Scientific Program

A partial list of papers and presentations is included below; the full slate will be available soon.  All presentations will revolve around the meeting’s theme: Using Bird Science To Inform Conservation

Confirmed papers include:

Samantha Apgar: Tidal marsh bird behavioral flexibility in response to nest flooding events.

Amanda Bebel: Assessing Post-Breeding Dispersal Movements of Adult and Juvenile Wood Thrushes in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Allison Black: Diet of Great Black-backed and Herring Gulls, Tuckernuck and Muskeget Islands, Massachusetts.

Erin Harrington: Engaging Rhode Island community members in American Woodcock research.

Min Huang:  Use of Banding and Life Cycle Models to inform Continental American Black Duck Conservation.

Aaron Given: Bird Banding on Kiawah Island, South Carolina.

Laura-Marie Koitsch: 50 Years of Raptor Banding at Cape May, New Jersey.

Bob Mulvihill: Using Wing Molt to Age Passerines.

Len Reitsma: Maximizing International Conservation Research at the Local Scale.

Andrew Vitz*, Marja Bakermans, Joshua Driscoll:   Addressing Full Cycle Data Needs for Conservation of the Eastern Whip-poor-Will

*Designates presenting author.

Confirmed posters include:

Sam Parks: Avian response to small group selection harvests at two structurally distinct woodlots in North Central New Hampshire.

Iurii Strus: Banding Black Storks (Ciconia nigra) in Ukraine.

Annie Lindsay: Refueling Performance in Migratory Songbirds at Two Long-term Bird Banding Sites.

Evan Dalton: Can passive netting ground-truth assumptions based on nocturnal flight calls?