Joost Tinbergen

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Joost M. Tinbergen (born 1950 in Groningen[1]) is a Dutch ecologist.

Tinbergen is the son of the ornithologist Luuk Tinbergen, and nephew of Nobel Prize–winning brothers Jan and Niko Tinbergen. His older brother is the film-maker Tijs Tinbergen.

Tinbergen gained his PhD from the University of Groningen in 1980. His thesis was 'Foraging decisions in Starlings'. He has been professor since 1994.

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