Contributed Oral Session 52: Avian Nesting and Breeding
Tuesday, August 9, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 524 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Melles, Stephanie*,1, Fortin, Marie-Josée1, Csillag, Ferko1, Badzinski, Debbie2, 1 University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada2 Bird Studies Canada, Port Rowan, ON, Differentiate between habitat and social drivers of nest aggregations using point pattern analysis.
8:20 AM: Tirpak, John*,1, Giuliano, William2, Lewis, James1, 1 Louis Calder Center - Biological Field Station, Armonk, NY, USA2 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, Sex and age status affects estimates of Ruffed grouse habitat suitability in the Central and Southern Appalachians.
8:40 AM: Rebstock, Ginger*,1, Boersma, P. Dee1, 1 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, Spatial scales of foraging in breeding Magellanic penguins.
9:00 AM: Hernandez, Daniel*,1, Drake, David1, 1 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Foraging dynamics of migratory waders relative to prey density.
9:20 AM: Bolger, Douglas*,1, Hellmuth, Sara1, Mahar, Emily1, Walters, Eric1, Morrison, Scott2, 1 Environmental Studies Program, Hanover, NH, USA2 The Nature Conservancy, San Diego, CA, USA, Food availability and thermal constraints on nestling provisioning rates in birds.
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9:50 AM: Duncan-Rastogi, Anne*,1, Zanette, Liana1, Clinchy, Michael1, 1 University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, How does food availability affect vulnerability to nest predation?
10:10 AM: Zanette, Liana1, Clinchy, Michael*,1, Smith, James2, 1 University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada2 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Food and predator effects on passerine egg production: results from a bi-factorial experiment.
10:30 AM: Boyle, Alice*,1, 1 University of Arizona, Tucson, Patterns of nest predation risk along a tropical altitudinal gradient.
10:50 AM: Etterson, Matthew*,1, Greenberg, Russ2, 1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Duluth, MN, USA2 Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, Washington, DC, USA, Analyzing covariates in Markov chain nest-survival models.
11:10 AM: Piha, Markus*,1, Andreas, Lindén2, Pakkala, Timo1, Tiainen, Juha3, 1 Finnish Museum of Natural History, Helsinki, Finland2 Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Helsinki, Finland3 Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute, Helsinki, Finland, Linking weather conditions and human induced habitat changes to population dynamics of a farmland passerine bird.
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