We are pleased to announce the confirmed scientific and poster presentations for the 100th Anniversary EBBA Meeting. We have a great line-up of presenters that you won’t want to miss!
You can view the full program of events below or download the
2023 EBBA Full Program:
Presenting Saturday, March 25
Neil Gifford, Conservation Director for the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission – Eastern whip-poor-will and ecosystem health in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Dan Mummert, Pennsylvania Game Commission (PCG), Southeast Regional Wildlife Recovery Biologist – The PA Game Commission’s Barn Owl Conservation Initiative: A 17-year review
Charlotte and Ethan Xu, Featherbed Lane Banding Station – The Relationship between Japanese Stiltgrass and Ground-foraging Songbirds
Archer Larned, Maryland Coastal Bays Program – Floating Island Successfully Attracted Common Tern Colony
Mercy Melo, PhD Student, University of Massachusetts Amherst – The continental decline of American kestrels: an investigation of possible drivers and future management strategies
Annie Lindsay, Powdermill Nature Reserve, Carnegie Museum of Natural History – A Bird Observatory for the 21st Century
Robert L. Curry, Villanova University – Using radio frequency identification (RFID) to study behavioral ecology of Carolina and Black-capped chickadees and their hybrids
Scott Stoleson, USDA Forest Service – Are Birds the Dispersal Vectors of Litylenchus crenatae Mccannii, the Nematode Associated with Beech Leaf Disease?
Robert J Smith, Co-Director of Environmental Science and Professor of Biology, The University of Scranton – Understanding avian migration in northeastern Pennsylvania: Insights from 18 years of banding data
Deirdre Robinson, Saltmarsh Sparrow Research Initiative – How banding Saltmarsh Sparrows (Ammospiza caudacuta) promotes inquiry into temperature-related changes in morphometrics over time
Ian Stewart, Delaware Nature Society – Feather mite prevalence in birds banded in south-east Pennsylvania and Delaware
Zoë Warner, PhD, Grassland Bird Consultant, Willistown Conservation Trust – Implementing Sustainable Grassland Bird Recovery through Creative Collaboration
Cailin O’Connor, Kean University – Determining the effects of traumatic brain injury from window strikes on migration in passerines using Motus
Antonio Celis-Murillo, Chief of the USGS National Bird Banding Lab (BBL), Eastern Ecological Science Center – What is new in the Bird Banding Lab? An overview of our accomplishments, direction, and vision
Lauren Ferreri, Manager – Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (Pennsylvania Game Commission) – PA Game Commission American Kestrel Conservation Initiative: Team Work Makes the Dream Work
Phillys Gichuru, Virginia Tech – The Story of 2551-02515: Mapping survival and productivity of songbirds at Rushton Woods Preserve
Johannes Nelson, University of Pennsylvania – Bioacoustics and Machine Learning for Conservation
Bracken M. Brown, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary – New World Vultures and Citizen Scientists: Auxiliary marking engages the public while providing insight to natural history.