Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois

Thomas J Benson
tjbenson
Email: tjbenson@illinois.edu
Title: CTAP Coordinator
Mailing address:
1816 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
US
Office address:
1816 S. Oak Street - room 2108
Champaign, IL 61820
US
Address mailcode: 652
Office room: 2108
Location: Forbes Natural History Building
Phone: 217-265-6242
  
Fax: 217-244-0802

Activities:
Research:
Message to students:

Please send me an email to discuss potential opportunities.

Recognition:
Professional affiliations:
Selected publications:
Benson, T.J., S.J. Chiavacci, and M.P. Ward. 2013. Patch size and edge proximity are useful predictors of brood parasitism but not nest survival of grassland birds. Ecological Applications 23:879–887.

Benson, T.J., J.D. Brown, and J.C. Bednarz. 2010. Identifying predators clarifies predictors of nest success in a temperate passerine. Journal of Animal Ecology 79:225–234.

Benson, T.J., N.M. Anich, J.D. Brown, and J.C. Bednarz. 2010. Habitat and landscape effects on brood parasitism, nest survival, and fledgling production in Swainson's Warblers. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:81–93.

Benson, T.J., and J.C. Bednarz. 2010. Relationships among survival, body condition, and habitat of breeding Swainson's Warblers. Condor 112:138–148.

Walk, J.W., M.P. Ward, T.J. Benson, J.L. Deppe, S. Lischka, S.D. Bailey, and J.D. Brawn. 2010. Illinois Birds: A Century of Change. Illinois Natural History Survey Special Publication 31.  

Anich, N.M., T.J. Benson, and J.C. Bednarz. 2009. Estimating territory and home-range sizes: do singing locations alone provide an accurate estimate of space use? Auk 126:626–634.
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Professional society involvement and activities:
American Ornithologists' Union
Association of Field Ornithologists
Cooper Ornithological Society
The Wildlife Society
Wilson Ornithological Society
Education:

Ph.D., Arkansas State University, 2008
M.S., Iowa State University, 2003
B.S., University of Iowa, 2000

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Illinois Natural History Survey

1816 South Oak Street, MC 652
Champaign, IL 61820
217-333-6880
cms@inhs.illinois.edu

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