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Reproductive ecology of temperate-nesting waterfowl : temporal and spatial patterns of investment and success in lesser scaup (Aythya affinis) (AYTHYA AFFINIS)
Ecologists and conservation biologists alike aim to understand factors determining the abundance and distribution of free-living organisms and to pinpoint why free-ranging animal populations decline. My broad goals were ...
Does an integrated measure of corticosterone fom feathers improve our understanding of avian ecophysiology?
The hormone corticosterone (CORT) helps mediate the relationship between birds and their environment. I studied nestling and adult birds in several diverse contexts to understand how sources of environmental variability ...