Research Grant Recipients
Louis Agassiz Fuertes Award
Chris Merkord, University of Missouri, Columbia: "Altitudinal migration in the Andes of southeastern Peru"
Karla Kinstler, Houston, MN: "Vocal Repertoire of the Great Horned Owl."
Paul A. Stewart Awards
Jason Townsend, Cornell University: "The role of sexual segregation in the winter ecology of the Bicknell's Thrush."
Alex Jahn, University of Florida: "Testing proximate hypotheses of bird migration in a forgotten migratory system."
Harry R. Jageman, University of Idaho: "Habitat use and ecology of Northern Pygmy Owls (Glaucidium gnoma)"
Ana Maria Gabela, University of Massachusetts. "Site fidelity and human impact on the Medium Ground Finch (Geospiza fortis) on Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands"
Kristen M. Covino, University of Maine: "The influence of an ecological barrier on directional decisions of nocturnal migrants"
Kathleen Coates, Purdue University: "Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) population dynamics and breeding bird communities at restored and natural marshes"