Moynihan, M.

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Biographical History

Dr. Martin H. Moynihan (1928-1996) was a world authority on animal behavior, with major contributions to the study of communication in birds, primates, and cephalopods. In 1957 he became the Resident Naturalist and Director of what was then a small field station on Barro Colorado Island, Panama, later named the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). He transformed the station into a major research institution in tropical biology. After retirement in 1973, he served as Senior Scientist at STRI and continued writing and researching the behavior of various species of wild and imported pheasants at his farmhouse in France.

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http://sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/auk/v115n03/p0755-p0758.pdf

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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute: A research institution in tropical biology

Birth Date

1928

Death Date

1996

Topic

Naturalists

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Personal name

Occupation

Naturalists