Wednesday, August 9, 5:00-6:30 pm
Poster Session 13 - Animal ecology: mammals, birds, amphibians, and reptiles
Exhibit Hall, Ballroom Level, Cook Convention Center
Poster # 2. Ratnayeke, Shyamala*,1, Van Manen, Frank2, 1 Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, Knoxville, TN, USA2 U.S. Geological Survey, Southern Appalachian Field Branch, Knoxville, TN, USA, A comparison of diversity and relative abundance of Carnivora at two sites in Sri Lanka: does the size of protected areas matter.
Poster # 3. Munim, Danielle*,1, Noss, Reed1, Waterman, Jane1, 1 University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, The distribution, abundance, and habitat use of the Big Cypress fox squirrel.
Poster # 4. Ramos, Jorge*,1, Shulman, Myra2, 1 University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX2 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Population sizes, site usage, and behavior of harbor and gray seals in the Isles of Shoals, Gulf of Maine.
Poster # 5. Suazo, Alexis1, DeLong, Angelique1, 1 University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA, Responses of old-field mice (Peromyscus polionotus) to consecutive days of live trapping.
Poster # 6. Floyd, Chris*,1, Van Vuren, Dirk2, Armitage, Ken3, May, Bernie4, 1 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, USA2 University of California at Davis, Davis, CA3 University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas4 University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, Linking genetic structure to dispersal and mating system in a population of yellow-bellied marmots.
Poster # 7. Rex, Katja*,1, Voigt, Christian1, Kelm, Detlev1, Wiesner, Kerstin1, Kunz, Thomas2, 1 Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany2 Boston University, Boston, MA, How many bat species can coexist in Neotropical rainforests? Species richness and structure of phyllostomid bat assemblages.
Poster # 8. Jackson, Erin*,1, Gannon, William1, Racz, Gabor*,1, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Is sound space saturated?
Poster # 9. Sampson, Rachel*,1, McClarin, Camille1, Gannon, William1, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, A spatial and temporal analysis of bat rabies testing and infection.
Poster # 10. Combs, Amy *,1, Pierce, Andrew1, delBarco Trillo, Javier1, Ferkin, Micheal1, 1 University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA, Meadow voles may have the capacity for episodic-like memory.
Poster # 11. Kwon, Hyuk Soo*,1, Choi, Tae Young2, Park, Chong Hwa3, 1 Seoul National University, Seoul, Seoul2 Seoul National University, Seoul, Seoul3 Seoul National University, Seoul, Seoul, Mammal road-kill pattern with land-use types of areas close to roads in Korea.
Poster # 12. Colbeck, Gabriel*,1, 1 Washington State University, Pullman, WA, A test of the acoustic adaptation hypothesis using the black-throated blue warbler, Dendroica caerulescens.
Poster # 13. Cook, William*,1, 1 St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, The Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden: a growing oasis for birds in central Arizona.
Poster # 14. Jankowski, Mark*,1, 2, Wittwer, Daniel1, 1 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI2 National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, WI, Assessing basal adrenal activity in greater sage-grouse by measuring corticosterone metabolites in fecal samples.
Poster # 15. Pearse, Aaron*,1, Kaminski, Richard1, Dinsmore, Stephen1, 2, Reinecke, Kenneth3, 1 Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS2 Iowa State University, Ames, IA3 USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Vicksburg, MS, Environmental factors influencing wintering waterfowl distribution.
Poster # 16. Choi, Tae-young*,1, Park, Chong-wha2, 1 Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea2 Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, Evaluation of road-kill vulnerability of bird species on a rural highway in Korea.
Poster # 17. Harp, Elizabeth*,1, Petranka, James2, 1 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States2 University of North Carolina Asheville, Asheville, NC, United States, Ranavirus in wood frogs (Rana sylvatica): potential sources of transmission within and between ponds.
Poster # 18. Rhoads, Elizabeth*,1, Williams, Patrick1, 1 University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, Development of a landuse model for the conservation biology of mole salamanders (Ambystoma) in the Till Plains of western Ohio.
Poster # 19. Roman, Gretchen*,1, 2, Purrenhage, Jennifer1, Boone, Michelle1, 1 Department of Zoology, Oxford, OH, USA2 Department of Biology, Mayaguez, PR, USA, Effects of size at metamorphosis on locomotor performance in three species of anurans.
Poster # 20. Schnurr, Lynn*,1, Robinson, George1, Ostfeld, Richard2, 1 University at Albany, Albany, NY2 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY, Effects of forest patch size, habitat quality, and surrounding land cover on amphibian and reptile biodiversity in complex landscapes.
Poster # 22. Sierra, Rafael *,1, Burke, Russell 1, 1 Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, USA, Dietary habits of diamondback terrapins of Jamaica Bay, New York.
Poster # 23. Bouchard, Sarah*,1, 1 Otterbein College, Westerville, OH, Non-additive dietary interactions between plant and animal material in juvenile slider turtles, Trachemys scripta.
Poster # 24. Delgado-Acevedo, Johanna*,1, 2, Restrepo, Carla1, 1 University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico2 Texas A & M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas, Morphological variation in two Eleutherodacatylus frogs in response to land-cover and land-use change in the northern karst region of Puerto Rico.
Poster # 26. Newbold, Scott*,1, MacMahon, James1, 1 Utah State University, Logan, UT, Winter livestock grazing in a shrub-steppe ecosystem: indirect effects on desert horned lizards (Phrynosoma platyrhinos) through biotic and abiotic pathways.
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