Research Scientist / Migratory Bird Center
reproductive strategies of birds. My current study on gray catbirds examines how landscape connectivity and urbanization influence rates of extra-pair paternity among populations.
Fair, Jeanne M., Ryder, Thomas B., Loiselle, Bette A., Blake, John G., Larson, Toti E., Davis, Paul, Syme, James, Perkins, George B. and Heikoop, Jeffrey M. Estimates of dietary overlap for six species of Amazonian manakin birds using stable isotopes, Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 49 (3) . 2013.
Rushing, Clark S., Ryder, Thomas Brandt, Saracco, James Frederick and Marra, Peter P. Assessing migratory connectivity for a long-distance migratory bird using multiple intrinsic markers, Ecological Applications, . 2013.
Small-Lorenz, Stacy, Culp, Leah A., Ryder, T. B., Will, Tom C. and Marra, Peter P. A blind spot in climate change vulnerability assessments, Nature Climate Change, 3 (2) 91-93. 2013.
Rutz, Christian, Ryder, Thomas B. and Fleischer, Robert C. Restricted gene flow and fine-scale population structuring in tool using New Caledonian crows, Naturwissenschaften, 99 (4) 313-320. 2012.
Ryder, Thomas B., Fleischer, Robert C., Shriver, W. Greg and Marra, Peter P. The ecological–evolutionary interplay: density-dependent sexual selection in a migratory songbird, Ecology and Evolution, 2 (5) 976-987. 2012.