P.h.D Dissertation:

I am studying the ecology of bird communities in thorny hill scrub habitat of Peninsular India. I am also, developing effective conservation and wildlife management practices through the study of the socio-economic structure of human settlements near forests.

Published Papers:

Wiley, S., R. Kannan, D.A. James, and A. Deshwal, 2015. Foraging Behavior of Swainson’s Thrushes (Catharus ustulatus) During Spring Migration through Arkansas. Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science, 69(1), pp.124-129.

Deshwal, A., P. Panwar, and R. Kannan (2019). Black-headed Saltator (Saltator atriceps), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.blhsal1.01

Kannan R., A. Deshwal, and P. Panwar, In Press. Monograph on Crimson-collared Tanager (Ramphocelus sanguinolentusi).Version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York, USA.

Panwar P., A. Deshwal, and R. Kannan, In Press. Monograph on Clay-colored thrush (Turdus grayi).version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York, USA.

Research Papers in Preparation:

Deshwal A., D.A. James, R. Kannan, S. Stephenson, K.G. Smith. Quantify and portray ordination of common bird species corresponding to habitat characteristics in Eastern Ghats of India.

Deshwal, A., R. Kannan, D.A.James, S. L. Stephenson. Understanding inter-seasonal variation in niche breadth and overlap of scrubland bird communities.

Deshwal A., D.A. James, R. Kannan, S. Stephenson, K.G. Smith. Understanding the foraging pattern of congeneric and sympatric species in Eastern Ghats of India.

Deshwal A., D.A. James, R. Kannan, S. Stephenson, K.G. Smith. New method to identify generalist and specialist bird species in Eastern Ghats of India.

Deshwal A. and D.A.James. New method to identify of generalist and specialist bird species in Michigan old fields.

Deshwal A., P. Panwar, J. Neal, R. Kannan, K.G. Smith. Irruptive Migration of Red Crossbills. Are Red Crossbills breeding in Arkansas?

Deshwal A. Macro-geographic variation in the song dialect of common hawk-cuckoo (hierococcyx varius varius) across Indian subcontinent.

Deshwal A., T. Block, E. Schumacher, L.V. Mieden. Stable dominance hierarchies in hummingbirds at artificial feeders.

James D.A. and A. Deshwal.Quantification and ordination of common bird species corresponding to habitat characteristics in Michigan old fields.

James D.A., R. Kannan, and A. Deshwal. Identification of generalist and specialist bird species in Belize.

James D.A., R. Kannan, and A. Deshwal. Quantification and ordination of common bird species corresponding to habitat characteristics in Belize old fields.