Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "avian ecology"
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Avian nest predation: relationships with landscape characteristics and influences on adult and nestling behavior. (2016-04-18)Nest predation is the leading cause of reproductive failure in birds. As a result, many studies have sought to understand what factors influence nest predation as well as the ways in which birds respond to predation. ...
(2015-11-30)Black-capped vireos (Vireo atricapilla) and white-eyed vireos (Vireo griseus) are closely related and ecologically similar. Despite these similarities, white-eyed vireos are widely distributed and common, whereas the ...