Song, Dance, and Sex — The Evolution of Avian Mating Systems

Tuesday February 15

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: The Donut Whole (1720 E Douglas, Wichita, KS)

Dr. Alan Maccarone will be speaking over “Song, Dance, and Sex — The Evolution of Avian Mating Systems”

Dr. Alan Maccarone earned his Ph. D. from Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey.  He has been a Professor of Biology at Friends University since 1998 where he previously held the positions of Director of Environmental Studies for the Graduate Program and Director of Zoo Science for the Undergraduate program.

He is currently an ornithological and ecological consultant for Altwell LLC, on Lesser Prairie Chicken habitat study in Kansas.  Most recent of his many publicatons include: “Changes in the abundance and spatial distribution of the Atlantic Ghost Crab (Ocypode quadrata) on a Texas Beach two years after Hurricane Ike”, Texas Journal of Science, (2011) and “Nest-activity patterns and food-provisioning rates by Great Egrets (Ardea alba).”,  Waterbirds, (2010).

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