Dioscoro S. Rabor
Dioscoro S. Rabor
|Died||March 25, 1996 (aged 84)|
|Alma mater||University of the Philippines|
|Spouse(s)||Lina N. Florendo Rabor|
|Doctoral advisor||Sidney Dillon Ripley|
|Notable students||Angel C. Alcala|
|Author abbrev. (zoology)||Rabor|
Dioscoro Siarot Rabor (Filipino ornithologist, zoologist, and conservationist. Known as the "Father of Philippine Wildlife Conservation", he led more than 50 wildlife expeditions in the Philippines, authored 87 scientific papers and articles, and described 69 new bird taxa and numerous mammal species.May 18, 1911– March 25, 1996), also known as Joe Rabor, was a
Awards and recognition
- Fulbright Research Fellowship, Field Museum of Natural History
- Guggenheim Fellowship, Organismic Biology & Ecology (1950)
- Research Associate, Field Museum of Natural History
- Research Associate, Yale Peabody Museum
- Research Associate, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
- Research Associate, Denver Museum of Nature and Science
- Research Associate, Bernice P. Bishop Museum
- Corresponding Fellow, American Ornithologists' Union
- Research Fellowship in Zoology, Yale University (1957-1958)
- Research Fellowship in Zoology, Chicago Natural History Museum (1957-1958)
- United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (1957-1958)
- Research Grantee, Frank M. Chapman Memorial Fund (1962,1963-1964)
- Travel Grantee, International Council for Bird Preservation (1962)
- Research Grantee, Yale University (1962)
- Travel Grantee, 1st World Conference on National Parks in Seattle, Washington (1962)
- Travel Grantee, 13th International Ornithological Congress in Cornell University, New York (1962)
- Honorary Research Associate Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. (1963)
- Honorary Curator in Ornithology in the National Museum of the Philippines (1964)
- Member of the Planning Committee of the following International Ornithological Congresses:
- XIV, Oxford (1966)
- XV, The Hague (1970)
- XVI, Canberra (1974)
- Alcala, Angel C. (August 9, 2007). "Lessons Learned and Responses to Academic Challenges at Silliman University". Silliman University. Retrieved August 6, 2011.
- "Biography of Angel C. Alcala" (PDF). The 1992 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Government Service. 1992. Retrieved August 6, 2011.
- Kennedy, Robert S.; Miranda, Hector C. Jr. (1998). "In Memoriam: Dioscoro S. Rabor" (PDF). The Auk. American Ornithologists' Union. 115 (1): 204–205. doi:10.2307/4089125. ISSN 0004-8038. JSTOR 4089125. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 6, 2010. Retrieved August 6, 2011.
- "Focusing on the Philippine Eagle for the conservation of nature". The Philippine Eagle Foundation. Retrieved August 6, 2011.
- Puracan, Karen (1995). "The Philippine Eagle: 'King of Birds'". Delaware Valley Raptor Center. Retrieved August 6, 2011.
- "Dioscoro S. Rabor". John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Retrieved August 6, 2011.
- Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. ("Rabor", p. 215).