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Susan M. Haig

Haig, Susan M.

Supervisory Research Wildlife Biologist (ST)

Office: 541-750-0981
Fax: 541-758-8806
3200 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331


Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Institution, 1987-89.
Ph.D. (1987) Biology, University of North Dakota
B.S. (1979) Biology, Northland College


Conservation genetics, avian behavioral ecology, population connectivity, endangered species policy.

Research Interests

Processes affecting persistence/extinction of small populations, conservation genetics, behavioral ecology of shorebirds, wetland ecology, mating systems, dispersal patterns and population connectivity throughout the annual cycle.

Personal Interests

Canoeing, birdwatching, badminton, Irish music

Research Team

Migratory Connectivity - Team Page


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D’Urban Jackson, J., dos Remedios, N., Maher, K., Zefania, S., Haig, S.M., Oyler-McCance, S.J., Blomqvist, D., Burke, T., Bruford, M.W., Székely, T., Küpper, C., 2017, Polygamy slows down population divergence in shorebirds: Evolution, v. 71, no. 5, p. 1313-1326,[Details]

Miller, M.P., Haig, S.M., Ballou, J.D., Steel, E.A., 2017, Estimating inbreeding rates in natural populations- addressing the problem of incomplete pedigrees: Journal of Heredity, v. 108, no. 5, p. 574-582,[Details]

Miller, M.P., Mullins, T.D., Forsman, E.D., Haig, S.M., 2017, Genetic differentiation and inferred dynamics of a hybrid zone between Northern Spotted Owls (Strix occidentalis caurina) and California Spotted Owls (S. o. occidentalis) In Northern California: Ecology and Evolution, v. 7, no. 17, p. 6871-6883,[Details]

Miller, M.P., Davis, R.J., Mullins, T.D., Haig, S.M., Forsman, E.D., 2017, Microsatellite markers, habitat quality, and sample location data for Northern Spotted Owls (Strix occidentalis caurina): U.S. Geological Survey Data Release,[Details]

D'Elia, J.D., Haig, S.M., Mullins, T.D., Miller, M., 2016, Ancient DNA reveals substantial genetic diversity in the California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus) prior to a population bottleneck: The Condor, v. 118, no. 4, p. 703-714,[Details]

Gratto-Trevor, C., Haig, S.M., Miller, M.P., Mullins, T.D., Maddock, S., Roche, E., Moore, P., 2016, Breeding sites and winter site fidelity of Piping Plovers wintering in The Bahamas, a previously unknown major wintering area: Journal of Field Ornithology, v. 87, no. 1, p. 29-41. [Details]

Haig, S.M., 2016, Response to Smith et al. 18 February 2016: Evolutionary Applications, v. 9, no. 5, p. 638-639,[Details]

Miller, M., Mullins, T.D., Haig, S.M., 2016, Genetic diversity and population structure in the threatened Oregon silverspot butterfly (Speyeria zerene hippolyta)—Implications for future translocations and the establishment of new populations: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1162, p. 23,[Details]

D'Elia, J.D., Haig, S.M., Johnson, M.J., Marcot, B.G., Young, R., 2015, Activity-specific ecological niche models for planning reintroductions of California condors (Gymnogyps californianus): Biological Conservation, v. 184, no. April 2015, p. 90-99,[Details]

Elliott-Smith, E., Bidwell, M., Holland, A., Haig, S.M., 2015, Data from the 2011 International Piping Plover Census: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 992, p. 296,[Details]

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