Peter Berthold#


Peter Berthold
Email:berthold 'at' orn.mpg.de
Membership Number:1802
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:ORGANISMIC & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Username:pberthold
Homepage:http://www.orn.mpg.de/589467/Prof_Dr_Peter_Berthold





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2005 Professor Emeritus
  • 1998 Director, Vogelwarte Radolfzell, as one of the two divisions of the Research Unit for Ornithology of the Max Planck Society
  • 1991 Local Head, Vogelwarte Radolfzell, Max Planck Institute of Behavioural Physiology
  • 1981 Professor of Biology, University of Constance
  • 1972 Lecturer, University of Constance

Fields of Scholarship
  • Migration - all aspects
    • annual periodicity
    • biological rhythms
    • behavioural, population and molecular genetics
    • evolutionary biology
    • population dynamics
    • ecosystem analysis
    • reproduction
    • biology of capercaillie
    • basic research related to conservation
    • satellite tracking
    • capercaillie biology and conservation
    • studies of effects of (all year) bird feeding

Honours and Awards
  • Member of the International Ornithological Committee (1982)
  • Member of the Permanent Executive Committee of the International Ornithologial Congresses(1986)
  • Chairman of the Scientific Program Committee of the XX. International Ornithological Congress (1986)
  • Award of the Deutsche Ornithologen-Gesellschaft (1988)
  • Elliott Coues Award, American Ornithologist's Union (1989)
  • Honorary Fellow, American Ornithologist's Union (1990)
  • Golden nestbox for bird conservation activities, Ludwigshafen/Rhine (1990)
  • Bruno-H. Schubert-Award of the Schubert-Foundation (1991)
  • Member of the Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europaea (1992)
  • Witherby Memorial Lecturer, British Trust for Ornithology (1992)
  • President of the XXII. International Ornithological Congress in Durban (1994)
  • Honorary Member of the British Ornithologists' Union (1995)
  • Council Member of the European Ornithologists' Union (1997)
  • Scientific Member of the Max Planck Society(1998)
  • Member of the Academia Europaea (1998)
  • Science Price and Karl Ritter von Frisch-Medal of the German Zoological Society (1998)
  • J. Müller and E. Haeckel Memorial Lecturer, Berlin and Jena (1999)
  • Honorary Member of the Deutsche Ornithologen-Gesellschaft (2000)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Deutsche Jagdschutz-Verband (2000)
  • Philip Morris Research Award (2002)
  • Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2003)
  • Honorary Member Spanish Ornithological Society (2004)
  • Honorary Award Heinz Sielmann Foundation (2004)
  • Challenge trophy, Vogelwarte Radolfzell (2004)
  • Member of the Council of the Sielmann Foundation (2005)
  • Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation (2005)
  • Honorary Member of the Ornithological Society of Saxony (2005)
  • Corresponding Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences (2006)
  • Felix-von-Hornstein-Medal, by the BNO, Bad Wurzach (2006)
  • Promega Science and Journalism Price for excellent publications in Biology (2011)
  • Order of Merit of State Baden-Württemberg (2012)


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