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Maggie MacPherson’s poster at SICB 2017
Published: January 11, 2017 by Alex JahnMaggie MacPherson presented a poster on the evolution of migrationof Tyrannus flycatchers at this year’s Meeting of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, January 4-8, 2017, New Orleans, Louisiana,…Continue reading »
Membership Renewal Changes
Published: November 2, 2016 by Matthew ShumarOSNA Renewal Season Changes: As announced in an email from OSNA on October 11, OSNA’s membership database for the Association of Field Ornithologists, Raptor Research Foundation, Wilson Ornithological Society and…Continue reading »
Diego Tuero’s poster at ISBE2016
Published: August 23, 2016 by Alex JahnOur colleague from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Diego Tuero, presented the following poster on sexual selection in Fork-tailed Flycatchers (Tyrannus savana) at the 16th Congress of the International Society…Continue reading »
Poster presentations at NAOC2016
Published: August 20, 2016 by Alex JahnFrom 17 to 20 August 2016, several of us participated in the sixth North American Ornithological Conference (http://naoc2016.cvent.com), held in Washington DC. Three of the posters we presented on various…Continue reading »
AFO Afield August 2016
Published: August 9, 2016 by Jennifer SmithThe most recent issue of the Association of Field Ornithologist’s biannual newsletter, AFO Afield is now available for download. In preparation for our annual meeting which will occur from the…Continue reading »
What is the relationship between climate and flycatcher migration?
Published: May 16, 2016 by Alex JahnHow climate affects the timing of bird migration is a key question in the study of migratory bird ecology. One of our colleagues, Maggie MacPherson, a PhD candidate at Tulane…Continue reading »
Vichada, Colombia 2016
Published: May 6, 2016 by Alex JahnOver the last several weeks, migratory Fork-tailed Flycatchers (Tyrannus s. savana) have been migrating from their breeding grounds in southern and central South America to northern South America, where they…Continue reading »
Flycatcher migration in Tucumán
Published: March 2, 2016 by Alex JahnLast week, one of our collaborators, Emanuel Pérez Bogado, a graduate student in Patricia Capllonch’s lab at the Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina, saw flocks migrating Fork-tailed Flycatchers in northern…Continue reading »
Mato Grosso do Sul 2016
Published: February 29, 2016 by Alex JahnLight-level geolocator data from Fork-tailed Flycatchers (Tyrannus s. savana) breeding in central Brazil indicate that some flycatchers spend a month (late January to mid-February) in southwestern Brazil, before migrating to…Continue reading »
AFO Afield – 2015
Published: February 16, 2016 by Jennifer SmithThe Association of Field Ornithologists (AFO) is pleased to announce that the first issue of our newsletter, AFO Afield, for 2016 is available for download. Since our last issue of…Continue reading »
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