Dr. David W. Steadman
Curator of Ornithology
320 Dickinson Hall
Museum Road & Newell Drive
Gainesville, FL 32611
352-273-1968 or 352-273-1969
Ph.D. Geosciences, University of Arizona, 1982
Biogeography, systematics, community ecology, zooarchaeology, and paleontology of birds, especially on tropical islands. Current focus is on habitat associations, species-area relationships, turnover, extinction, comparative osteology, and species-level systematics of landbirds from Pacific and Caribbean islands.
Andrew Kratter - Ornithology Collection Manager
Thomas Webber - Ornithology Collection Manager
Steadman, D.W. 1998. Status of landbirds on selected islands in the Ha'apai Group, Kingdom of Tonga. Pacific Science 52:14-34.
Steadman, D.W. & P.V. Kirch. 1998. Biogeography and prehistoric exploitation of birds in the Mussau Islands, Papua New Guinea. Emu 98:13-22.
Steadman, D.W. 1998. [Review of] The Origin and Evolution of Birds by Alan Feduccia. The Wilson Bulletin 110:140-141.
Steadman, D.W. 1998. From glaciers to global warming: the long-term ecology of birds in New York State. pp. 56-71 in E. Levine, ed. Birds of New York State. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY.
Steadman, D.W. & L.J. Justice. 1998. Prehistoric exploitation of birds on Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia. Man and Culture in Oceania 14:81-98.