Section Editors

Section Board for 'Birds' (20)

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Dr. Jukka Jokimäki
Section Editor-in-Chief
Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, 96101 Rovaniemi, Finland
Interests: urban birds; migratory birds; ecology of birds; urban biodiversity; arctic biodiversity; boreal biodiversity; forest birds; mire birds; water birds; bird monitoring; conservation biology
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Dr. Juan Manuel Peralta-Sánchez
Department of Plant Biology and Ecology, University of Seville, Av. de la Reina Mercedes, 41012 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: Evolutionary biology; Behavioural Ecology; Microbial Ecology; Highthroughput sequencing; Microbiota; Bacterial community; Bacterial cultures
Dr. Schulze Christian
epartment of Botany and Biodiversity Research, Division of Tropical Ecology and Animal Biodiversity, University of Vienna, Austria
Interests: bird conservation; environmental change; distribution; Tropical Biology; tropical ecology; biodiversity research; Ecology and Evolution; biodiversity patterns; Biodiversity; endangered species; Species Diversity; Community Ecology; Conservation; Biodiversity Monitoring; Conservation Biology
Dr. Katarzyna Wojczulanis-Jakubas
Dept of Vertebrate Ecology and Zoology,Faculty of Biology, University of Gdańsk, Wita Stwosza 59, 80-308, Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: birds; behavioral ecology; breeding ecology; animal personality; animal cognition; parental investments; sexual selection; reproductive strategies
Prof. Dr. Ewa. Lukaszewicz
Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy we Wroclawiu, Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: domestic and wild bird reproduction, assessing and cryopreservation of avian semen, application of assisted reproduction, poultry production and management, bird hybridization
Dr. Andrea Romano
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Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Biophore - CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: animal behaviour; biogeography; birds; kin selection; life-history evolution; maternal effects; meta-analyses; parent-offspring conflict; parental care; sex allocation; sexual selection
Dr. Blandine Doligez
CNRS (French Centre for Scientific Research), Departement of Biometry and Evolutionary Biology, Boulevard du 11 novembre 1918 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Interests: avian ecology; behavioural ecology; evolutionary ecology; ecophysiology; cognition ecology; habitat selection; individual decision-making; dispersal; behavioural syndromes; adjustment strategies
Dr. Wolfgang Fiedler
Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior, Am Obstberg 1, 78315 Radolfzell am Bodensee, Germany
Interests: bird migration;bird movements;bird behaviour;animal tracking
Dr. Jorg J. M. Massen
Animal Ecology Group, Department of Biology, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, De Uithof, 3584 CH Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: social relationships; social cognition; cooperation; prosociality; personality; animal emotions; contagious yawning; primates; birds
Prof. Dr. Luciano Bani
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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza 1, 20126 Milano, Italy
Interests: conservation biology (amphibians; birds; butterflies; distribution modeling; dragonflies and damselflies; fish; fragmentation and ecological networks; freshwater ecosystems; invertebrates; landscape genetics; mammals; metapopulation; reptiles; surveys and monitoring; terrestrial ecosystems; vertebrates; wildlife and climate change)
Prof. Dr. Piotr Tryjanowski
Institute of Zoology, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Wojska Polskiego 71 C, 60-625 Poznań, Poland
Interests: behavioural ecology; climate impact on animals; farmland birds; urban ecology
Dr. Yanina Benedetti
Department of Applied Geoinformatics and Spatial Planning, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamýcká 129, CZ-165 00 Prague 6, Czech Republic
Interests: biodiversity conservation; bird community; avian diversity; bird behavior; urban ecology; landscape ecology; ecosystem services; evolutionary ecology; agroecology
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Dr. Lucas M. Leveau
Departamento de Ecología, Genética y Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires–IEGEBA (CONICET–UBA), Ciudad Universitaria, Pab 2, Piso 4, Buenos Aires 1426, Argentina
Interests: bird ecology; bird community; urban ecology; biodiversity conservation
Prof. Dr. Ed Smith
Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Litton-Reaves Hall, 175 W Campus Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States
Interests: avian genomes; bird; single nucleotide polymorphisms; chicken genomics and development; genome sequence; phenotypic variations; Turkey
Dr. E. Tobias Krause
Institute Animal Welfare and Animal Husbandry, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (FLI), Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, 29223 Celle, Germany
Interests: animal welfare; animal behaviour; behavioural ecology; poultry, avian olfaction; early developmental conditions
Dr. Mathew Crowther
School of Life and Environmental Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
Interests: responses of fauna to climate change; ecosystem regulation by apex predators; GPS tracking of threatened fauna; morphological, ecological and molecular systematics of mammals; formation of mouse plagues; use of GIS in predictions of mammal habitat; population viability analysis and population dynamics of small mammals, particuarly in regards to predation and fire; conservation biology and ecology of mammals, birds and reptiles; population control in pest mammals
Prof. Dr. Marian Stamp Dawkins
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
Interests: animal welfare; poultry welfare; broiler chickens; automated assessment; animal consciousness; bird vision; commercial research
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Prof. Dr. Gisela Kaplan
Emeritus Professor, School of Science and Technology, University of New England Australia, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia
Interests: animal cognition; animal communication; animal behaviour; primates; songbirds; social learning; brain plasticity
Dr. Antonio José Piantino Ferreira
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Department of Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of São Paulo, Av. Prof. Orlando M. Paiva, 87, CEP 05508-270 São Paulo, Brazil
Interests: enterobacterial research in birds; broiler chickens; genome; avian diseases; avian pathology
Dr. Barbara Tzschentke
Faculty of Life Science, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin 10117, Germany
Interests: poultry/avian physiology; incubation physiology; prenatal and perinatal development; critical developmental periods; programming and malprogramming of regulatory systems; long-lasting and transgenerational effects; neuronal hypothalamic plasticity
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