billed Magpies (Pica nuttalli) and corvid ecology and West Nile virus studies

Ernest, H. B., Well, J. A. & Kurushima, J. D., Jan 2008, In : Molecular Ecology Resources. 8, 1, p. 196-198 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Development of 19 microsatellite loci for Swainson's hawks (Buteo swainsoni) and other buteos: Primer note

Hull, J. M., Tufts, D., Topinka, J. R., May, B. & Ernest, H. B., Mar 2007, In : Molecular Ecology Notes. 7, 2, p. 346-349 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Development of 21 microsatellite loci for puma (Puma concolor) ecology and forensics

Kurushima, J. D., Collins, J. A., Well, J. A. & Ernest, H. B., Dec 2006, In : Molecular Ecology Notes. 6, 4, p. 1260-1262 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Development of 37 microsatellite loci for the great gray owl (Strix nebulosa) and other Strix spp. owls

Hull, J. M., Keane, J. J., Tell, L. A. & Ernest, H. B., Oct 2008, In : Conservation Genetics. 9, 5, p. 1357-1361 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
22 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

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

3 Scopus citations

Early impact of west nile virus on the yellow-billed magpie (Pica Nuttalli)

Crosbie, S. P., Koenig, W. D., Reisen, W., Kramer, V. L., Marcus, L., Carney, R., Pandolfino, E., Bollen, G. M., Crosbie, L. R., Bell, D. A. & Ernest, H. B., 2008, In : Auk. 125, 3, p. 542-550 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 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

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

Fecal DNA analysis and risk assessment of mountain lion predation of bighorn sheep

Ernest, H. B., Rubin, E. S. & Boyce, W. M., 2002, In : Journal of Wildlife Management. 66, 1, p. 75-85 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 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

2 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

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

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

12 Scopus citations

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

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

Genetic structure of mountain lion (Puma concolor) populations in California

Ernest, H. B., Boyce, W. M., Bleich, V. C., May, B., Stiver, S. J. & Torres, S. G., 2003, In : Conservation Genetics. 4, 3, p. 353-366 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

94 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

14 Scopus citations

Hybridization among buteos: Swainson's Hawks (Buteo swainsoni) x Red-tailed Hawks (Buteo jamaicensis)

Hull, J. M., Savage, W., Smith, J. P., Murphy, N., Cullen, L., Hutchins, A. C. & Ernest, H. B., Dec 2007, In : Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 119, 4, p. 579-584 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 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

40 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

22 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

Landscape characteristics influence morphological and genetic differentiation in a widespread raptor (Buteo jamaicensis)

Hull, J. M., Hull, A. C., Sacks, B., Smith, J. P. & Ernest, H. B., Feb 2008, In : Molecular Ecology. 17, 3, p. 810-824 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2 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

Microsatellite analysis of three subspecies of elk (Cervus elaphus) in California

Meredith, E. P., Rodzen, J. A., Banks, J. D., Schaefer, R., Ernest, H. B., Famula, T. R. & May, B. P., Jun 2007, In : Journal of Mammalogy. 88, 3, p. 801-808 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 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

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

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

4 Scopus citations
166 Scopus citations