Position: PhD Student

Email: natalia.krolikowska@amu.edu.pl

Phone: +48 61 829-56-16

Room: 1.26


Research Interests

  • antipredator strategies, social mechanisms leading to coordinated defense
  • parental investment
  • ecology of farmland birds
  • farmland raptors habitat selection

Career History

  • 2013 – to date: PhD candidate in ecology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University
  • 2013: MSc in biology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University
  • 2011: BSc in biology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University

Honors & awards

  • Polish-American Freedom Foundation “PhDo” scholarship awarded in 2016
  • Dean of Faculty of Biology UAM award for outstanding academic achievement and special activity at Student Scientific Society of Naturalists (KNP UAM) in 2013
  • Ministry of Science and Higher Education Scholarship awarded in 2011


  1. Wildlife monitoring


Królikowska N., Krupiński D., Kuczyński L. 2018. Combining data from multiple sources to design a raptor census – the first national survey of the Montagu’s Harrier Circus pygargus in Poland. Bird Conservation International, in press, DOI: 10.1017/S0959270917000235


Królikowska N. 2017. Current status and population trends of selected bird species breeding in the Warta Valley in the Rogaliński Landscape Park. Ornis Polonica, 58: 12-25.


Królikowska N., Szymkowiak J., Laidlaw R.A., Kuczyński L. 2016. Threat-sensitive anti-predator defence in precocial wader, the Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus. Acta Ethologica, 19 (3): 163-171, DOI: 10.1007/s10211-016-0236-1


Szymkowiak J., Królikowska N. 2014. Mechanisms of clustering breeding territories by songbirds. Kosmos 63: 45-53, www


Królikowska N., Szymkowiak J. 2012. Brać nogi za pas, czy zgrywać bohatera? O dystansie ucieczki u ptaków. Ptaki Polski 3/2012 (27). [in Polish]