Contributed Oral Session 18: Avian Communities and Populations
Monday, August 8, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 524 C, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Nolet, Bart*,1, 1 Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), Nieuwersluis, Netherlands, Towards predictive carrying capacity models.
8:20 AM: Rompre, Ghislain *,1, Robinson, Douglas2, Angehr, George3, Desrochers, Andre 1, 1 Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada2 Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, U.S.A.3 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama, Environmental correlates of bird species richness in a Neotropical landscape.
8:40 AM: Smith, Barry*,1, Goodinson, Clive2, Martin, Kathy1, 2, 1 Canadian Wildlife Service, Delta, BC, Canada2 Department of Forest Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada, The challenge of statistically identifying species-resource relationships on an uncooperative landscape.
9:00 AM: Brennan, Elisabeth *,1, Smith, Loren1, McIntyre, Nancy2, 1 Dept. of Range, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Lubbock, TX, US2 Department of Biological Sciences, Lubbock, TX, US, Assessing species co-occurrence patterns at multiple temporal scales for wetland birds during migration.
9:20 AM: Belisle, Marc*,1, Fontaine, Marie-Claude1, 1 Departement de biologie, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, Measuring the large-scale, gap-crossing decision rules of Black-capped Chickadees: A translocation experiment.
9:40 AM: , BREAK.
9:50 AM: Miller-Rushing, Abraham*,1, Lloyd-Evans, Trevor2, Primack, Richard1, 1 Boston University, Boston, MA2 Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, Manomet, MA, Changes in bird migration times in eastern North America.
10:10 AM: Pfaff, Jeremy*,1, Zanette, Liana1, MacDougall-Shackleton, Scott1, 1 University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, Song repertoire size and male quality of song sparrows, Melospiza melodia.
10:30 AM: Knudsen, Jon*,1, Huntly, Nancy 1, 1 Idaho State University, Pocatello, Prehistoric village sites support distinct songbird assemblages.
10:50 AM: Matthysen, Erik*,1, Adriaensen, Frank1, Grosbois, Vladimir1, 2, 1 University of Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium2 CNRS - CEFE, Montpellier, France, Landscape structure constrains the dispersal of a mobile songbird: A paradox?
11:10 AM: Tittler, Rebecca*,1, Fahrig, Lenore1, Villard, Marc-Andre2, 1 Geomatics and Landscape Ecology Lab, Ottawa, ON, Canada2 Canada Research Chair in Landscape Conservation, Moncton, NB, Canada, Long-distance dispersal and source-sink dynamics in songbirds.
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