The Wilson Ornithological Society

Research Grant Recipients
2011

 

Louis Agassiz Fuertes Awards

Irene Liu, Department of Biology, Duke University: "Relationship between genetic diversity and extra-pair mating in populations of a songbird "

Irene Liu
Irene Liu

Juan Pablo Gomez, Department of Biology, University of Florida: "Turnover of bird communities along a tropical precipitation gradient in Colombia"

Hall/Mayfield Award

Arch McCallum, Eugene, Oregon: "The coevolution of repertoire and syntax in Empidonax and allies"

Arch McCallum
Arch McCallum
 

Paul A. Stewart Awards

Carol Brackett, East Carolina University: "Reproductive Ecology and Population Genetics of the King Rail on MacKay Island National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina "

Carol Brackett
Carol Brackett
 

Catherine Dale, Queens University: "Variation in cognition and migratory strategy in a partially migratory passerine"

Catherine Dale
Catherine Dale
 

Ryan Germain, University of British Columbia: "Effects of individual phenotype vs nest site quality on reproductive success in birds"

Ryan Germain
Ryan Germain
 

Raphael Lavoie, Queens University: "Effect of migration patterns on mercury exposure in fish-eating birds"

Raphael Lavoie
Raphael Lavoie
 

Dugan Maynard, University of Windsor: "Male quality and female mate choice in a tropical lekking bird, the long-tailed manakin"

 

Alyssa Stephenson, California State University, Fullerton : "Spatial and temporal foraging patterns of nesting Elegant Terns (Thalasseus elegans) in southern California based on GPS tracking"

 

Matt Wilkins, University of Colorado: "A test of the functional role of barn swallow trill rate and its implications for song evolution and population divergence"

Matt Wilkins
Matt Wilkins
 

Theodore Joseph Zenzal, University of Southern Mississippi: "Habitat and resource use of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds (Archilochus colubris) at a coastal stopover site during Fall migration"

TJ Zenzal
TJ Zenzal
 

 
The Committee received 122 applications for the awards.


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