Interested in presenting at the symposium?  We welcome abstracts for presentation by students conducting original research on any topic related to birds.  

WVBS Presentations should:

  • Be succinct and memorable
  • Emphasize aspects that make your work intriguing, exciting, or fun
  • Showcase original work and/or demonstrate professional opportunities in Ornithology
  • Connect with, and be understandable to, the general public

Please email Jesse Laney ( if you are interested in presenting. Questions? E-mail us at