Dan Mennill

Allison Mistakidis uses a spectrophotometer to measure the plumage colour of a museum specimen of a warbler.Allison Mistakidis, a former Master’s student in the laboratory of biology professor Stéphanie Doucet, uses a spectrophotometer to measure the plumage colour of a museum specimen of a warbler.

Geographic overlap promotes different feather colours, but similar songs, in birds

Birds of a feather don’t flock together: a study finds avian species sharing space exhibit greater difference in colouration, but more similar songs.
Geese crowded along campus walkwayThere are usually a lot of geese on campus at this time of year, says biology professor Dan Mennill.

Geese flocking to fill campus niche?

There are usually a lot of geese on campus at this time of year, says biology professor Dan Mennill.

Kiirsti OwenKiirsti Owen birdwatching at the Cape May Bird Observatory after she won the best student presentation award at the joint meeting of the Association of Field Ornithologists and the Wilson Ornithological Society.

Good news for avian conservation earns student best presentation award at international conference

Kiirsti Owen won the best student presentation award at the joint meeting of the Association of Field Ornithologists and the Wilson Ornithological Society.

New York City skyline including the Tribute in LightArtificial light — including at the Tribute in Light in New York City — disorients nocturnal migratory birds, UWindsor ornithologist Dan Mennill writes in an article for the Conversation.

Turning out the lights can save birds’ lives: professor

The artificial lights produced by humans disrupt the migration of birds, often with fatal consequences, says UWindsor ornithologist Dan Mennill.