Skip to main content

Michael Patrick Ward

Profile picture for Michael Patrick Ward

Contact Information

1102 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801


Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Principal Research Scientist, Ornithology, Illinois Natural History Survey
Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Recent Publications

Di Giovanni, A. J., Miller, M. J., Jones, T. M., Benson, T. J., & Ward, M. P. (2023). El fracaso de la eclosión es mayor en especies de aves altriciales con nidos en cavidades y nidadas grandes. Ornithology, 140(1), Article ukac048.

Enos, J. K., Ducay, R., Paitz, R. T., Ward, M. P., & Hauber, M. E. (2023). Female red-winged blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus) do not alter nest site selection, maternal programming, or hormone-mediated maternal effects in response to perceived nest predation or brood parasitism risk. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 341, Article 114322.

Enos, J. K., Smith, E. B., Ward, M. P., Swaddle, J. P., & Hauber, M. E. (2023). Increasing perceived predation risk through playbacks reduces Red-winged Blackbird abundance in agriculture late in the breeding season. Ornithological Applications, Article duad034. Advance online publication.

Jones, T. M., Di Giovanni, A. J., Hauber, M. E., & Ward, M. P. (2023). Ontogenetic effects of brood parasitism by the Brown-headed Cowbird on host offspring. Ecology, 104(3), Article e3925.

Lawson, S. L., Enos, J. K., Fernandez-Duque, F., Kleindorfer, S., Ward, M. P., Gill, S. A., & Hauber, M. E. (2023). Absence of Referential Alarm Calls in Long-term Allopatry from the Referent: A Case Study with Galapagos Yellow Warblers. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 77(8), Article 99.

View all publications on Illinois Experts