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Recovery Strategy for the Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon platirhinos) in Canada (Proposed)


3. References

Andrews, K.M. and Gibbons, J.W. 2005. Do highways influence snake movement? Behavioral responses to roads and vehicles. Copeia 2005(4): 772-782.

Clayton, G. 2004. Coordinator, Georgian Bay Reptile Awareness Program, Parry Sound. Personal communication with D. Seburn, September 2004.

Cunnington, G. 2002. Eastern Hognose Snake Research Program, Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, 2002 Summary Report. Unpublished report to Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. 15 pages.

Cunnington, G.M. 2004. Graduate student, Trent University. Personal communication with D. Seburn, September 2004.

Cunnington, G. 2004a. Eastern Hognose Snake research program – Provincial species at risk year-end report 2003. Unpublished report to Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. 17 pages.

Cunnington, G. 2004b. Habitat use by Eastern Hog-nosed Snakes (Heterodon platirhinos) in Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, Ontario. Honour's thesis, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario. 30 pages.

Cunnington, G. 2006. Biotic and abiotic variables that alter ground surface temperature and habitat quality for eastern hog-nosed snakes (Heterodon platirhinos). Masters Thesis, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario

Cunnington, G., A. Charbonneau, and J. McLeod. 2005. Assessing the Status of the Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon platirhinos) along the Trent-Severn Waterway. Final report for the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site, Peterborough, Ontario. 22 pages.

Cunnington, G.M. and J.E. Cebek. 2005. Mating and Nesting Behavior of the Eastern Hognose Snake (Heterodon platirhinos) in the Northern Portion of its Range. American Midland Naturalist 154 : 474-478.

Doucette, R. and M. Gurr. 2001. Wasaga Beach Provincial Park Eastern Hognose Snake Research Program – Year-end report 2001 field season. Unpublished report to Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. 20 pages plus appendices.

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Gillingwater, S.D. 2002. A selective herpetofaunal survey inventory and biological research study of Rondeau Park. Unpublished report. 94 pages plus appendices.

Gillingwater, S. 2004. Species at risk biologist, Upper Thames River Conservation Authority. Personal communication with D. Seburn, September 2004.

Gillingwater, S.D. and T.J. Piraino. 2004. Chelonian survey and research study of the Big Creek National Wildlife Area (2003) and selective herpetofaunal survey, inventory and research study of the Long Point National Wildlife Area (1996-1999, 2003). Unpublished report to Big Creek National Wildlife Area. 65 pages plus appendix.

Green, D. 2004. Professor of biology, McGill University. Personal communication with D. Seburn, October 2004.

Hecnar, S.J. 1997. Amphibian pond communities in southwestern Ontario. In Amphibians in Decline: Canadian studies of a global problem, D.M. Green (ed.). Herpetological Conservation 1 :1-15.

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Linke, T. 1994. History of DDT and other contaminants at Point Pelee National Park. Unpublished report for Parks Canada. 10 pp.

McKay, V. 2004. Species at Risk Biologist, Point Pelee National Park. Personal communication with D. Seburn, December 2004.

Michener, M.C. and J.D. Lazell Jr. 1989. Distribution and relative abundance of the hognose snake, Heterodon platirhinos, in eastern New England. Journal of Herpetology 23 :35-40.

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Oldham, M.J. and M.E. Austen. 1998. Heterodon platirhinos: NHIC Element Report. Natural Heritage Information Centre, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Peterborough, Ontario. Updated August 2002 by K. Ramster.

Platt, D.R. 1969. Natural history of the hognose snakes Heterodon platyrhinos and Heterodon nasicus. University of Kansas Publications, Museum of Natural History 18(4) :253-420.

Rouse, J.D. 2004. Species at Risk Biologist, Parry Sound District MNR. Personal communication with D. Seburn, November 2004.

Rouse, J.D. 2006. Spatial ecology of Sistrurus catenatus and Heterodon platirhinos in a rock-barren landscape. Masters thesis, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario.

Russell, R.W. and G.D. Haffner. 1997. Contamination of soil, sediments, and biota with DDT and DDT metabolites at Point Pelee National Park. 119 pp.

Schueler, F.W. 1997. Status report on the eastern Hognose Snake, Heterodon platirhinos, in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.

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Watters, D. 2003. Wasaga Beach 2002 Building Activity Highest Yet.

Young, A.G. and G.M. Clarke (Eds.). 2000. Genetics, Demography and Viability of Fragmented Populations. Conservation Biology 4. Cambridge University Press.

Other relevant references not cited

Kroll, J.C. 1973. Comparative physiological ecology of Eastern and Western Hognose Snakes (Heterodon platyrhinos and H. nasicus). Unpublished PhD thesis, Texas A&M University.

Plummer, M.V. and N.E. Mills. 1996. Observations on trailing and mating behaviors in hognose snakes (Heterodon platirhinos). Journal of Herpetology 30 (1):80-82.

Plummer, M.V. 2000. Ecological aspects of shedding in free-ranging hognose snakes (Heterodon platirhinos). Herpetological Natural History. 9:91-94.

Plummer, M.V. and N.E. Mills. 2000. Spatial ecology and survivorship of resident and translocated hognose snakes (Heterodon platirhinos). Journal of Herpetology 34: 565-575.

Plummer, M.V. 2002. Observations on hibernacula and overwintering ecology of Eastern Hog-nosed snakes (Heterodon platirhinos). Herpetological Review 33:89-90.