Master’s student Daniel Pereira used playback experiments to study song use in Adelaide’s warbler (Setophaga adelaidae). Dani Graduated in the summer of 2013.

Master’s student Brian Ramos studied behavioral predictors of reproductive success in the critically endangered Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata) for his M.S. degree. He is now working on his Ph.D. at New Mexico State University.

Dr. David Logue is an assistant professor at UPRM and the PI of the Behavioral Ecology lab. He is working on several research projects related to vocal communication in birds.

Master’s student Orlando Medina uses natural recordings and observations to study song-type use in Adelaide’s warbler (Setophaga adelaidae).

Fabio Tarazona is an undergraduate who works in the lab and field on our Adelaide’s warbler and Smooth-billed ani projects.

Undergraduate Isabel Rojas studies the rhythmic character of Venezuelan troupial songs and duets, in collaboration with Karan Odom.

Undergraduate Jorge Illanas works with Orlando on the Adelaide’s warbler project.

Master’s student Tanya Martinzez is studying the effects of intensive management on the structure of vocal dialects in the critically endangered Puerto Rican parrot.

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Paloma Sanchez is an undergraduate who is developing new ways to visualize and measure patterns of song-type delivery in Adelaide’s warblers.

Hannes Schraft was an undergraduate at UPRM when he began his project on singing performance in Adelaide’s warblers.  He graduated in Dec 2013, but he is still collaborating with the lab on this project.

Lab members emeriti

Undergraduate Paloma Velasco is using the computer program Sound Analysis Pro to measure performance consistency in Adelaide’s warbler songs.

Undergraduate Francisco Gomez is recording Puerto Rican parrots with Tanya.

Undergraduate Dimaris Colon is using the computer program Luscinia to measure performance consistency in Adelaide’s warbler songs.

Photograph by Tito Almodovar

Undergraduate Claudia Rios is using the computer program Luscinia to measure structural centrality in Adelaide’s warbler songs.