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  • Sausner, J., J. Torres-Mura, J. Robertson and F. Hertel. 2016. Ecomorphological differences in foraging and pattering behavior among storm-petrels in the eastern Pacific Ocean. AUK 133: 397-414.

  • Sustaita, D., E. Pouydebat, A. Manzano, V. Abdala, F. Hertel and A. Herrel. 2013. Getting a grip on tetrapod grasping: form, function, and evolution. Biological Reviews 88: 380-405.

  • Brewer, M., F. Hertel and. 2007. Wing shape and flight behavior of pelecaniform seabirds. Journal of Morphology 268: 866-877.

  • Hertel, F., D. Martinez, M. Lemus and J. Torres-Mura. 2005. Birds from Chungungo, Tilgo, and Pajaros Islands in north-central Chile. Journal of Field Ornithology 76: 197-203.

  • Hertel, F. and J. Torres-Mura. 2003. Discovery of a breeding colony of Elliot's Storm–Petrel (Oceanites gracilis Hydrobatidae) in Chile. Ornitologia Neotropical 14: 113-115.

  • Hertel, F. and L.T. Ballance. 1999. Wing ecomorphology of seabirds from Johnston Atoll. Condor 101: 549-556.

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Educational Background

  • 1994 – Ph.D., UCLA (Vertebrate Evolution)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2000 – Cooper Ornithological Society,

  • 1991 – American Ornithologists' Union,

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