Birds of Two Worlds Symposium 2002
From March 6-10 of 2002, the Smithsonian Institution hosted a symposium at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV that synthesized recent cutting-edge findings on the ecology and evolution of migratory birds.
This landmark meeting brought together world-renowned experts for a series of invited talks, round table discussions, and a contributed poster session on the following major subject areas:
- Evolution of Migration Systems
- Adaptations for Two Worlds
- Ecology of Long Distance Movements
- Social Systems: Bridging the Seasons
- Population Structure of Migrants Through the Year
- When is the Crunch?
The symposium was organized by Russell Greenberg and Peter Marra of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and included contributions from Robert Ricklefs, Bill Karasov, Richard Holmes, Tom Martin, Eugene Morton, Mikko Monkonen, Sievert Rowher and many others. Proceedings have been published in a peer-reviewed volume.