What citizen scientist birdwatchers can tell us about hummingbird migration

This is a public research summary of: Supp, Sarah R., Frank A. La Sorte, Tina A. Cormier, Marisa C. W. Lim, Don R. Powers, Susan M. Wethington, and Catherine H. Graham. 2015. Citizen-science data provides new insight into annual and seasonal variation in migration patterns. Ecosphere 6: art15.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES14-00290.1 [Open Access]

Our recent paper in Ecosphere uses citizen science data from eBird to look at the movement patterns for five migratory  species of North American hummingbirds. Continue reading

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Open grant proposals and sharing in science

My research is not a secret. In fact, I want everyone to know what I’m working on! I worked hard to get a grant to support my research and to pursue additional training in teaching science. In fact, you can read all about what I’m doing for the next 3 years here. My NSF Math Bio Postdoc Fellowship proposal is public. Continue reading