AOU -- and you?
In case AOU and its meeting flew below your radar last month, the scientists with Cornell Lab of Ornithology provided blog posts that appear on Round Robin, the lab's blog. All told, Cornell scientists offered four peeks into the meeting's content.
Dr. Elise Ferree shared insights from Wednesday's workshop about innovative ways to teach ornithology.
Dr. Caren Cooper went to a Thursday session called Anthropogenic Structures, "which is how ornithologists refer to birds hitting things that people have built."
Lab director John Fitzpatrick wrote about a Thursday symposia on "conservation-reliant species" -- those that depend on human intervention to avoid extinction -- and in particular Kirtland's Warbler.
Dr. Colleen McLinn shared many points from the Friday keynote address about bird brains and song learning. Do you know which three groups of birds are capable of vocal learning?