Scientific Program

This was the confirmed list of presenters for the 2020 meeting that was canceled due to Covid.  We hope that many of these researchers will be able to join us in 2022.  Watch this space for updates.

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?

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