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Black Skimmers. T. Lenz 2008

Nesting biology and foraging ecology of seabirds in the South Atlantic Bight

Our research on breeding and foraging ecology of seabirds and shorebirds in the South Atlantic Bight.


Patrick Jodice, USGS South Carolina Cooperative Research Unit / Clemson University

Felicia Sanders, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Graduate student:

Lisa Wickliffe (MS)

Gillian Brooks (MS)

Lisa Ferguson (PhD)


Takahashi F., F.J. Sanders, and P.G.R. Jodice. 2021. Spatial and temporal overlap between foraging shorebirds and spawning horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus) in the Cape Romain-Santee Delta Region of the U.S. Atlantic coast. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology. DOI:10.1676/21-00009

Ferguson, L.M., T.M. Norton, A. Dipl, C. Cray, M. Olivia, and P.G.R. Jodice. 2014. Health assessments of brown pelican nestlings from colonies in South Carolina and Georgia. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 45:835-845DOI 10.1638/2013-0157.1

Brooks, G.L., F.J. Sanders, P.D. Gerard, and P.G.R. Jodice. 2014. Daily survival rates for nests of Black Skimmers from a core breeding area of the Southeastern USA. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126:443-450.

Brooks, G.L., F.J. Sanders, P.D. Gerard, P.G.R. Jodice. 2013. Daily survival rate for nests and chicks of least terns at natural nest sites in South Carolina. Waterbirds 36:1-10.

Jodice, P.G.R., L.C. Wickliffe, E.B. Sachs. 2011. Seabird use of discards from a nearshore shrimp fishery in the South Atlantic Bight, USAMarine Biology 158:2289-2298.

Wickliffe, L.C. and P.G.R. Jodice. 2010. Abundance of nearshore seabirds at shrimp trawlers in South Carolina. Marine Ornithology 38:31-39.

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