Research Grant Recipients
Louis Agassiz Fuertes Award
Sarah L. Burgess, University of
Hawaii at Manoa, for "Identifying the factors that lead to
extinction: A case study on the effects of disease, genetic
population structure, and demography on the endangered O'ahu 'elepaio
(Chasiempis sandwichensis ibidis)."
Kevin M. Pilz, Cornell University,
for "Do conspecific brood parasitizing females allocate high levels
of androgen to eggs to increase offspring competitiveness? A test
with the European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris."
Dan Strickland, Algonquin Provincial Park, for "Does allofeeding occur in the nestling period of
Gray Jays on Anticosti Island in the absence of Red Squirrels?"
Paul A. Stewart Awards
Leonard Santisteban, University of
Florida, for "Multiple-breeding in the Thick-billed Vireo (Vireo
crassirostris): An evaluation of its benefits and costs.".
Rebecca Jo Safran, Cornell
University, for "The role of individual decisions in forming
population-level patterns: female reproductive strategies and
variation in social behavior of Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica."
Emily Beth Cohen, Michigan State
University, for "Survival and habitat use of postfledging
White-throated Robins in a matrix of habitat types."