Canada Warbler Cardellina canadensis

Len R. Reitsma, Michael T. Hallworth, Marissa McMahon, and Courtney J. Conway
Version: 2.0 — Published May 7, 2020

About the Author(s)

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About the Author(s)

Len Reitsma (who coordinated revisions of this account) received his B.S. in Biology from William Paterson University (1985) and his Ph.D. in Biology from Dartmouth College (1990). He has conducted population ecology on migratory warblers – most notably the Canada warbler from 2003 to the present - in both the breeding and overwintering grounds including Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, and New Hampshire. The revision co-authors were graduate students of his: Marissa McMahon (formerly Goodnow) and Michael Hallworth. He is currently a professor in Biological Sciences at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire where he has taught since 1992. E-mail: leonr@plymouth.edu.

Marissa McMahon (formerly Goodnow) completed her M.S. in Biology (2010) on nest site selection, the nesting cycle including paternal provisioning, and the impact of extra-pair paternity on fitness asymmetry of the Canada warbler. She is currently an adjunct professor at Nashua Community College and Rivier University in New Hampshire for Biological Sciences, Environmental Science and Sustainability. E-mail: Marissa.mcmahon22@gmail.com.

Michael T. Hallworth received a B.S. and M. S. in Biology from Plymouth State University and a Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Public Policy from George Mason University. His M.S. thesis research examined the breeding ecology of the Canada Warbler in central New Hampshire. For his doctoral research he quantified migratory connectivity and investigated how seasonal interactions influence individual- and population dynamics of a long distance migratory songbird. E-mail: mhallworth@gmail.com.

Courtney J. Conway received a B.S. degree in wildlife biology from Colorado State University, a M.S. degree in zoology and physiology from the University of Wyoming, and a Ph.D. in organismal biology and ecology from the University of Montana. His M.S. thesis research examined habitat selection and seasonal shifts in habitat breadth in sympatric Virginia Rails, Soras, and Yuma Clapper Rails. His doctoral research examined ecological and physiological constraints on incubation behavior, and how these constraints have influenced the evolution of parental care, nest-site selection, and breeding distributions. His other research has included influences of diet on fat deposition and storage in Wood Thrush in New England, the effects of nest-site selection on nesting success in Williamson's Sapsuckers, and the effects of forest structure on overwinter survival and nutritional condition in migrant passerines in southern Belize. He is currently Professor and Leader, Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit based at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho. E-mail: cconway@usgs.gov.

Recommended Citation

Reitsma, L. R., M. T. Hallworth, M. McMahon, and C. J. Conway (2020). Canada Warbler (Cardellina canadensis), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.canwar.02