Dr. Kathy Martin


Forest & Conservation Sciences

Faculty of Forestry

Areas of research include:

  • Ecology, life history variation, behaviour and conservation of birds in high elevation habitats
  • Metapopulation and connectivity processes for alpine bird populations
  • Avian use of mountain habitats during migration
  • Nest Webs – cavity nesting bird community dynamics in natural and managed forests in relation to forest cutting regimes and natural disturbance events
  • The roles of excavating birds in cavity nesting community dynamics
  • Effectiveness of avian monitoring programs, surrogates and indicator species

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