Advancing Ornithology in Florida. Supporting Research and Education about Birds. Uniting Amateurs and Professionals in the Study of Wild Birds.

Archived Helen G. and Allan D. Cruickshank Research Awards

Year Recipient Project
2014 Emily Elderbrock, University of Memphis, PhD candidate

Development of the adult phenotype in Florida scrub-jays.

2009 Travis Wilcoxen

Influence of heredity and food abundance on parental effort in the Florida scrub-jay

2007 Mariane Korosy

Non-breeding season diet reconstruction and habitat partitioning among Florida Grasshopper, Grasshooper, Bachman's, and Henslow's Sparrows in Florida dry prairie

2007 Garth Herring

Validating the use of stress proteins as a metric of physiological condition of Everglades wading birds

2004 Matthew Reetz

Brown-headed cowbird (Molothrus ater ater) expansion into Florida and interactions with native songbird hosts

2004 Lori Blanc

Experimental study of the longleaf pine cavity-nesting bird community: the role of the red-cockaded woodpecker

2001 Matthew S. Schrader

Is there a parasite mediated cost of reproduction in the Red-bellied Woodpecker?

2000 Kimberly Boots Brand

Body mass variation in breeding Florida Scrub Jays

2000 David L. Leonard

A habitat, re-introduction, and genetic study of the White-breasted Nuthatch

2000 Audrey Washburn

Phylogeography of a trans-equatorial migrant: The Swallow-tailed Kite

1999 Pamela Bowen

A statewide population survey of the Burrowing Owl in Florida

1998 Margaret Cole

Effects of erosion and vehicular traffic on shorebird distribution and prey availability along Cape San Blas, Florida