Brightsmith, Donald individual record
- Associate Professor, Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
My research focuses on the conservation, ecology, health, and welfare of parrots and their relatives in both the wild and captivity.
education and training
- Woodman, C. J., Min-Venditti, A. A., Woosnam, K. M., & Brightsmith, D. J. (2019). Water quality for guest health at remote Amazon ecotourism lodges. TOURISM MANAGEMENT. 72, 202-208.
- Ertl, H. M., Mora, M. A., Boellstorff, D. E., Brightsmith, D., & Carson, K. (2018). Potential effects of neonicotinoid insecticides on northern bobwhites. WILDLIFE SOCIETY BULLETIN. 42(4), 649-655.
- Brightsmith, D. J., Hobson, E. A., & Martinez, G. (2018). Food availability and breeding season as predictors of geophagy in Amazonian parrots. Ibis. 160(1), 112-129.
- Ertl, H., Mora, M. A., Brightsmith, D. J., & Navarro-Alberto, J. A. (2018). Potential impact of neonicotinoid use on Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) in Texas: A historical analysis. PLoS ONE. 13(1), e0191100-e0191100.
- Berkunsky, I., Quillfeldt, P., Brightsmith, D. J., Abbud, M. C., Aguilar, J., Aleman-Zelaya, U., ... Masello, J. F. (2017). Current threats faced by Neotropical parrot populations. BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION. 214, 278-287.
- Tizard, I., & Brightsmith, D. J. (2013). Critical components of duck research: The origin and genetics of domestic ducks. Ducks: Habitat, Behavior and Diseases. (pp. 21-36).
- Brightsmith, D. J. (1999). White-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris versicolurus), Yellow-chevroned Parakeet (Brotogeris chiriri). Poole, A., & Gill, F. (Eds.), The Birds of North America. Academy of Natural Sciences.
- Brightsmith, D. J. (2008). Rainforest expeditions and Earthwatch as funding partners for macaw (Ara spp.) research in southeastern Peru. ORNITOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL. 19(SUPPL.), 173-181.
chaired theses and dissertations
- Daut, Elizabeth Frances (2015-05). Conservation Implications of Illegal Bird Trade and Disease Risk in Peru. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Cornejo, Juan (2012-05). Insights on Psittacine Nutrition through the Study of Free-living Chicks. (Doctoral Dissertation)
Texas A&M University; Vet Med Pathobiology; 4467 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4467