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Fiona Alexis Wilkinson

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research

National Museum of Natural History
10th St. and Constitution Ave., NW Washington DC 20560-0111

Photo of Fiona Alexis Wilkinson

Telephone: 202-633-1281

Fax: 202-357-1932

Email: wilkinson.fiona@nmnh.si.edu 

Volunteer

Primary Responsibilities: 
To aid in compiling the literature citation sections of the Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diveristy Manuals; prepare graphics for manuscripts and presentations

Education/Training: 
M.A.I.S  MAIS Dept. 2001. George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
B.S Department of Biology. 1990. Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Areas of Expertise/Interest: South American nightjars and manakins, tropical ecology, wildlife photography and filmmaking
Accomplishments/Awards/Achievements: 
Seminar. Nightjar Diversity at Manu National Park, Peru. 11/2000. EAP, Monteverde, Costa Rica.

Paper. The Breeding Ecology of the Ocellated Poorwill (Nyctiphrynus ocellatus). 8/2000. American Ornithologists Union, Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada.

Poster. 1999. Ornithological Research at Cocha Cashu Biological Station, Manu National Park, Peru. Peruvian Ornithological Society, Calca, Peru.

Seminar. The Breeding Ecology of two Neotropical Nightjars. 11/1998. University of Cusco, Cusco,Peru.

Seminar. Life Histories of two Nocturnal Birds at Ccha Cashu. 10/1998. Cocha Cashu Biological Station, Manu National Park, Peru.

Active Projects: 
The breeding ecology of the Ocellated Poorwill, Nyctiphrynus ocellatus, and egg predation in a lowland Amazon Rainforest

Publications/Products: 
Wilkinson, F. A. 2001. The breeding biology of the Silky-Tailed Nightjar, Caprimulgus sericocaudatus mengeli in Peru. Submitted.

Wilkinson, F. A. 2001. Diploglossus fasciatus. Natural History. Coloration. Herpetological Review. Submitted.

Wilkinson, F. A. 2001. Aggressive interactions between two female Proechimys sp. (Rodentia: ECHIMYIDA). Vida Silvestre Neotropical 9: xx-xx

Wilkinson, F. A. 1999. Las investigaciones de las aves en la Estación Biológica Cocha Cashu, Parque Nacional de Manu, Perú. Pp. 60-64. In Anales de la III Jornada Nacional de Ornitología - Calca, Cusco, Perú.

Wilkinson, F. A. and U. R. Smith. 1997. First nest records of Myrmeciza fortis (Sooty Antbird) with notes on egg and nestling development. Wilson Bulletin 109:319-324

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