Breeding Bird Studies in Connecticut
Learn about field methods used in Connecticut forests to study breeding birds and common nest predators like crows and raccoons. Join ecology graduate student Eliza Grames to hear about how to measure bird territories, how to find bird nests, and what to look for in bird behavior to know if they're breeding. Find out how to get involved in a citizen science project mapping breeding birds across Connecticut. This is an indoor presentation.
Eliza Grames is a PhD student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut. Her research focuses on ovenbird nesting success and food availability in Connecticut forest fragments.
This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.
The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.