The Wilson Ornithological Society

Research Grant Recipients

Louis Agassiz Fuertes Awards

Graham Frye, Boise State University: "The role of plant chemistry in space-use by avian herbivores: a multi-scale assessment"

Graham Frye
Graham Frye

Kelsey Low, Department of Biology, Villanova University: "Plumage brightness, social dominance, and reproductive success of male Carolina Chickadees (Poecile carolinensis): Implications for hybridization with Black-capped Chickadees (P. atricapillus)?"

Hall/Mayfield Award

Daira Ximena Villagran Chavarro: "Saving the Cundinamarca Antpitta: assessment and conservation of the Cundinamarca Antpitta (Grallaria kaetsneri), Colombia"

Daira Ximena Villagran Chavarro
Daira Ximena Villagran Chavarro

Paul A. Stewart Awards

Michael Akresh, University of Massachusetts, Amherst: "Examining carry-over effects in Prairie Warblers using stable-isotope analysis"


Jacob Armiger, Department of Biology, Villanova University: "The genetic mating system and reproductive skew in Yucatan Wren (Campylorhynchus yucatanicus)"

Jacob Armiger
Jacob Armiger

Annette Fayet, University of Oxford: "Migratory navigation and behaviour of the Atlantic Puffin"

Annette Fayet
Annette Fayet

Kristin Kovach, University of Windsor: "The function of duetting behavior in Thryothorus wrens"


Bethany Krebs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: "Impacts of parasitism on avian immunocompetence, behavior, and movement"


Rachel Eaton, Michigan State University: "Following frugivores: Tracking avian use of and damage to cherry orchards"


Landon Jones, University of Louisiana Lafayette: "Spatial patterns of seed dispersal by two species of toucans in a tropical agricultural landscape"


Kristen Covino, University of Southern Mississippi: "Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis activity in Nearctic-Neotropical songbirds throughout spring migration"


The Committee received 102 applications for the awards.

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