Gail S. Fraser

PhD Biopsychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Research Areas: Avian ecology, wildlife management, behavioral ecology

Research Focus

My research interests focus on colonial waterbirds: foraging, management, population dynamics and the application of behavioral ecology to conservation issues.

Representative  Publications:

Duthie, C., L. Timms and G.S. Fraser. 2021. The European fire ant, Myrmica rubra (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in the Credit River watershed. The Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 152:

Damian, M. and G.S. Fraser. 2020. Incorporation of anthropogenic debris into double-crested cormorant nests Toronto, Ontario. Journal of Great Lakes Research 46(6): 1761-1766.

McDonald, K., R. Toninger, A. Chreston, I. Feldmann and G.S. Fraser. 2018.  Living with double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus): A spatial approach for non-lethal management in Toronto, Canada. Waterbirds 41(2): 208-220.

Chin, A., D.C. Tozer, N.G. Walton and G.S. Fraser 2015. Comparing bird-based disturbance gradients and indices of biotic integrity for ranking the health of great lakes coastal wetlands. Ecological Indicators 57:475-485.

Fraser, G.S., J. Russell, G. J. Robertson, R. Bryant and D. Fifield 2013. Prospects for the Manx Shearwater colony on Middle Lawn Island, Newfoundland, Canada. Marine Ornithology 41:137-138.