Papers and Posters

 PAPERS BEING PRESENTED ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND, 2:00pm to 5:00pm

(Listed in order of presentation.)

2:00pm

Shorebirds and Horseshoe Crabs: Five Years of Monitoring in Jamaica Bay
Debra Kriensky; Co-authors: Susan Elbin, John Rowden
Columbia University, New York City Audubon, Dlk2143@columbia.edu
Full-time student

2:30pm

Loon Conservation and the BP Oil Spill
Michael Ivkov
Trinity School New York City, m.ivkov16@gmail.com
Editor of blog: www.getyourbirdon.blogspot.com
Full-time student

3:00pm

Duration of stop-over in relation to date of arrival in vagrant Western Kingbirds: Is vagrancy mis-oriented migration, long-distance dispersal, or sometimes one and sometimes the other?
Lucinda Zawadski
College of Staten Island
Full-time Student

3:30pm

Migration plasticity as an adaptation to climate change: Winter range expansions in half-hardy Neotropical migrant landbirds in the northeastern United States
Juliette Goulet
College of Staten Island/CUNY Graduate Center
Full-time Student

4:00pm

The Chemistry of Navigation in Birds
Alexander M. Gottdiener
The Browning School,  Alexflicker33@gmail.com
Full-time Student

4:30pm

Interspecific Information Use in Army-ant-following Birds 
Hope Batcheller
Cornell University, hjb58@cornell.edu
Full-time student

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POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Posters will be available for viewing in the Malloy Room Friday, Nov. 1st, 12:30 – 7:30pm and Saturday, Nov. 2nd, 5:30 -6:30pm.  Authors will be available to discuss their work Friday, Nov. 1st, 4:30 – 5:30pm.

The Appalachian Eagle Project in NY State
Tom Salo and Andrew Mason
Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society

The Effect of Climate on the Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Four Irruptive Species
Max Pine, Andrew Farnsworth
Pelham Memorial High School, Information Science Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
max.pine97@gmail.com

Lepidopteran phenology and the potential for climate-change induced phenological mismatches in migratory birds.
Ashley Ozelski
College of Staten Island/CUNY Graduate Center
Full time student

Mercury accumulation in a wetland songbird, the red-winged blackbird, in the New York metropolitan area and its effect on nestling development.
Chad Seewagen (presenting author)
Pace University Dept. of Biology & AKRF Inc., Department of Natural Resources
Allisyn Gillett, Columbia University

Project Safe Flight: Making New York Safe for Migratory Birds
Kaitlyn Parkins (1,2), Susan Elbin (1), Adriana Palmer (1), David Perry(1), Darren Klein(1)
(1) – New York City Audubon
(2) – Fordham University
kparkins@fordham.edu

Red-headed Woodpecker Nest-site Selection and Reproductive Success at the Northern Limit of Its Range
Jacob L. Berl
Division of Forestry and Natural Resources, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506
jberl@mix.wvu.edu
Full time student

Jeffrey S. Bolsinger**
jeffrey.s.bolsinger2.civ@mail.mil
Fort Drum Military Installation, Natural Resources Branch, Fort Drum, New York 13602
Presenting author

John W. Edwards
jedwards@wvu.edu
Division of Forestry and Natural Resources, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506

Three Longterm Data Sets Reveal Range Expansion and the Breakdown of Bermann’s Rule in Red-bellied Woodpeckers (Melanerpes carolinus)
Kathryn J. Schneider (1) and Jeremy J. Kirchman (2)
(1) – Department of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, Hudson Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy, NY 12180,  k.schneider@hvcc.edu
(2) New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, jkirchma@mail.nysed.gov

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