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Susan M. Haig

Haig, Susan M.

Supv 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, p. online,[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]

Haig, S.M., Miller, M., Bellinger, M.R., Draheim, H.M., Mercer, D.M., Mullins, T.D., 2015, The Conservation Genetics Juggling Act- Integrating Genetics and Ecology, Science and Policy: Evolutionary Applications, v. 9, no. 1, p. 181-195,[Details]

Miller, M.P., Haig, S.M., Mullins, T.D., Ruan, L., Casler, B., Dondua, A., Gates, R.H., Johnson, J.M., Kendall, S.J., Tomkovich, P.S., Tracy, D., Valchuk, O.P., Lanctot, R.B., 2015, Intercontinental genetic structure and gene flow in Dunlin (Calidris alpina), a potential vector of avian influenza: Evolutionary Applications, v. 8, no. 2, p. 149-171,[Details]

Miller, M.P., Mullins, T.D., Haig, S.M., Takano, L.L., Garcia, K., 2015, Genetic structure, diversity, and interisland migration in the endangered Mariana Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus guami): The Condor, v. 117, no. 4, p. 660-669,[Details]


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