Biology professor shares study of drongo behavior


Dr. Laura Mahrt, associate professor of biology, is the guest for the next colloquium at Eastern Oregon University on Thursday.

Her presentation on the “Behaviors of Drongos in Mixed Foraging Flocks in Southern India” begins at 4 p.m. in Ackerman Hall, Room 210. Light refreshments will be provided and the event will be streamed at

Mahrt is a herpetologist with specialization in local amphibians. Her student research projects include mixed foraging flock behavior of birds, and population ecology and population genetics of the threatened Columbia spotted frog. When not studying snakes, turtles, frogs and birds, she teaches introductory biology, human anatomy and physiology, ecology and ornithology at EOU. 

A list of related resources on presentation topics is provided by Pierce Library and available at EOU’s colloquium series is free and open to the public. For more information call 541-962-3316.

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