Ecology of the Black-capped Petrel
We study the foraging ecology of the endangered Black-capped Petrel breeding in the Dominican Republic to learn more about its habitat use and feeding habits and inform conservation plans for the species.
The Gulf of Mexico Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species is a a federal partnership between the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Geological Survey, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The seabird component of GoMMAPPS is anticipated to be the most spatially and temporally extensive avian research effort conducted in the Gulf of Mexico.
Spatial ecology of Brown Pelican
We study colony-specific movement patterns, habitat use and risk at sea, foraging ecology and biology in the Eastern Brown Pelican in the northern Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic coast.