Students publish on supplemental feeding

Congratulations to Sarah Dzielski and Facundo Fernandez-Duque for their recent publication in the Journal of Field Ornithology. Their research focused on how feeding mealworms to pairs of Eastern Bluebirds and Black-capped Chickadees may influence reproductive success.

Dzielski, S.A.*, R.L. Bailey, F. Fernandez-Duque*, and D.N. Bonter. In press. Supplemental feeding of insects increases nestling growth rate in bluebirds but not in chickadees. Journal of Field Ornithology.