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

Staff Member

Neil Paprocki



A native of New York State, I received my B.S. in Animal Behavior from Bucknell University and my M.S. in Raptor Biology from Boise State University. My dissertation research is focused on the movement ecology of raptors.

Research Publications Publication Date
Paprocki, N., and T. Pope. 2019. Black Rosy-Finch: Utah breeding range update and survey recommendations. Western Birds 50:37–41. January 2019
Project Completion Date
Causes of Differential Migration in Birds December 2023
Presentations Presentation Date
Paprocki, N., and C. J. Conway. 2022. Avian Differential Migration in the 21st Century. Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society. Spokane, WA. 10 Nov 2022. November 2022
Paprocki, N., and C. J. Conway. 2020. Differential Migration in Birds, Departmental Seminar. University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. 7 Oct 2020. October 2020
Paprocki, N., J. Kidd, and C. J. Conway. 2022. Migratory behavior of rough-legged hawks in central and eastern North America. Raptor Research Foundation. Fort Lauderdale, FL. 6 Oct 2022. October 2022
Paprocki, N., J. Kidd, T. Booms, J. Watson, A. Franke, S. Thomas, B. Bedrosian, J. Smith, C. Dillingham, and C. J. Conway. 2019. Differential migration in Rough-legged Hawks (Buteo lagopus). Raptor Research Foundation, Ft. Collins, CO. 7 Nov 2019. November 2019
Paprocki, N., C. J. Conway, and J. Kidd. 2020. Idaho’s importance to migrating and wintering rough-legged hawks based on GPS tracking data. Idaho Chapter of The Wildlife Society. Moscow, ID. 11 March 2020. March 2020
Paprocki, N., C. J. Conway, and J. Kidd. 2020. Rough-legged Hawk identification, movement, and population trends. Boise, ID. Snake River RaptorFest. 2 June 2020. June 2020
Paprocki, N., C. J. Conway, and J. Kidd. 2020. Rough-legged Hawk identification, differential migration, and Idaho’s importance to this understudied species. Audubon Society, Boise chapter. Boise, ID. Webinar. 14 April 2020. April 2020