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Volume 136,
Issue 2
June 2024


Ernesto Ruelas Inzunza,
Universidad Veracruzana, Instituto
de Biotecnología y Ecología Aplicada

ISSN: 1559-4491

eISSN: 1938-5447

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The Wilson Journal of Ornithology is an international quarterly publication for professional and amateur ornithologists. Each issue consists of original research articles on bird ecology, evolution, and conservation, short communications describing observations of particular interest, and reviews of new books on birds.... Read More About the Journal

Edwards Prize winners for best research paper published in the most-recent volume of the WJO

2023 Edwards Prize Winner

Amanda W. Van Dellen and James S. Sedinger.
Predation risk and settlement decisions by colonially nesting Black Brant (Branta bernicla nigricans).
The Wilson Journal of Ornithology (2022) 134 (2): 251–259,

2022 Edwards Prize Winner

Riccardo Ton, Andy J. Boyce, Adam E. Mitchell, James C. Mouton, Nonno R. Gobbo, William Blake, and Bret Tobalske.
Galliformes exhibit reduced cardiorespiratory morphology yet similar skeletal mass compared with other gamebirds.
The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 133 (3), 426–434,

2021 Edwards Prize Winner

Sumiko K. Weir, Shandelle M. Henson, James L. Hayward, Gordon J. Atkins, Ashley A. Polski, WayAnne Watson, and Amanda G. Sandler.
Every-other-day clutch-initiation synchrony as an adaptive response to egg cannibalism in Glaucous-winged Gulls (Larus glaucescens).
The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 132 (3), 575-586,

2020 Edwards Prize Winner

Paul W. Sykes, Jr., Mary C. Freeman, Joan J. Sykes, John T. Seginak, M. David Oleyar, and Joshua P. Egan.
2019. Annual survival, site fidelity, and longevity in the eastern coastal population of the Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris).
Wilson Journal of Ornithology 131 (1): 96-110;

2019 Edwards Prize winner:

Mieke Titulaer, Alicia Melgoza-Castillo, Alberto Macías-Duarte, and Arvind O. Panjabi.
2018. Seed size, bill morphology, and handling time influence preferences for native vs. nonnative grass seeds in three declining sparrows.
Wilson Journal of Ornithology 130 (2): 445-456;

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