Jane Capozzelli

Jane Capozzelli

Nov 03, 2016

Group 6 Copy 116
1
Please wait...

About This Project

Though grasslands are increasingly scarce in the Midwest, there are pockets remaining on private lands grazed by cattle. Restoration thus requires balancing the needs of birds with the needs of landowners. To address this, we propose to research habitat quality for grassland birds in a working landscape. Using field data, we study grassland bird abundance, prey abundance, and nest site selection in response to invasive management and human decisions driving landscape changes.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

The Secret Life of Parrots: decoding vocal babbling in wild parrot chicks

I’m studying the first observable behavior of wild parrot babbling inside the nest. Similar to infants, parrots...

Metal-devouring plant hero: How do hyperaccumulating plants extract metals from contaminated soil?

Food safety issues caused by heavy metal contamination is a global concern, but hyperaccumulating plants could...

Should I stay or should I go? Connecting bird behavior during migration to fat stores and antioxidant capacity

Thank you to our backers for $5600! We actually need up to $24000 - please keep donating! In the fall, most...