Announcing the Winners of the 2021 WOS Publication Awards

The Wilson Ornithological Society is pleased to announce the winners of our annual publication awards for the best paper and best book review in Volume 132 of The Wilson Journal of Ornithology.

Photo by Amanda Millay, US Fish & Wildlife Service

The winner of the Edwards Prize for best major article is “Every-other-day clutch-initiation synchrony as an adaptive response to egg cannibalism in Glaucous-winged Gulls (Larus glaucescens),” by Sumiko K. Weir, Shandelle M. Henson, James L. Hayward, Gordon J. Atkins, Ashley A. Polski, WayAnne Watson, and Amanda G. Sandler.

Photo by Donald Hoburn

The winner of the Olson Prize for the best book review is Joseph R. Jehl, Jr., for his review of The Red-necked Grebe – a Monograph of a Vociferous Inhabitant of Marshy Lakes by Jan Johan Vlug.

The recipients will be officially presented with their plaques at the WOS meeting in Santa Fe this July. Congratulations!

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The Wilson Ornithological Society (WOS) is an international scientific society comprising community members who share a curiosity about birds. The WOS produces the quarterly Wilson Journal of Ornithology as the latest iteration of scientific journal publication supported by the Society since 1888. The WOS is committed to providing mentorship to both professional and amateur ornithologists through sponsorship of research, teaching, and conservation. Find us on, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@WilsonOrnithSoc).

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