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Jim Watson
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Jim Watson

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Wildlife Research Scientist - statewide raptor research in Washington

Washington Department of Fish and Widlife
600 Capitol Way N  
Olympia,  WA  98501-1091  United States
Phone: 360-853-8031 Fax: same
Email: watsojww@dfw.wa.gov


   Research Interests

Raptor ecology in human landscapes, raptor population dynamics, migration ecology of raptors

Species of Interest: 
  • Northern Goshawk
  • Bald Eagle
  • Ferruginous Hawk
  • Rough-legged Hawk
  • Golden Eagle


   Publications

Base, D.L., S. Zender, and J.W. Watson. 2006. Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) build new nest below cliff and provision. Journal of Raptor Research 41:76-77.       pdf

Watson, J.W. 2007. Bald Eagle nesting chronology in western Washington. Washington Birds 9:8-11.

Stinson, D.W., J.W. Watson, and K.R. McAllister. 2007. Washington State status report for the Bald Eagle. Updated edition. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA. 86 + viii pp.       pdf

Watson, J.W. 2005. Responses of nesting Bald Eagles to experimental pedestrian activity. Journal of Raptor Research 38:295-303.

Watson, J.W. 2004. Responses of nesting Bald Eagles to experimental pedestrian activity. Journal of Raptor Research 38:95-303.

Watson, J.W. 2002. Comparative home ranges and food habits of Bald Eagles nesting in four aquatic habitats in western Washington. Northwestern Naturalist 83:101-108.

Watson, J.W., D. Stinson, K.R. McAllister, and T.E. Owens. 2002. Population status of breeding Bald Eagles in Washington at the end of the 20th century. Journal of Raptor Research 36:161-169.

Stinson, D.W., J.W. Watson, and K.R. McAllister. 2001. Washington State status report for the Bald Eagle. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA.       pdf

Watson, J.W., and D.J. Pierce. 2001. Skagit River Bald Eagles: movements, origins and breeding population status. Final report to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA.

Watson, J.W., and D.J. Pierce. 2000. Migration and winter ranges of Ferruginous Hawks from Washington. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA.

Watson, J.W., D.J. Pierce, and B.C. Cunningham. 1999. An active Bald Eagle nest associated with unusually close human activity. Northwestern Naturalist 80:71-74.

Watson, J.W., D.W. Hays, and D.J. Pierce. 1999. Efficacy of Northern Goshawk broadcast surveys in Washington State. Journal of Wildlife Management 63:98-106.

Watson, J.W., and D. J. Pierce. 1998. Bald Eagle ecology in western Washington with an emphasis on the effects of human activity. Final Report. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, Washington, USA.

Watson, J.W., and D.J. Pierce. 1998. Migration, diets, and home ranges of breeding Bald Eagles along Hood Canal and at Indian Island, Washington. Final Report. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA.

Watson, J.W., D.W. Hays, S.P. Finn, and P.M. Martin. 1998. Prey of breeding Northern Goshawks in Washington. Journal of Raptor Research 32:297-305.

Watson, J.W., and D.J. Pierce. 1997. Movements and ranges of nesting Bald Eagles at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island as determined by satellite telemetry. Final Report. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, Washington, USA.

Watson, J.W., and B. Cunningham. 1996. Another occurrence of Bald Eagles rearing a Red-tailed Hawk. Washington Birds 5:53-54.

Watson, J.W., D. Mundy, J.S. Begley, and D.J. Pierce. 1995. Responses of nesting Bald Eagles to the harvest of Geoduck Clams (Panopea abrupta). Final Report. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, Washington, USA.

Garrett, M.G., J.W. Watson, and R.G. Anthony. 1993. Bald Eagle home range and habitat use in the Columbia River estuary. Journal of Wildlife Management 57:19-27.

Watson, J.W. 1993. Responses of nesting Bald Eagles to helicopter surveys. Wildlife Society Bulletin 21:171-178.

Watson, J.W., M. Davison, and L.L. Leschner. 1993. Bald Eagles rear Red-tailed Hawks. Journal of Raptor Research 27:126-127.

Watson, J.W. 1992. Status and distribution of Bald Eagles in Washington. Northwest Science 66:126.

Watson, J.W., M.G. Garrett, and R.G. Anthony. 1991. Foraging ecology of Bald Eagles in the Columbia River Estuary. Journal of Wildlife Management 55:492-499.

Watson, J.W. 1989. Bald Eagle dies from entanglement in fish net. Journal of Raptor Research 23:52-53.

Garrett, M.G., R.G. Anthony, J.W. Watson, and K. McGarigal. 1988. Ecology of Bald Eagles on the Lower Columbia River. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District. Portland, Oregon, USA.

Watson, J.W. 1986. Range use by wintering Rough-legged Hawks in southeastern Idaho. Condor 88:256-258.

Watson, J.W. 1986. Temporal fluctuations of Rough-legged Hawks during carrion abundance. Raptor Research 20:42-43.

Watson, J.W., and R.G. Anthony. 1986. Ecology of Bald Eagles in the Tongue Point Area, Lower Columbia River. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District. Portland, Oregon, USA.

Watson, J.W. 1985. Trapping, marking and radio monitoring Rough-legged Hawks. North American Bird Bander 10:9-10.

Watson, J.W. 1984. Rough-legged Hawk winter ecology in southeastern Idaho. M.Sc. thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.



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