New Mexico Ornithological Society

Research Grant Recipients


NMOS Research Grant – Ariel Gaffeny: Competition between Broad-tailed and Black-chinned Hummingbirds along elevational gradients

Ryan Beaulieu Research Grant – Catie Porro: Impacts of Climate Change on Nest Phenology of the Burrowing Owl


NMOS Research Grant – Krysten Zummo, New Mexico State University: Effects of Habitat Restoration and Climate Change on Scaled Quail Survival and Demography

Ryan Beaulieu Research Grant – Megan Ruehmann: Investigation of the distribution and habitat use of Mexican Whip-poor-wills (Antrostomus arizonae) in the Gila National Forest, New Mexico

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NMOS Research Grant – Cody Strong, New Mexico State University: Investigating Lesser Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) seasonal habitat use, reproduction, and survival to understand patterns of declining lek attendance

Ryan Beaulieu Research Grant – DeeAnne Meliopoulos, New Mexico State University: Impacts of Solar Energy Development on Breeding Birds of the Nutt Grasslands, NM

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NMOS Research Grant – Corrie Borgman, University of New Mexico and Envirological Services, Inc.: Assessing migratory status of New Mexico Loggerhead Shrikes (Lanius ludovicianus) at Kirtland Air Force Base using feather deuterium values.

Ryan Beaulieu Research Grant – Jason Beason, Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory: Determining migration routes and winter destinations of New Mexico’s Northern Black Swifts (Cypseloides niger borealis)

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NMOS Research Grant – Ronald Treminio, New Mexico State University – The use of stable hydrogen isotopes to elucidate the molt pattern of Burrowing Owls breeding across the Great Plains

Ryan Beaulieu Research Grant – Bethany Abrahamson, University of New Mexico: Elevational distributions and inter-specific competition in New Mexico hummingbirds.

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