BA (San Jose State University, 1977)
MSc (Northern Arizona University, 1982)
PhD (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1991)
|Teaching & Research
Behaviour and ecology of forest birds, ecological monitoring, avian populations, birds, forest ecosystems, lake ecosystems, species conservation, vocal behaviour, wood-warblers.
esearch of my group focuses on the behaviour and ecology
of birds in natural and managed forest ecosystems.
Field Ecology trip to Liscombe DISP field trip to Peggys Cove
|Examples of Students' Research
Staicer, C. A. 1998. Forest bird monitorng at Kejimkujik National Park. Linking protected areas with working landscapes conserving biodiversity. Munro, N. and Willison, J. H. M. (eds). SAMPAA, Wolfville, pp. 947-958
Staicer, C. A. 1996. Acoustical features of song categories of the Adelaide's Warbler (Dendroica adelaidae). Auk 113:771-783..
Staicer, C. 1996. Honest advertisement of pairing status: evidence from a tropical resident wood-warbler. Animal Behaviour 51: 375-390.
Staicer, C.A., Spector, D.A. and Horn, A.G. 1996. The dawn chorus and other diel patterns of acoustic signaling. Ecology and evolution of acoustic communication in birds (D.E. Kroodsma and E.H. Miller, Eds.) Cornell University Press, New York. Pages 426-453
Srivastava, D., Staicer, C.A., and Freedman, B. 1995. Aquatic vegetation of Nova Scotian lakes differing in acidity and trophic status. Aquatic Botany 51: 181-196.
Staicer, C.A., Freedman, B., Srivastava, D., Dowd, N., Kilgar, J., Hayden, J., Payne, F., and Pollock, T. 1994. Use of lakes by by black duck broods in relation to biological, chemical, and physical features. Hydrobiologia 279/280: 185-199.
Margoliash, D., Staicer, C.A., and Inoue, S.A. 1994. The process of syllable acquisition in adult indigo buntings, Passerina cyanea. Behaviour 131: 39-64.
Staicer, C. 1992. Social behavior of the Northern Parula, Cape May Warbler and Prairie Warbler wintering in second-growth forest in southwestern Puerto Rico. Ecology and Conservation of Neotropical Migrant Landbirds (J.M. Hagan and D. W. Johnston, eds.). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. pp. 308-320
Margoliash, D., Staicer, C.A., and Inoue, S.A. 1991. Stereotyped and plastic song in adult indigo buntings, Passerina cyanea. Animal Behaviour 42: 367-388.Links