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Festschrift for Keith Arnold, Ph.D (aged 80 and going strong!)


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#1 Ellen Paul

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 10:32 AM

We just published a Festschrift for Keith Arnold, Emeritus Curator of Ornithology at Tx A&M University.  It includes sections on Neotropical birds written by Neotropical Ornithologists.

http://www.hmns.org/...stschrift-1.pdf

 

 

Brooks, DM (Editor). 2017. Half a Century of Ornithology in Texas: the Legacy of Dr. Keith Arnold. Misc. Publ. Houston Mus. Nat. Sci., 7, Houston, TX.

 

 

Foreword ……………………………………………………………………………...………… 3

Daniel M. Brooks

 

The Legacy of Dr. Keith Arnold …………….………………………………...……….……… 5

G. Fred Collins and Daniel M. Brooks

 

TEXAS ORNITHOLOGY

 

Community ecology of ducks wintering along a southeast Texas urban gradient ……….. 16

Janelle Mikulas, Carla Jerro, G. Fred Collins, Lynn Chamberlain and Daniel M. Brooks

 

Swainson’s Hawk (Buteo swainsonii) hunting behavior at an urban population of

Free-tailed Bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) …………………………………………..…….…… 27

Katherine M. Winston, Jeremy R. Winston and Daniel M. Brooks

 

Dispersal of Laughing Gulls (Larus atricilla) from a Texas colony ……………..………… 33

Randy Pinkston, G. Fred Collins, Ted L. Eubanks, Jr. and Keith A. Arnold

 

Ecology, behavior and reproduction of an introduced population of Scaly-breasted

Munias (Lonchura punctulata) in Houston, Texas ………………………………………….. 40

Alyssa R. Conn, Lynn Chamberlain and Daniel M. Brooks

 

Show me the money! ………………………………………………………………………….. 54

Ted L. Eubanks, Jr.

 

NEOTROPICAL ORNITHOLOGY

 

Owl community description in the Napo Basin drainage, Peruvian Amazon …….………. 60

Daniel M. Brooks and Lucio Pando Vasquez

 

Habitat use, sympatry and competition in Carolina (Thryothorus ludovicianus) and

Spot-breasted (Pheugopedius maculipectus) Wrens ………………………………………… 66

Timothy Brush and John S. Brush

 

Ornithogeography of the Tamaulipan Biotic Province and collecting expeditions in

México …………………………………………………………………………………………. 72

Keith A. Arnold, G. Fred Collins, J. Cal Newnam and Robert A Thomas

 

 

 

AVIAN ART

 

A new look at colonial naturalist Mark Catesby …………………………………………… 110

Alan Fedducia

 

Ornate Hawk Eagle (Spizaetus ornatus) graphite drawing ………………………………... 124

Craig Farquhar

 

Rufous-naped Wren (Campylorhynchus rufinucha) watercolor painting ………………… 126

W. Dennis Shepler

 

Study sketches of owls (Strigidae) of North America ……………………………………… 127

Terry Maxwell

 

ENCOMIA

 

Daniel M. Brooks ……………………………………………………………………………… 136

 

Peter Cantle ………………………………………………………………………………….… 138

 

Gary Clark ………………………………………………………………………………...…… 143

 

G. Fred Collins ………………………………………………………………………………… 145

 

Ted L. Eubanks, Jr. ……………………………………………………………………………. 147

 

Nick Garza …………………………………………………………………………………..… 148

 

John P. O’Neill ………………………………………………………………………………... 150

 

Randy Pinkston ……………………………………………………………………………...… 151

 

W. Dennis Shepler …………………………………………………………………………….. 153

 

Patricia Sikes ……………………………………………………………………………..…… 154

 

Yuan-Hsun Sun ……………………………………………………………………………….. 155

 

Meg Byerly Williams………………………………………………………………………….. 158

 

 

 

 

Daniel M. Brooks, Ph.D.
Curator of Vertebrate Zoology

theHoustonMuseumofnaturalscience
5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030-1799

dbrooks@hmns.org (713) 639-4776

Bio: http://www.hmns.org/exhibits/curators

Tx Invasive Bird Project: www.hmns.org/invasivebirds

 

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