Mixed-species Symposium 2021

Mixed-species animal groups
2021 online symposium
June 14-18, 2021, Beijing Time Zone

Co-organizers: Eben Goodale, Liping Zhou 

Download the schedule and the abstracts pdf file here

 Monday, June 14, 2021 | Day 1 

09:30 pm - 09:35 pm
Eben Goodale
Symposium introduce
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1. 09:35 pm - 09:55 pm
Marian Y. L. Wong
Behavioural plasticity in a native species may be related to foraging resilience in the presence of an aggressive invader
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2. 09:55 pm - 10:15 pm
Anne Heloise Theo
Response of mixed-species shoaling groups to reef recovery in the Lakshadweep Islands, India
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3. 10:15 pm - 10:35 pm
Alex Trillo
Who is your neighbor? Eavesdropping Parasites and the Influence of Nearby Signalers
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4. 10:35 pm - 10:55 pm
Nora V Carlson
What makes a 'community informant'? Information reliability and anti-predator signal eavesdropping across mixed-species flocks of tits
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5. 10:55 pm - 11:15 pm
Indrikis Krams
Alarm calling behavior of wintering crested tits and willow tits great tits depend on the groups' social structure

 

 Tuesday, June 15, 2021 | Day 2 

1. 09:30 pm - 09:50 pm
Scott Robinson
Mimicry and patterns of species associations in birds
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2. 09:50 pm - 10:10 pm
Shuang Xing
Convergence in mixed-species flocks: Insights from plumage coloration on bird community assembly
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3. 10:10 pm - 10:30 pm
Kamal Raj Gosai
Evaluating plumage mimicry between the Greater Necklaced and Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush in mixed-species bird flocks
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4. 10:30 pm - 10:50 pm
Harrison H. Jones
Patch size and vegetation structure drive Andean mixed-species flock interaction strength and nuclear species roles

5. 10:50 pm - 11:10 pm
Giselle Mangini
Arthropod detectability play an important role over group foraging behavior of birds: a new theoretical framework for mixed-species flocks

 

 Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | Day 3 

1. 09:30 pm - 09:50 pm
Kathryn Sieving
Changes in attitude: Latitudinal shifts in social roles within avian mobs of North America
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2. 09:50 pm - 10:10 pm
Todd M. Freeberg
Mixed-species flock variation and finding novel food: correlational and experimental studies with North American parids
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3. 10:10 pm - 10:30 pm
Brittany A Coppinger
An experimental test of the effect of conspecific and heterospecific presence on individual behavior of Carolina chickadees and tufted titmice

4. 10:30 pm - 10:50 pm
Jenny Munoz
The influence of facilitation in the elevational ranges of tropical birds
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5. 10:50 pm - 11:10 pm
Ettore Camerlenghi
Information about Predators Varies across an Amazonian Rain Forest as a Result of Sentinel Species Distribution
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 Thursday, June 17, 2021 | Day 4 

1. 09:30 pm - 09:50 pm
Qiang Zhang 
Trait-mediated assembly of mixed flock networks in southern China
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2. 09:50 pm - 10:10 pm
Priti Bangal
Flock-species richness influences node importance and modularity in mixed-species flock networks
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3. 10:10 pm - 10:30 pm
Cameron L. Rutt 
Seasonal dynamics of flock interaction networks across a human-modified landscape in lowland Amazonian rain forest 
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4. 10:30 pm - 10:50 pm
Flavia Montaño-Centellas 
Temperature and vegetation complexity structure mixed-species flocks along a gradient of elevation in the tropical Andes
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5. 10:50 pm - 11:10 pm
Fanjul María Elisa
Relationship among vegetation structure and mixed-species flocks composition along the latitudinal gradient of the subtropical montane forest of the Yungas, Argentina
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 Friday, June 18, 2021 | Day 5 

09:30 pm - 11:00 pm
All participants
Discussion
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Schedule & Abstracts: