Finalists Announced for the 2022 AOS Wesley Lanyon Award

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is pleased to announce that the following four early-career researchers have been invited to submit review papers to the AOS journals, Ornithology and Ornithological Applications, in the competition for the 2022 Wesley Lanyon Award, based on proposals each submitted to the editors-in-chief and senior editors.

Ornithological Applications Finalists

Alex Sutton, Kansas State University
“A race to the start: the drivers and consequences of early breeding in a changing world”

Claire Nemes, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
“More than mortality: Indirect anthropogenic threats to migrating birds”

Ornithology Finalists 

Eamon C. Corbett, Louisiana State University
“Bird Eye Color: A Rainbow of Variation, a Spectrum of Explanations”

Laura Vander Meiden, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
“Assessing the Importance of Individual Variation in Mixed-Species Flocks”

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Wesley “Bud” Lanyon. recording avian vocalizations, fall 1968.

Named in honor of Wesley “Bud” Lanyon, the 37th President of the American Ornithologists’ Union, the Lanyon Award recognizes the early-career ornithologist who authors the best synthesis or review paper, to be published as an open-access article in one of the AOS journals, Ornithology or Ornithological Applications. The winner will be announced in December 2022, and will be invited to organize a symposium on their winning review topic at next summer’s annual meeting in London, Ontario.

Congratulations to these finalists!

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