Cowbird Management (Hosted by NCEAS)

Principal Investigators:

Stephen Rothstein

A number of North American passerine birds have shown significant declines in recent decades and several species are recognized as federally endangered. In addition to habitat loss and heightened nest predation, brood parasitism by the Brown-headed Cowbird has been identified as a possible cause of these declines and as a target for management efforts. Two national meetings on cowbird ecology and management in the 1990s have resulted in the exchange and synthesis of a great deal of new knowledge and have also identified a continuing need for dissemination... more

Participants and Meetings

Working Group Participants
ActivityDatesFurther Information
Workshop30th—31st August 1999Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Mike DeCapitamike_decapita [at] fws.govUS Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Geoffrey R. Geupelggeupel [at] prbo.orgPoint Blue Conservation Science (formally Point Reyes Bird Observatory (PRBO))
Joe Grzybowskigrzybow [at] aix1.ucok.eduUniversity of Central Oklahoma
Caldwell Hahncaldwell_hahn [at] usgs.govUS Geological Survey (USGS)
William Howebill_howe [at] fws.govUS Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Barbara Kusbkus [at] sunstroke.sdsu.eduSan Diego State University
Barbara Raulstonbraulston [at] lc.usbr.govBureau of Reclamation
Scott Robinsonskrobins [at] life.uiuc.eduUniversity of Illinois, Chicago
Stephen Rothsteinrothstei [at] lifesci.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Jim Sedgwickjim_sedgwick [at] Geological Survey (USGS)
James N. Smithsmith [at] zoology.ubc.caUniversity of British Columbia
John TrappUS Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

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"Cowbird Management (Hosted by NCEAS)" is project ID: 2400