M.S. Advisees and Their Thesis Topics
Gilbert, Kayde. 2012. Effect of predator type, season, brood size, and West Nile Virus infection on the nest defense behavior of male and female Eastern Bluebirds
Underwood, Alyssa. 2011. Ultraviolet reflectance of nestling plumage and the provisioning strategies of adult Eastern Phoebes.
Kieffer, Barbara. 2011. Effect of nestling sex ratio on the provisioning behavior of adult Eastern Bluebirds.
Rankin, Tyler. 2011. Nest-site selection by Sharp-shinned Hawks in Kentucky
Ranalli, Nicole. 2010. Shorebird migration in western Kentucky: phenology, habitat use, and possible effects of prey availability
Beckett, Matthew D. 2010. Effects of breeding stage, age, and behavioral context on the singing behavior of Indigo Buntings
Adler, Jennifer. 2010. Provisioning behavior of male and female Grasshopper Sparrows
Little, Kimberly P. 2010. Provisioning behavior of Indigo Buntings (Passerina cyanea)
Horn, R. Ian. 2009. Individual quality and the provisioning behavior of male and female Eastern Phoebes
O'Brien, Erin. 2009. Hunting behavior, habitat characteristics, and territory sizes of Loggerhead Shrikes during the non-breeding season in central Kentucky
Courter, Jason. 2009. Chick-a-dee alarm calls of Tufted Titmice convey information about predator size and threat
Soard, Chad M. 2008. Variation in the 'chick-a-dee' call of Carolina Chickadees conveys information about avian predators
Carder (Ritzert), Michelle. 2008. Tail-wagging by Eastern Phoebes (Sayornis phoebe): a possible pursuit- deterrent signal
Lattin, Christine. 2008. Intra- and intersexual functions of singing by male Blue Grosbeaks (Passerina caerulea): the role of within-song variation
Henline, Worder. 2007. The vocal repertoire of white-faced sakis (Pithecia pithecia)
Martin (Stewart), Sarah. 2007. Effect of breeding density and male phenotype on extra-pair paternity in Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis)
Olson, W. Chelsey. 2006. Territory quality, reproductive success, and hunting behavior of Loggerhead Shrikes
Peterson, Nicholas R. 2006. Territory size, habitat use, hunting behavior, and reproductive success of Loggerhead Shrikes in central Kentucky
Proppe, Darren. 2005. Use and possible functions of the primary and sustained songs of male Grasshopper Sparrows
Hodge, Michael. 2005. Bewick's Wrens in Kentucky and Tennessee: distribution, breeding success, habitat use, and interactions with House Wrens
Chien, Jer-Chung. 2005. Post-release movements, behavior, and survival of captive-raised Barn Owls in central Kentucky
Burkhart, Angela. 2004. Male quality and extra-pair paternity in Eastern Bluebirds: possible influence of male morphology on female mating strategies
Patterson, Katy. 2004. Bald Eagles wintering at Land Between the Lakes, Kentucky: hunting behavior, roost-site selection, and effects of human activity
Vukovich, Mark. 2004. Use of reclaimed surface mines by Northern Harriers, Short-eared Owls, and other raptors: abundance, behavior, habitat use, and reproductive success
Sutter, Ben. 2004. Cattle vs. Grasshopper Sparrows: effects of grazing on vegetation structure, prey availability, and reproductive success
Bostrom, Mark. 2003. Possible relationships among hunting behavior, territory quality, and individual quality in American Kestrels
Leftwich, Chris. 2003. The singing behavior of male Henslow's Sparrows: description and causation
Gorrell, Janet V. 2003. Territory size and stability in a sedentary tropical passerine: is resource partitioning a necessary condition?
Cooper, Steven W. 2002. Provisioning behavior of Yellow-breasted Chats: effects of nesting attempt, nestling age, and adult morphology
Hallingstad, Matt J. 2002. Nest-site selection and nesting success of Eastern Bluebirds: effects of age and individual quality
Monroe, Mark S. 2001. Reproductive success of Henslow’s Sparrows in Kentucky: effects of season, nest characteristics, and vegetation structure
Cormier, Jason A. 2001. Perch selection and hunting behavior of Loggerhead Shrikes
Leyhe, Jennifer. 2001. Perch use and hunting behavior of Red-tailed Hawks
Buhay, Jen. 2000. The hunting behavior of adult and juvenile Eastern Screech-Owls: effect of age and breeding period
Ismail-Beigi, Pari K. 2000. Mating strategies of White-eyed Vireos: a genetic analysis using DNA fingerprinting
Vorisek, Shawchyi. 1999. Paternity assurance in male Indigo Buntings: male strategies in a species with high rates of extra-pair fertilizations
Ricketts, Matt S. 1999. Effect of vegetation structure on the nesting success of Yellow-breasted Chats
Carter, Geoff M. 1999. Male quality and the mating strategies of female Indigo Buntings.
Hawks, Jana M. 1999. Effect of mate quality on the mating strategies of female Indigo Buntings: a genetic analysis.
Zenitsky, Franchesca D. 1999. The foraging behavior of Red-cockaded Woodpeckers in forest stands intensively managed for hardwood midstory control in Kentucky
Moses, Shawn P. 1999. Social status signaling in Tufted Titmice
Dussourd, Natalie. 1998. Morphology, singing behavior, and reproductive success: possible relationships among and between male and female Yellow-breasted Chats
McClain, W. Russell. 1997. Parental investment by Eastern Screech-Owls: the roles of males and females in feeding nestlings
Abel, Verdie J. 1997. Nesting and roosting habitats of American Woodcock in central Kentucky
Wilkins, H. Dawn. 1996. The acoustic signals of Red-bellied Woodpeckers: description and causation
Abbruzzese, Carlo M. 1996. The hunting behavior of Eastern Screech-Owls
Mahan, Tom. 1996. Analysis of the acoustic signals of adult male and female Downy Woodpeckers
Duguay, Tara A. 1996. The winter roosting behavior of Eastern Screech-Owls in central Kentucky.
Hill, Chris E. 1996. The vocal repertoire of Northern Saw-whet Owls: analysis of context and variation.
Schadd, Carol A. 1995. Adult provisioning behavior and nestling begging behavior in Yellow-breasted Chats
Hofstetter, Steven H. 1995. Effects of nestling behavior on the provisioning behavior of adult Eastern Screech-Owls
Huntsman, Brett O. 1995. The functions of singing by male Eastern Bluebirds
McElroy, David B. 1995. The effect of mate removal on the singing behavior of female Northern Cardinals
Duguay, Jeffrey P. 1995. The singing behavior of male Tufted Titmice
Lawless, Sunni G. 1995. The mating strategies of Eastern Screech-Owls: a genetic analysis
Klatt, Paul H. 1992. The effect of mate removal on the vocal behavior of male and female Eastern Screech-Owls
Sproat, Tom M. 1992. The nest defense behavior of Eastern Screech-Owls.
Sparks, Earl Jerry. 1991. The spatiotemporal ecology of adult and juvenile Eastern Screech-Owls.
Towles, D. Timothy. 1990. A comparative analysis of the foraging behavior of male and female Red-bellied Woodpeckers in central Kentucky.
Pressman, Debra S. 1987. The songs of female Northern Cardinals: development, description, and influence of exposure to a singing male
Belthoff, James R. 1987. Post-fledging behavior of the Eastern Screech-Owl
Williams, M. Katherine. 1986. Winter behavior of the Northern Cardinal
Lynch, William L. 1986. Nesting and post-nesting behavior of the Turkey Vulture.
Cavanagh, Paul M. 1986. The bounce call of the Eastern Screech-Owl: its structure and possible use in neighbor-stranger discrimination.
David, Peter. 1985. Home range and food habits of the Barn Owl in central Kentucky.
Kellner, Chris J. 1985. A comparative analysis of the foraging behavior of male and female American Kestrels in central Kentucky.
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