Milla Mihailova

Milla Mihailova

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Campus Geelong Waurn Ponds
Supervisor Andy Bennett,
Mathew Berg,
Katherine Buchanan

Thesis title
Olfactory signalling in a highly divergent species complex: the crimson rosella

Research interests
1. Behavioural ecology
2. Animal communication
3. Conservation biology

2011 – Current: PhD, Deakin University, Australia
2013 – Current: casual field zoologist, Biosis, Australia
2010 – 2011: Honours, Flinders University, Australia
2009: Intern, Bottlenose Dolphin Research Institute, Italy and Research Assistant, South   Australian Research and Development Institute, Australia

Key publications
Mihailova, M., Berg, M. L., Buchanan, K. L., & Bennett, A. T. D. (2014). Odour-based discrimination of subspecies, species and sexes in an avian species complex, the

Kleindorfer, Sonia, Evans, Christine, Mihailova, Milla, Colombelli-Négrel, Diane, Hoi, Herbert, Griggio, Matteo, Mahr, Katharina, and Robertson, Jeremy (2013). When subspecies matter: resident Superb Fairy-wrens (Malurus cyaneus) distinguish the sex and subspecies of intruding birds. EMU 113, 259–269.

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