Susan Smith, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences

Education

B.S. Dept. of Zoology, University of British Columbia
M.S. Dept. of Zoology, University of British Columbia
Ph.D. Dept. of Zoology, University of British Columbia

Research Interests

1. Behavioral ecology
2. Bird behavior (long-term study of Black-capped Chickadees)

Selected Publications

Smith, Susan M. 1987. Responses of floaters to removal experiments on wintering chickadees. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 20:363-367.

Smith, Susan M. 1984. Flock switching in chickadees: why be a winter floater? American Naturalist. 123:81-98.

Smith, Susan M. 1978. The "underworld" in a territorial sparrow: adaptive strategy for floaters. American Naturalist. 112: 571-582.

Smith, Susan M. 1977. Coral-snake pattern recognition and stimulus generalisation by naive great kiskadees (Aves: Tyrannidae). Nature. 265:535-536.