[Tweeters] Call for papers - Deadline July 17: WFO's conference in Olympia WA, Aug 22-25

MEYER2J at aol.com MEYER2J at aol.com
Mon Jun 24 14:18:07 PDT 2013

Call for Papers for the 38th Annual Conference of Western Field

Abstracts are now being accepted for presentations at the 38th annual
conference of Western Field Ornithologists, to be held 22–25 August 2013 at the
Red Lion Hotel in Olympia, WA. This is a joint conference with the
Washington Ornithological Society, hosted by the Black Hills Audubon Society. The
science sessions will be held on the 23rd and 24th (Friday and Saturday).
Oral presentations should reflect original research or summarize existing
unpublished information, and should be presented in a manner that will
interest both serious amateur and professional field ornithologists.
Talks relating to the following themes are solicited:
• Status, distribution, migration, and population dynamics of birds
• Systematics and biogeography of birds
• Ecology, behavior, and evolution of birds
• New information on avian field identification problems
• Descriptive field identification
• Science-based conservation and management of birds
• Techniques for field study of birds, including censusing, monitoring,
and other methods; and results of studies applying such techniques
Research described should apply to birds of the WFO region: western North
America (from Alaska through Mexico, and the Great Plains to the Pacific
coast) and the eastern Pacific Ocean. All talks should identify study
objectives, describe methods and data analysis, present results, discuss the
significance of the research, and propose future research directions.
Oral presentations shall be allotted 15 minutes, including 3 minutes for
questions and discussion.
Review the call for papers at
July 17 is the new deadline for receipt of abstracts.
Joyce Meyer
WFO board member
_meyer at aol.com_ (mailto:meyer at aol.com)
Redmond, WA

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