1630 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Avian ecology and landscape ecology
|B.S.||University of Minnesota||Wildlife Management||1983|
|B.S.||University of Minnesota||Education||1989|
|M.S.||Central Washington Univ.||Biology||1995|
|Ph.D.||University of Wisconsin-Madison||Wildlife Ecology||2000|
|UW-Madison||Assistant Scientist||Avian ecology||2000-2003|
|UW-Madison||Associate Scientist||Avian and Landscape ecology||2004-2008|
|UW-Madison||Assistant Professor||Avian Ecology||2008-2013|
|UW-Madison||Associate Professor||Avian Ecology||2013-2018|
|UW-Madison||Full Professor||Avian Ecology||2018-2021|
The Wildlife Society
Society for Conservation Biology
American Ornithologists’ Union
Cooper Ornithological Society
Association of Field Ornithologists
Wisconsin Society for Ornithology
You can learn more about Prof. Pidgeon’s research in the Research section of Prof. Pidgeon’s lab website.
FWE 520 Ornithology – Ornithology is the scientific study of birds. This course covers the evolution, biogeography, functional morphology & physiology, ecology, brain & behavior, migration, demographics & life history strategies of birds, as well as ecology and major conservation challenges. Students will gain skill in engaging with primary scientific literature through the lens of ornithology.
FWE 521 Birds of Southern Wisconsin – Outdoor and indoor labs/lectures emphasizing identification of southern Wisconsin birds by sight and vocalization. Two required Saturday field trips in Southern Wisconsin.
FWE 658 Forest Resources Practicum – Field training and experience in measurement/assessment of forest ecosystem properties/traits/attributes.
You can learn more about Prof. Pidgeon’s publications in the Publications section of Prof. Pidgeon’s lab website.