Corey Callaghan

Corey Callaghan

PhD Candidate
Field of Research
Biodiversity, Avian, Modelling, Urban Ecology
Body

The nexus of birds, birders, and citizen science data in urban ecological research.

Supervisors:

  • Professor Richard Kingsford, Director of the Centre for Ecosystem Science, UNSW Sydney
  • Dr. Richard E. Major, Principal Research Scientist, Australian Museum Research Institute
  • Dr. John M. Martin, Wildlife Ecologist, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust 
Publications:

Assessing the reliability of avian biodiversity measures of urban greenspaces using eBird citizen science data. Avian Conservation and Ecology 12(2):12, 2017 Link to paper    Download

Travelling birds generate eco-travellers: The economic potential of vagrant birdwatching. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 2017. Link to paper    Download

A probable Australian White Ibis Threskiornis moluccus x Straw-necked Ibis T. spinicollis hybrid. Australian Field Ornithology 34:47-48, 2017.

‘Shadow-boxing’ in a Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos). Florida Field Naturalist 45(1):21-23, 2017. 

Ecology, Behavior, and Reproduction of Invasive Egyptian Geese (Alopochen aegyptiaca) in Texas. Bulletin of the Texas Ornithological Society 49(1-2):37-44, 2016. 

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) in Florida: a first state record. Florida Field Naturalist 44(4):169-174, 2016. 

Morphometric variation during chick development in interior Double-crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus). Waterbirds 39(3):260-267, 2016. Link to paper

Diet and selectivity of the Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) in south Florida. Southeastern Naturalist 15(Special Issue 8):1-14, 2016. Link to paper

Efficacy of eBird data as an aid in conservation planning and monitoring. Journal of Field Ornithology 86(4):298-304. doi: 10.1111/jofo.12121. Link to paper

Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio poliocephalus), The Birds of North America (P. G. Rodewald, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; 2015, Retrieved from the Birds of North America: Link to paper DOI: 10.2173/bna.purswa3.01

Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca), The Birds of North America (P. G. Rodewald, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; 2015, Retrieved from the Birds of North America: Link to paper DOI: 10.2173/bna.egygoo.01

Birders and Exotics – Aesthetics, Ecology, Fair Play: A survey of the birding community’s strongly held views about exotic bird species. Birding 49(4):28-36,2017. Link to Paper

 

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Phone
+61 421 601 388
Email
c.callaghan@unsw.edu.au
Office
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UNSW, Kensington 2052