The Wilson Ornithological Society

Lynds Jones Prize

The Lynds Jones Prize is awarded for the best poster at the WOS Annual Meeting with a student as the sole presenting author. In most years, awards include a $300 prize.

2016 Jessica Brauch, Colorado State University: "Evaluation of population monitoring strategies for Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) in northwestern Colorado: genetic mark-recapture as an alternative to traditional lek counts?"
2015 Kimberly Kelly, University of Wisconsin - Madison: "A population genetic analysis of hybridization between Black-eared Miners (Manorina melanotis) and Yellow-throated Miners (Manorina flavigula)"
2014 Chenghui Ju, Queens College, City University of New York: "Change of syntactical structure of songs of house finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) across the geographic range"
2013 Jessica Benson, College of William and Mary: "Mercury Exposure Results in Hyperactivity and Decreased Neophobia in Zebra Finches"
2012 Christine Madliger, University of Windsor: "Applying stress hormones to conservation: considering the repeatability of corticosterone levels"
2011 Valerie Steen: "Potential effects of climate change on the distribution of wetland-associated birds in the prairie pothole region, U.S.A."
2010 Jason M. Townsend, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry: "Mercury bioaccumulation in Catharus thrushes along an elevational gradient "
2009 Lauren Smith, Ohio Wesleyan University: "The geography of color in parrots"
2008 Zoltán Németh, University of Southern Mississippi: "Phenotypic organ flexibility around the annual cycle in two Nearctic-Neotropical migratory thrush species"
2007 Jason Hill, University of Connecticutt: "Preliminary analysis of post-fledgling movements of female and fledgling Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrows"
2006 Chris J. Clark, University of California Berkeley: "Are hummingbird dive-noises vocal or non-vocal?"
2005 Beth A. Hahn, The University of Michigan: "Using song playbacks to influence breeding habitat selection by American Redstarts"
2004 Rebecca Heiss, Binghamton University: "Mouth color and tail shape as an indicator of age in American Crows
2003 David A. Liebner, Canisius College: "Estimating stopover duration: comparing minimum stopover to estimates derived from open population models"
2002 Natalie Dubois, "Egg-tossing behavior, mate choice, and parental invcestment in the House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)"

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