Heather R.L. Lerner

* Undergraduate Collaborator

Sorrows, E.* and Lerner, H. R. L. (in prep). A Comparative Analysis of the Ecological Record of Indiana and Illinois from Avian Specimens. Indiana Academy of Sciences

Xenikoudakis, G., Ahmed, M.*, Harris, J.*, Wadleigh, R.*, Paijmans, J., Hartmann, S., Barlow, A., Lerner, H.R. L., Hofreiter, M. (in press) Ancient DNA reveals twenty million years of aquatic life in beavers. Current Biology D-19-03123

Lerner, H. R. L., Christidis L., Gamauf A., Griffiths C., Haring E., Huddleston CJ, Kabra S.*, Kocum A., Krosby M., Kvaloy K., Mindell D., Rasmussen P., Rov N., Wadleigh R.*, Wink M., Gjershaug JO (2017) Phylogeny and new taxonomy of Booted Eagles (Accipitriformes: Aquilinae). Zootaxa 4216:4 [open access]

Lerner, H. R. L. (2011) Phylogeny and Taxonomy of Bonelli’s Eagle. In: Bonelli’s Eagle (ed. Hernandez VJ). SEO/BirdLife, Madrid

Lerner, H. R. L., Meyer, M., Hofreiter, M., James, H. F., Fleischer, R. C. (2011) Multilocus resolution of phylogeny and timescale in the extant adaptive radiation of Hawaiian honeycreepers.  Current Biology (cover, F1000 recommended)

Lerner, H. R. L. (2011) Eagle watchers: observing and conserving raptors around the world (Invited Book Review). The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 123:2

Lerner, H. R. L. and Fleischer, R. C. (2010) Prospects for next-generation sequencing in avian studies (invited reviewed commentary).  Auk 127(1):4-15 [open access version]

Gjershaug, J. O., Lerner, H. R. L., and Diserud, O. H. (2009) Taxonomy and Distribution of the Pygmy Eagle Aquila (Hieraaetus) weiskeii.  Zootaxa 2326: 24-38 [pdf]

Lerner, H. R. L., Johnson, J. A., Lindsay, A. R., Kiff, L. and Mindell, D. P. (2009) Mitochondrial genetic diversity and differentiation among Harpy eagles (Harpia harpyja). PLoS ONE 4(10): e7336. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007336 [open access version]

Lerner, H. R. L. (2009) Raptor Research and Management Techniques (Invited Book Review). The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121 (1): 216-225. [open access version]

Lerner, H. R. L., Klaver, M.* and Mindell, D. P. (2008) Molecular phylogenetics of the buteonine birds of prey (Aves: Accipitridae). Auk 125: 304-315 [pdf]

Johnson JA, Lerner H. R. L., Rasmussen PC, Mindell, DP (2006) Systematics within Gyps vultures: a clade at risk. BMC Evolutionary Biology 6:65 [open access version]

Lerner, H. R. L. and Mindell, D. P. (2005) Phylogeny of eagles, Old World vultures and other Accipitridae based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 37 (2): 327-346 [pdf]

Bunce, M., Szulkin, M., Lerner, H. R. L., Barnes, I., Shapiro, B., Cooper, A. and Holdaway, R.N. (2005) The evolutionary history of New Zealand's extinct giant eagle revealed by ancient DNA.  PLoS Biol 3(1):e9 [open access version]