Avian Ecologist Emily Williams was featured in the Associated Press!
People (and birds!) around the country are chattering about Emily Williams, an ecologist in the Marra Lab, and her work on tracking the American Robin. Using advanced trackers that maximize accuracy while minimizing weight, Williams is hard at work researching the migration of these birds and the impacts of various factors, such as climate change and nesting success, on their movement. These tracking data are key to understanding the decline of the American Robin and their strategies for responding to major environmental changes. To read more about Emily’s work, check out the article here: https://apnews.com/article/business-birds-technology-science-environment-and-nature-03234b4ba5506dae02e6dcd16e3c33de (new window)