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  1. Applications are now being accepted for the Wilson Ornithological Society Research Grants. The application instructions are attached. Please note that we are using Google Forms and in order to upload your proposal, you must have or create a Google account (sorry). Grant applications are normally due February 1 but we are providing an extension for 2020 ONLY to February 15. Descriptions of the various grants can be found here: https://wilsonsociety.org/awards/research-grants/ If you have any questions, please e-mail Meg Hatch: mih10@psu.edu Application Instructions 2020_final.docx
  2. Great friend and colleague and a huge contributor to the work of the Wilson Ornithological Society. She will be greatly missed. đŸ˜„
  3. The Wilson Ornithological Society is pleased to announce the 2019 Research Grant Recipients. Please see the attached file for photos and brief summaries of their research projects. Congratulations! Louis Agassiz Fuertes Grants Elsa Chen, Virginia Commonwealth University (Advisor: Lesley Bulluck). “Understanding the tradeoffs of female aggression in high- and low-density breeding sites for a migratory songbird”. Sheela Turbek, University of Colorado, Boulder (Advisor: Rebecca Safran). “Explaining mismatches between genetic and phenotypic divergence in a rapid radiation of finch-like birds”. Wilson Ornithological Society Research Grants Glaucia Del-Rio, Louisiana State University (Advisor: Robb T. Brumfield). “Genomic architecture of an amazonian hybrid zone”. Katie Schroeder, University of Massachusetts (Advisor: Jeffrey Podos). “A timeline and mechanism for species-specific song discrimination in nestling passerines”. Christine Gurley, University of North Texas Denton (Advisor: Jeff Johnson). “Testing the female-mimicry hypothesis in Painted Buntings (Passerina ciris)”. Jennifer Linscott, University of South Carolina (Advisor: Nathan Senner). “Fleeting stopovers in a long-distance migratory strategy”. Paul A. Stewart Grants Elizabeth Ames, The Ohio State University (Advisor: Chris Tonra). “Carryover effects between breeding and winter habitat in a Neotropical migrant that is non-territorial on the wintering grounds”. John Muller, University of Oklahoma (Advisor: Jeremy Ross). “Winter occupancy, abundance and movement of Chestnut-collared Longspurs in Oklahoma”. Luke Wilde, University of South Carolina (Advisor: Nathan R. Senner). “Investigating the community effects of spatio-temporal distribution on the predator-prey dynamics in the sub-Arctic nesting-grounds”. Kiah Williams, Tulane University (Advisor: Caz Taylor). “The effects of parental investment and territory establishment on chick survival in Wilson's Plovers”. George A. Hall/Harold F. Mayfield Kristina Cockle, CONICET. “Tracking Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) movements from wintering grounds in Argentina”. There were 88 applications for 2019. 2019 Wilson Research Grant Recipients.pdf
  4. The Wilson Ornithological Society is accepting applications for a variety of research grants. The due date is Friday, February 1, 2019 by 11:59pm Eastern Time Zone. More information including how to apply can be found here: http://wos.salvereginablogs.com/ Applicants must be current WOS members. Any area of ornithological research is eligible, but please check the criteria for each grant carefully. Applicants may apply for more than one grant and may be from any country. Any questions should be directed to Dr. Meg Hatch (mih10@psu.edu)
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