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

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