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Peter Capainolo

Peter Capainolo
Division of Vertebrate Zoology - Ornithology
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192

voice: 212.313.7781
fax: 212.769.5759

pcap@amnh.org

 
  • Scientific Assistant
    Division of Vertebrate Zoology - Ornithology
    American Museum of Natural History

     
  • M.Phil. Vancouver University
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

     
  • B.A. The University of the State of New York
    Albany, New York

     
  • Adjunct Faculty Department of Biology
    City College of The City University of New York

     
  • Research Associate The Long Island Natural History Museum
    Patchogue, New York
 

    Research Interests:

     

    • Morphology and behavior of artificially produced hybrid falcons
    • Breeding behavior and morphology of Bank Swallows
    • Breeding behavior and migration patterns of colonial waterbirds
    • Viral etiology of avian and human disease states

 

Other Interests:

  • Falconry
  • Hunting/Fishing
  • Taxidermy
  • Water Color Painting
  • Guitar/Musical Composition

 

 

"Anyone who, in discussion, relies upon authority uses not his understanding but rather his memory" ------Leonardo da Vinci, Notebooks (c.1500)

Useful and interesting links:

General biology and human anatomy and physiology:

www.innerbody.com

Dr. Jay Pitocchelli's home page

Alternative views on the causes of AIDS and cancer:

www.duesberg.com

Museum development:

www.limuseum.org

Falconry and birds of prey:

www.peregrinefund.org

www.n-a-f-a.org

 

PUBLICATIONS

Capainolo, P. 1998. In Memoriam: Mary Elizabeth Richard. Hawk Chalk, Journal of the North American Falconers’ Association. 15-16.

Capainolo, P. 1997. Memories of the first Harris' Hawk Parabuteo unicinctus on Long Island. Mews News, Journal of the New York State Falconry Association. 20-25.

Capainolo, P. 1997. Long Island Regional Director’s Report. Mews News, Journal of the New York State Falconry Association. 4-5.

Capainolo, P. and James M. Zingo. 1993. Display perch for unmanned captive raptors. Mews News, Journal of the New York State Falconry Association. 25-26.

Pitocchelli, J. and Peter Capainolo. 1993. Check-list of the birds of Caumsett State Park. Third Edition. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Babylon, New York.

Capainolo, P. 1992. A flight to remember “Ménage a Trois”. Mews News, Journal of the New York State Falconry Association. 22-24.

Capainolo, P. 1992. Observations of raptor migrations along barrier beaches. Mews News, Journal of the New York State Falconry Association. 13-16.

Capainolo, P. 1991. Tree nesting Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Caumsett State Park. The Kingbird, Journal of the Federation of New York State Bird Clubs. Vol. 41(1) : 19-20.

Capainolo, P. and Jay Pitocchelli. 1990. Eastern records of Falco columbarius suckleyi. The Kingbird, Journal of the Federation of New York State Bird Clubs. Vol. 40 (4) : 221-225.

Pitocchelli, J. and Peter Capainolo. 1990. Insect-hawking by some north American gulls. The Kingbird, Journal of the Federation of New York State Bird Clubs. Vol. 40 (2):150-153.

Pitocchelli, J. and Peter Capainolo. 1989. Check-list of the birds of Caumsett State Park. Second Edition. Queens College Office of  Publications, Flushing, New York.

Capainolo, P. and Jay Pitocchelli. 1988. Catalogue of birds of the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum. The Vanderbilt Museum, Centerport, New York.

Capainolo, P. 1987. Specimen preparation identification methods. Collections Care Pilot Training Program (CCPTP) Project. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California. 10 pgs.

Kunstler, D. and Peter Capainolo. 1987. Huckleberry Island: Premier waterbird colony of western Long Island sound. The Kingbird, Journal of the Federation of New York State Bird Clubs. Vol. 37 (4) : 178-188.

Capainolo, P. 1984. Feeding strategies among sympatric passerines in winter. The Kingbird, Journal of the Federation of New York State Bird Clubs. Vol. 34 (2): 87-89.

Capainolo, P. 1982. Hunting with the Merlin Falco columbarius: Two strategies. Mews News, Journal of the New York State Falconry Association. 35-36.

Capainolo, P. and Frank Perez. 1982. A case of complete recovery from trauma induced bumblefoot in an immature Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus. Mews News, Journal of the New York State Falconry Association. 29-30.

Capainolo, P. 1981. Observations of a Barn Owl Tyto alba nest site. Mews News, Journal of the New York State Falconry Association. 17-20.

*This list is updated as new articles are published.
 

For information on how to obtain reprints contact Peter Capainolo at pcap@amnh.org

 

 

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