‘eighty years of promoting biodiversity conservation through taxonomic research, scientific training and international networks’

Harrison Institute, Centre for Biodiversity Research

Ariya using a binocular microscope with camera lucida to make technical drawings.




Above: Ariya at the University of Ulm, Germany where she is undertaking her PhD in the taxonomy of SE Asian bulbuls.

Below: Ariya studying birds in the forests of Thailand.

Ariya removing Pycnonotus atriceps from a mist net in peninsular Thailand.

Ariya Dejtaradol

Lecturer, Department of Biology, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science
Prince of Songkla University
Hatyai, Songkhla, 90112
Thailand
E-mail: sciariya@gmail.com

Currently studying as a Darwin PhD Student at the University of Ulm, Germany

Institute of Experimental Ecology
University of Ulm
Albert Einstein Allee 11
89069 Ulm
Germany
Tel. +49 (0)731 50 22667
Fax +49 (0)731 50 22683


Education:

2010-(ongoing): Ph.D. (Darwin Initiative Programme) University of Ulm, Germany - Is the Indochinese-Sundaic zoogeographic transition zone in Thai-Malay Peninsula reflected in the taxonomy and evolutionary history of selected bulbuls of the genus Pycnonotus?

2008: M.Sc. (Ecology, International Programme) Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Title of M.Sc. thesis: A taxonomic review of the Rhinolophus pusillus group (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) in Thailand.

2004: B.Sc. Prince of Songkla University, Thailand


Research Interests:

  • Taxonomy and phylogeography of Southeast Asian birds, with particular reference to bulbuls

  • Taxonomy, ecology and acoustic studies of bats in Southeast Asia.


Current and Recent Research Activities:

2010-2013: Taxonomic review of bulbuls (genus Pycnonotus) in SE Asia (PhD research)

2007-2010: Taxonomic review of bats in th genus Rhinolophus (horseshoe bats) in SE Asia (including MSc research)

2008-2010: Taxonomic revision of Hipposideros turpis complex (Japan, Vietnam and Thailand)


List of publications:


Dejtaradol A, M. Päckert, V. Chimchome, P. J. J. Bates, C. Satasook, S. Karapan, and S. C. Renner. (in prep). Geographical variation of bulbuls’ song: Indochinese-Sundaic subregion (Pycnonotus flaviventris).

Dejtaradol A, M. Päckert, V. Chimchome, P. J. J. Bates, C. Satasook, S. Karapan, and S. C. Renner. (in prep). Song Variation of Stripe-throated Bulbul (Pycnonotus finlaysoni) in continental Southeast Asia.

Dejtaradol, A., S. C. Renner, R. G. Moyle, P. J. J. Bates, C. Satasook, S. Karapan, and M. Päckert. (in prep). Phylogeny and historical biogeography of Southeast Asian Bulbuls (Aves: Pycnonotidae).

Dejtaradol, A, Bumrungsri, S, Satasook, C, Nualcharoen, K, Soisook, P, Harrison, DL, and Bates, PJJ. A taxonomic review of the Rhinolophus pusillus group (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) in Thailand. In review.

Puechmaille SJ, Soisook P, Yokubol M, Piyapan P, Gouilh MA, Mie KM, Kyaw KK, Mackie I, Bumrungsri S, Dejtaradol A, Nwe T, Bu SSH, Satasook C, Bates PJJ, Teeling E (2009) Population size, distribution, threats and conservation status of two endangered bat species: Craseonycteris thonglongyai and Hipposideros turpis. Endangered Species Research, 8:15-23.

Soisook P, Bumrungsri S, Dejtaradol A, Francis CM, Csorba G, Guillen-Servent A, Bates PJJ (2007) First records of Kerivoula kachinensis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Cambodia, Lao PDR and Thailand. Acta Chiropterologica, 9:339-345.

Participation in International Research and Training projects:

2010-ongoing: Harrison Institute, UK - sponsored by Darwin Initiative, UK: 'Enhancing taxonomic capacity to underpin tropical biodiversity conservation' (SE Asia).

2010: Harrison Institute, UK - sponsored by Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK: 'Integrating Myanmar into Southeast Asia's biodiversity network'.

2008-2010: Bristol University and Harrison Institute, UK - sponsored by British Council (PMI2): 'Testing models that predict the distribution and ecological requirements of threatened bat species in Thailand'.

2005-2008: Harrison Institute, UK - sponsored by Darwin Initiative, UK: 'Taxonomic initiative for Southeast Asian bat studies (Thailand, Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam)'.


International conferences:

2012: Phylogeography of Bulbuls (Pycnonotus spp.) in the Thai-Malay Peninsula: the Indochinese-Sundaic Zoogeographic Transition Zone at the Isthmus of Kra. Thailand Wildlife Seminar, Department of Forestry, Kasetsart University, Thailand. 13-14 December, 2012. (Oral presentation)

2012: Phylogeography of Bulbuls (Pycnonotus spp.) in the Thai-Malay Peninsula: the Indochinese-Sundaic Zoogeographic Transition Zone at the Isthmus of Kra. International Ornithological Congress of Southeast Asia, hosted by Prince of Songkla University, Thailand. 27-29 November, 2012. (Oral Presentation)

2011: Phylogeographie der Bülbüls auf der Thai-Malay-Halbinsel: Die Übergangszone von   der indochinesischen zur sundaischen zoogeographi-schen Region am Isthmus von Kra. 144. Jahresversammlung der Deutschen Ornithologen-Gesellschaft in Potsdam, Germany. 29 September – 4 October 2011. (Oral presentation)

2011: Attended the 1st Conference on Taxonomy and Systematics in Thailand. 2-4 May, 2011. Naresuan University, Thaialnd.

2009: Attended UK National Bat Conference. 18-20 September, 2009. University of York, UK.

2007: Taxonomic review of the Rhinolophus pusillus group in Thailand. 1st SE Asian Bat Conference. 7-11 July 2007. Phuket, Thailand. (Poster presentation).


International Workshops and Training:

Lao, PDR
2008: Workshop on 'Building capacity in Lao PDR bat studies: an example of regional co-operation'. 31 March, 2008. National University of Laos.

Germany
March, 2013: Bird specimens preparation, Senkenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, Dresden.

Myanmar
2010: Workshop on ‘Biodiversity studies in Myanmar, with particular reference to mammals, birds and amphibians’. 22-28 February, 2010. Mandalay University, Mandalay, Myanmar.

Thailand
2010: Workshop on ‘Bird research and conservation in SE Asia’. 21-22 October, 2010. Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand.

2010: Workshop on ‘Using GIS and echolocation as tools for conservation of bats in SE Asia’. 26-28 July, 2010. Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand.

2006: Regional training course on ‘Bat taxonomy’. 20-27 March 2006. Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand.

United Kingdom
2009: Training in 'Bat taxonomy and acoustics'. 10 September-30 October, 2009. Bristol University and Harrison Institute, UK.

2007: Training in ‘Bat taxonomy and research techniques’. 27 February–30 April 2007. Harrison Institute, Sevenoaks, Kent, UK.

Vietnam
2006: Workshop on ‘Field techniques for bat research’. 8-14 August, 2006. Hanoi and Cat Ba Island, Vietnam.