Fernando Machado-Stredel

Photo: Fernando Machado Stredel


Faculty Advisor: 
Michael J. Andersen

University of Kansas, Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 2023, Advisor: A. Townsend Peterson
Universidad Central de Venezuela, Licentiate in Biology, 2015, Advisor: Jorge L. Pérez-Emán

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Research Area(s)

Animal Ecology,  Computational Biology & Genomics,  Evolutionary Biology,  Global Change Biology,  Historic Ecology,  Population Genetics & Phylogenetics,  Systematics/Phylogenetics,  Vertebrate Biology

Research Interests:

I focus on the biogeography and evolution of avian radiations, aiming to understand factors that shape and drive geographic distributions at different scales of space and time.

Selected Publications:

Cobos ME, C Nuñez-Penichet, PD Campbell, JC Cooper, F Machado-Stredel, N Barve, U Ashraf, AA Alkishe, E Ng'eno, RR Nair, PJ Atauchi, A Adeboje, AT Peterson. 2023. Effects of occurrence data density on conservation prioritization strategies. Biological Conservation 284, 110207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2023.110207 

Machado-Stredel F, B Freeman, D Jiménez-Garcia, ME Cobos, C Nuñez-Penichet, L Jiménez, E Komp, U Perktas, A Khalighifar, K Ingenloff, W Tapondjou, T de Silva, S Fernando, L Osorio-Olvera, AT Peterson. 2022. On the potential of documenting decadal-scale avifaunal change from before-and-after comparisons of museum and observational data across North America. Avian Research 13, 100005. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avrs.2022.100005 

Machado-Stredel F, ME Cobos, AT Peterson. 2021. A simulation-based method for selecting calibration areas for ecological niche models and species distribution models. Frontiers of Biogeography 13 (4), e48814. https://doi.org/10.21425/F5FBG48814 

Machado-Stredel F, AM Fernandes, F Riera, JL Pérez-Emán. 2021. A city of oropendolas: nesting colonies of Crested Oropendola (Psarocolius decumanus) in Caracas. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 132 (2), 259–270. https://doi.org/10.1676/1559-4491-132.2.259 

Gang S, R Zhang, F Machado-Stredel, P Alström, U Johansson, M Irestedt, HL Mays, BD McKay, I Nishiumi, Y Cheng, Y Qu, PGP Ericson, J Fjeldså, AT Peterson, F Lei. 2020. Great journey of Great Tits (Parus major group): Origin, diversification, and historical demographics of a broadly- distributed bird lineage. Journal of Biogeography 47 (7), 1585–1598. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13863