New lab publication: “Automated tracking of wild hummingbird mass and energetics over multiple time scales using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology”

Lab member Lily Hou’s first publication: “Automated tracking of wild hummingbird mass and energetics over multiple time scales using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology” has been published in the Journal of Avian Biology. The article is featured as the journal’s first cover image of the year, and is highlighted as an Editor’s Choice selection. The […]

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Journal of Comparative Physiology B paper published!

Figure 3 from the paper. Schematic diagramsillustrating the known or hypothesized pathways for glucose and fructose uptake and oxidation by hummingbird (top) andnectar bat (bottom) flight muscles. A review paper by Ken Welch and former MSc student Chris Chen (now studying for his PhD in the Hood Lab at York University) was just published in the Journal of Comparative […]

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Laura McKinnon’s newest paper published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances

Photo credit: White-rumped Sandpiper Chicks by Laura McKinnon A paper led by Banting Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Laura McKinnon was recently published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances. This excellent publication is another from Dr. McKinnon’s fabulous body of work examining breeding behaviour and ecology of arctic-nesting shorebirds. The Auk has highlighted the work on their website […]

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Paper published online in the Journal of Avian Biology

A paper led by MSc student Lily Hou and former Directed Research in Biology (BIOD98) project undergraduate student Michael Verdirame was just published online in the Journal of Avian Biology. This is the first publication for either Lily or Michael. This study analyzes patterns of mass change in wild hummingbirds over multiple time scales by automating the collection of data from perch-fitted […]

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Lily Hou’s poster receives commendation at CSEE/CSZ meeting!

It’s been a great few weeks for MSc student Lily Hou. In addition to having her first paper accepted for publication at the Journal of Avian Biology, Lily’s recent poster presentation at the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution/Canadian Society of Zoologists joint meeting received an honourable mention (see page 11) in the poster prize competition.

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Paper accepted to the Journal of Avian Biology!

A paper led by MSc student Lily Hou and former Directed Research in Biology (BIOD98) project undergraduate student Michael Verdirame was just accepted for publication in the Journal of Avian Biology. This is the first publication for either Lily or Michael. This study analyzes patterns of mass change in wild hummingbirds over multiple time scales […]

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