Ryan Chitwood, Graduate Student

Ryan Chitwood

Research Emphasis:

For my thesis work, I am investigating the effects of climate change on Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens) population dynamics.

Contact Information:

Primary Organization:  University of Georgia

E-Mail:  11rchit@uga.edu

Web Page:  https://sites.google.com/view/ryan-chitwood/


CWT Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)

Theses and Dissertations

Chitwood, Ryan W. 2017. Demographic Drivers of Black-Throated Blue Warbler Population Dynamics at the Trailing Edge and Core of the Species' Range. M.S. Thesis. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. University of Georgia

Conference Posters and Presentations

Chandler, R., Merker, S., Chitwood, R., Cymerman, J., Nairn, C., & Cooper, R. (2018). Diversity and conservation status of trailing-edge populations in the southern Appalachian Mountains. In Joint meeting of the Association of Field Ornithologists and the Wilson Ornithological Society.

Chitwood, R. A bird’s-eye view of climate change. Evening talk presented to the Asheville, NC Audubon Society. May 21, 2018.

Lewis, W., Chitwood, R., & Cooper, R. (2018). Factors affecting the nestling provisioning rate of Black-throated Blue Warblers from a declining trailing-edge population. In Joint meeting of the Association of Field Ornithologists and the Wilson Ornithological Society, Chattanooga, TN

Chitwood, R.W., R.B. Chandler, J.L. Hatt, M.H. Cline, K.W. Stodola, and R.J. Cooper. 10 Feb 2017. Modeling survival and recruitment of Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens) populations at warm-edge range margins. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Graduate Student Symposium, Athens, GA.

Cooper, R. J., R. W. Chitwood, R.W., R.B. Chandler, J.L. Hatt, M.H. Cline, and K.W. Stodola. 3 August 2017. Explaining population declines in cool-adapted species in the Southern Appalachians: more questions than answers. Annual Meeting of the American Ornithological Society and Society for Canadian Ornithologists. East Lansing, MI.