Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Texas
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Texas Staff Member


Katheryn Watson

Kat

PhD
Email: katheryn.watson@ttu.edu

Biography

Kat is studying the migration ecology and survival of Swainson's hawks.

Research Publications Publication Date
Watson, K.A., D.U. Greene, and C.W. Boal. 2019. Breeding and diet of white-tailed kites (Elanus leucurus) in the Texas panhandle. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 131:844-849. December 2019
Presentations Presentation Date
Watson, K.A., C.W. Boal, and J.D. Ray. Swainson’s hawk migration flight characteristics across a variable landscape. 2019 Meeting of The Wildlife Society, Reno NV. October 2019
Watson, K.A., C.W. Boal, and J.D. Ray. Swainson's hawks use the staging strategy to complete long-distance migration. Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists, San Marcos, TX. April 2018. April 2018
Watson, K.A., C.W. Boal, and J.D. Ray. Migration, wintering movements, and the first return to the breeding range of fledgling Swainson's hawks. 2018 meeting of the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Dallas, TX. February 2018
Watson, K.A., C.W. Boal, and J.D. Ray. Flight Characteristics of Migrating Swainson’s Hawks Across a Variable Landscape. 2019 Meeting of The Raptor Research Foundation, Fort Collins, CO. November 2019
Watson, K.A., C.W. Boal, and J.D. Ray. 2019. Swainson’s hawks select for open country while migrating through the rainforests of Central and South America. Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Montgomery, TX, 20-23 February 2019 February 2019
Watson, K., C.W. Boal, L. Groen, and J.D. Ray. 2017. Assessing Risk of Wind Turbines to Migrating Swainson's Hawks. Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society, San Antonio, TX. February 2017
WATSON, K. A., C. W. BOAL, L. M. GROEN, and J. D. RAY. Risk of Encountering Wind Turbines for Migrating Swainson’s Hawks Using Flight Altitude Data. 51st Meeting of the Raptor Research Foundation, Salt Lake City, UT November 2017
Meier, M.E., K.A. Watson, C.W. Boal, and J.D. Ray. 2019. Wind turbine concentrations and the threats they pose to Swainson’s hawks. Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Montgomery, TX, 20-23 February 2019 February 2019