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

Staff Member

Mr. Adrian Naveda-Rodriguez

Adrian Naveda

Phone: (662) 312 - 7436


  • MS Universidad Internacional Mendez Pelayo 2013
  • BS Instituto Universitario de Tecnologia de Yaracuy 2001


Adrian is a native of Venezuela. His research interest is ecology and conservation of birds of prey. Before coming to the Mississippi Cooperative Research Unit he worked for the Wildlife Conservation Society in Ecuador where he participated in a number of projects including the Andean Condor, Amazon river turtles and many others. His dissertation research is looking at movement ecology and migration strategies of the Turkey Vulture.. Since 2001, I have worked as a conservation biologist for government agencies and NGO's in northern South America and the Eastern US. Main research interest is raptor ecology and conservation.

Research Publications Publication Date
Naveda-Rodriguez A., K.L. Bildstein, D.R. Barber, J.F. Therrien, M.L. Avery, B.M. Kluever, S.A. Rush, and F.J. Vilella. 2023. Turkey Vulture survival is reduced in areas of greater road density. Ornithological Applications 125:duad024. | Abstract | Download July 2023
Presentations Presentation Date
Naveda-Rodriguez A., K.L. Bildstein, D.R. Barber, J.F. Therrien, B.M. Kluever, M.L. Avery and F.J. Vilella. 2022. Landscape composition but not configuration modulate annual survival of Turkey Vultures. Annual Meeting of the Raptor Research Foundation, October 4-9, 2022, Fort Lauderdale FL. October 2022