It is time to contribute items for the March issue of Wingspan, the semi-annual newsletter from the Raptor Research Foundation, Inc. (RRF). Please send along reports, commentary, announcements, news of RRF members and organizations, thesis abstracts, and other raptor news that might be of interest to RRF members. Items must relate to raptors and we […]
The annual meeting of the Raptor Research Foundation will be held jointly with other ornithological societies at the North American Ornithological Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Abstract submissions are welcomed online at the conference website http://www.naoc-v2012.com/abstract-submission The deadline for receipt of abstracts is 29 February 2012.
The Journal of Raptor Research is planning a special issue dedicated to the late Dr. Gary Bortolotti. Manuscripts on topics that were of special interest to Gary are particularly encouraged. Authors are invited to send manuscripts to the Editor of the Journal of Raptor Research, at [email protected] by 30 June 2012. Please indicate that the […]
The newest issue of the Journal of Raptor Research is now available online. It includes research articles on Snowy Owls, Northern Goshawks, Guatemalan Pygmy-Owls, Daito Scops Owls, American Kestrels, and Bonelli’s Eagle. View the articles here
In response to the recent email about the proposed Society for Ornithology, the Raptor Research Foundation wrote a formal response and shared its perspectives with the rest of the OSNA community. RRF has rejected the concept of the SFO outright. Background information on the SFO can be found in the October 2011 Ornithological Newsletter and […]
Duluth, Minnesota 2011, 4-8 October Hosts: Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth Audubon Society 231 conference attendees Conference Program Download Conference Final Report no images were found
The 2011 Annual Raptor Research Foundation Conference will be held in Duluth Minnesota the first week of October. The meeting will host 119 scientific presentations including 93 oral presentations and 26 posters. For more information visit the conference website or download one of the pdf documents linked below. Conference Schedule Abstracts Full Program Book (~5MB […]
Read the latest issue of Wingspan online – September 2011 issue now available! Click here to view the pdf newsletter.
The 2011 election results are now final. Please help us welcome the new members of the RRF Board of Directors: Eurasian: Fabrizio Sergio North American #3: Rick Harness Director at Large #3: Rob Bierregaard Director at Large #6: Miguel Ferrer Their 3-year terms begin 1 January 2012. We had a great ballot of potential candidates […]
Issue: United States Congressional Bills S838 and HR1558 recently introduced by the U.S.-based Congressional Sportsman’s Caucus (CSC) have the potential for negative impacts on wildlife, including raptors, by forever preventing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from regulating on lead in ammunition. Publicity from the CSC and others regarding these bills claim there is “no credible […]