Publications (Selected)

Bighorn Sheep

MacCallum, B. 2012. Effects of delayed spring greenup on ungulates of the Luscar and Gregg River Mines, Alberta. Bienn. Symp. North. Wild Sheep and Goat Coun. Kamloops BC. 18:71-78.

MacCallum, B. 2006. Summary of health and trace mineral testing of bighorn sheep at the Luscar and Gregg River Mine sites of West-Central Alberta. Bienn. Symp. North.Wild Sheep and Goat Counc. 15:69-88.


Wishart, W., B. MacCallum, and J. Jorgenson. 1998.  Lessons learned from rates of increase in bighorn herds. Proc. 11th Bienn. Symp. North. Wild Sheep and Goat Counc. 11:126-132, Whitefish MT.


MacCallum, N. B., and V. Geist. 1992. Mountain restoration: soil and surface wildlife habitat. GeoJournal 27(1):23-46.

Harlequin Ducks

MacCallum, B., A. Paquet, E. Bradford and S. Boyd. 2018. Geolocators and satellite tracking – insights into Harlequin Duck breeding and migration phenology (Poster). In A Future with Renewable Energy: Implications for Wildlife Conservation. Alberta Chapter of the Wildlife Society Conference and AGM, February 9-11, 2018, Lethbridge, AB, Program, page 11. 

Savoy, L., S. Boyd, B. MacCallum, M. McAdie, L. Bate, C. Hammond, M. Wilson, J. Evenson, S. Patla, C. Smith, J. Tash. 2017. The timing, duration, and pathways of Harlequin Duck migration to Pacific molting and wintering areas in Western North America (Poster). In 6th International Sea Duck Conference, February 6-9, 2017, San Francisco, Ca, Abstracts 10.38, page 138.

MacCallum, B., C. Feder, B. Godsalve, M. Paibomesai, and A. Patterson. 2016. Habitat use by Harlequin Ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) during brood-rearing in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. Canadian Wildlife Management and Biology Vol 5. No 2.


Bond, J. C., S. A. Iverson, N. B. MacCallum, C. S. Smith, H. J. Bruner, and D. Esler. 2009. Variation in breeding season survival of female Harlequin Ducks. Journal of Wildlife Management 73(6):965-972.

Other Publications

MacCallum, B. 2003. Reclamation to wildlife habitat in Alberta’s Foothills. Technical Paper #14

in Price, W., W. Gardner and C. Howell. Proceedings of the 27th annual British Columbia Mine

Reclamation Symposium, Kamloops BC, September 15-18, 2003. The British Columbia Technical

and Research Committee on Reclamation. Bitech Publishers Ltd., Richmond, BC.


MacCallum, B. 1997. Proposed rail and road mitigation for Harlequin Ducks. Pages 24-38 inClevenger, A. and K. Wells (eds) “Roads, Rails and the Environment Workshop II, April 9-10, 1997", Columbia Mountains Institute, Revelstoke BC.


MacCallum, B., and D. Eslinger. 1994. Effects of prescribed burning on ungulate winter range on the Eastern Slope of Alberta. Pages 27-34 in Duncan, T. A., W. A. D. Forster and R. A. Lanoville (compilers) “Managing Fire Dependent Ecosystems: Options and Technologies”, Proc. 1992 Interior West Fire Council Annual Meeting, Yellowknife NWT.