Researchers will investigate a nonsurgical method for suppressing hormone production in birds as a permanent solution for reproductive-related diseases.
Researchers will determine if a new quick test for a respiratory fungal infection in people will work for testing wild birds.
Researchers will investigate the use of slow-release subcutaneous implants for administering antibiotic and antifungal agents to birds with aspergillosis, a common infectious disease.
Researchers will investigate the impacts of sub-lethal lead exposure on physiology, behavior and reproductive success of the northern mockingbird in New Orleans.
Researchers will validate a diagnostic tool to measure coagulation and establish normal clotting ranges in great horned owls and red-tailed hawks to improve diagnostics for raptors exposed to deadly, anticoagulant rodent poisons.
Researchers will study the impact of a parasitic fly on the health of Ridgway's hawks and develop long-term treatment and control strategies to ensure survival of this critically endangered raptor species.