Boughton, E.H. and Boughton, R.K. (2014) Modification by an invasive ecosystem engineer shifts a wet prairie to a monotypic stand. Biological Invasions.
Aldredge, R. A., Boughton, R. K., Rensel, M. A., Schoech, S. J., & Bowman, R. (2014) Hatching asynchrony that maintains egg viability also reduces brood reduction in a subtropical bird. Oecologia, 174(1), 77-85.
Cohen, A.A., Bowman, R., Boughton, R.K., Bridge, A., Heiss, R.S., Schoech, S.J. and McGraw, K.J. (2013) Circulating carotenoid levels are negatively associated with previous reproductive success in Florida Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens). Canadian Journal of Zoology 91(2): 64-70, 10.1139/cjz-2012-0243
Rohr, R.J., Boughton R.K., Halstead, N.T., Johnson, S., Martin, L.B., McMahon, T.A. and Raffel, T.R. (2013)Early-life exposure to an herbicide increases disease-induced mortality later in life. Proceedings Royal Society 280: 20131502
Wilcoxen, T.A., E.S. Bridge., R.K. Boughton., T.P. Hahn., and S.J. Schoech. (2013)Physiology of Reproductive Senescence in Florida scrub-jays: Results from a Long-Term Study and GnRH Challenge. General and Comparative Endocrinology 194C: 789-794
Wilcoxen, T.E., R.K. Boughton., G.M. Morgan., and S.J. Schoech (2013) Heritability of immunological characteristics in Florida scrub-jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens) Canadian Journal of Zoology 91: 789-794
Boughton, R.K., Armitage, S. and Joop, G. (2011) Outdoor immunology: methodological considerations for ecologists. Functional Ecology 25, 81-100 (special feature).
Boughton, R.K. and Bowman, R. (2011) State wide assessment of Florida Scrub-Jay on managed areas: A comparison of current populations to populations of the early 1990s. Report to United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Mar 2011.
Heiss, R.S., Cohen, A.A., Bowman, R., Boughton, R.K., Bridge, E., McGraw, K.J. and Schoech, S.J. (2011) Circulating carotenoid concentrations are positively correlated with later clutch initiation in Florida Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens). Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 315: 101-110
McMahon, T., Hastead, N., Johnson, S., Raffel, T.R., Romansic, J.M., Crumrine, P.W., Boughton, R.K., Martin, L.B. and Rohr, J.R (2011) The Fungicide Chlorothalonil Is Nonlinearly Associated with Corticosterone Levels, Immunity, and Mortality in Amphibians. Environmental Health Perspectives 119: 1098-1103
Wilcoxen, T.E., Boughton R.K., Bridge E.S., Rensel M.A., and Schoech, S.J. (2011) Baseline and stress-induced corticosterone among different-aged Florida Scrub-Jays.General and Comparative Endocrinology 173: 461-466
Boughton, R.K. and Bowman, R. (2010) State wide assessment of Florida Scrub-Jay on managed areas: A comparison of current populations to the results of the 1992-93 survey. Report to Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. 10 June.
Morgan, G.M., Boughton, R.K. and Schoech, S.J. (2010) Road effects on food availability and energetic intake in Florida Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens). The Auk 127, 581-589
Rensel, M.A., Boughton, R.K. and Schoech, S.J. (2010) Development of the adrenal stress response in the Florida scrub-jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens). General and Comparative Endocrinology 165 (2):255-261
Wilcoxen, T.E., Bridge,E.S., Boughton, R.K., Rensel, M.A., Reynolds, S.J. and Schoech, S.J (in press) Parental, social and environmental factors associated with hatching failure in Florida Scrub-Jays Aphelocoma coerulescens. Ibis doi: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2010.07078.x
Wilcoxen, T.E., Boughton, R.K. and Schoech, S.J. (2010) Selective pressure on physiological traits throughout an epidemic. Biology Letters 6, 552-554
Wilcoxen, T.E., Boughton, R.K. and Schoech, S.J. (2010) Older can be better: Physiological costs of paternal investment in the Florida scrub-jay. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64, 1527-1535
Schoech, S. J., Rensel, M. A., Bridge, E. S., Boughton, R. K., and Wilcoxen, T. E. (2009) Environment, glucocorticoids, and the timing of reproduction. General and Comparative Endocrinology 163, 201-207
Schoech, S. J., Bridge E. S., Boughton R. K., Reynolds S. J., Atwell J. W. and Bowman, R (2008) Food supplementation: a tool to increase reproductive output? A case study in the Threatened Florida Scrub-Jay. Biological Conservation 141, 162-173.
Boughton, R.K (2007) A test of the resource allocation hypothesis. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Memphis, Memphis, U.S.A.
Schoech, S. J., Bowman, R., Bridge, E. S., Morgan, G. M., Rensel, M. A., Wilcoxen, T. E., and Boughton R.K. (2007) Corticosterone administration does not affect timing of breeding in Florida Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens). Hormones and Behavior 52(2), 191-196
Boughton, R.K and Bowman, R. (2007) Distribution and population patterns of Florida Scrub-Jays in the Lake Wales Ridge Wildlife and Environmental Area: Results of regional surveys conducted July, 2007. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Schoech, S.J., Bowman, R., Bridge, E.S. and Boughton, R.K (2007) Baseline and acute levels of corticosterone in Florida Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens): Effects of food supplementation, suburban habitat, and year. General and Comparative Endocrinology154, 150-160
Boughton, R.K., Bridge, E.S. and Schoech, S.J. (2007) Energetic trade-offs between immunity and reproduction in male Japanese Quail (Coturnix coturnix). Journal of Experimental Biology 307A, 479-487
Bridge, E.S, Boughton, R.K., Aldredge, R.A., Harrison, T, J, E., Bowman, R., and Schoech, S. J. (2007) Measuring egg size using digital photography: testing Hoyt’s method using Florida Scrub-Jay eggs. Journal of Field Ornithology. 78(1), 109-116.
Boughton, R.K., Atwell, J.A., and Schoech, S.J. (2006) An introduced generalist parasite, the sticktight flea (Echidnophaga gallinacea), and its pathology in the threatened Florida Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens). Journal of Parasitology 92(5), 941-948
Boughton, E.A., Quintana-Ascencio, P.F., Menges, E.S., and Boughton, R.K. (2006) Association of ecotones with relative elevation and fire in an upland Florida landscape. Journal of Vegetation Science. 17, 361-368
Schoech, S. J., Reynolds, S.J. and Boughton R.K. (2004) Endocrinology. pp. 128-141, In:Ecology and Evolution of Cooperative Breeding in Birds, W. D. Koenig and J. Dickenson (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Great Britain.