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Kerstin Höntsch

 

Dr. Kerstin Höntsch

Head of SGN Scientific Coordination

Research interests

• Impact of Land Use on Biodiversity
• Behavioral Ecology of Woodpeckers

Short CV

2009 - Leader Scientific Coordination Office, Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre, Frankfurt 
2005 Project Leader “Nature conservation in former military areas”, Naturstiftung David, Erfurt
2005 Ph.D. in Zoology, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
1998 - 2002 Research Assistant, Goethe-University Frankfurt
1996 Diploma (MSc) in Biology, Technical University Darmstadt
1991 - 1993 Trainee Industrial Manager at Hoechst AG, Frankfurt

Selected Publications

• Rossmanith E., Blaum N., Höntsch K., Jeltsch F (2009) Sex-related parental care strategies in the Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Picoides minor): of flexible mothers and dependable fathers. Journal of Avian Biology 40:28-33.
• Rossmanith, E., K. Höntsch, N. Blaum and F. Jeltsch (2007) Reproductive success and nestling diet in the Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Picoides minor: the early bird gets the caterpillar. Journal of Ornithology 148, 3: 323-332.
• Höntsch, K. (2005) Der Kleinspecht (Picoides minor) – Autökologie einer bestandsbedrohten Vogelart im hessi-schen Vordertaunus. M.-G.- Schmitz-Verlag/Kelkheim: 140 p.

Contact:
Phone: +49 69 7542 1820
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