Autumn Iverson

Autumn Iverson

Wildilfe Ecologist


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Published on Feb 13, 2023

Paper published!

Thank you again to everyone that contributed to this project. It would not have been possible without your help! And after years of raising money, doing field work, analyzing data and writing, the ...

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Published on Feb 23, 2020

Tags retrieved!

I spent a lot of time on tag retrieval in the fall and early winter. I was usually out there about four days a week, attempting to get back as many birds as possible with tags. And there is good ne...

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Published on Mar 27, 2019

All tags deployed!

It was a busy winter getting all the tags out and with your generous donations and the money from National Geographic, I was able to deploy 35 tags!! 17 of these were deployed at the coastal Califo...

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Published on Jan 16, 2019

Follow Project Updates on Instagram

Hi there! I have created a new Instagram account where I will post pictures and project updates. If you have Instagram, follow me at @autumn_ecology! I will also continue to post some updates here ...

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Published on Dec 01, 2018

Zonotrichia, Zonotrichia, Zonotrichia!

Zonotrichia, Zonotrichia, Zonotrichia! I am used to seeing Golden-crowned sparrows and White-crowned sparrows at my field sites this time of year - both in the genus Zonotrichia. Recently though, ...

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Published on Nov 01, 2018

My first banding recapture!

I just wanted to write a super quick note to let you all know something encouraging for the project. I've been getting things ready for banding at the inland location (still have to make some cages...

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Published on Oct 03, 2018

Stretch goal added - 7 hours left!

My last lab note talked about how stable isotope analyses can help with understanding migratory connectivity for a larger sample of individuals. I added a stretch goal of another $1000 to cover cos...

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Published on Oct 01, 2018

Using stable isotopes to learn even more

There are only two days remaining in the campaign! I know I've said it before, but thank you AGAIN to all the people that donated! Before the campaign ends, I wanted to share with you one other way...

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Published on Sep 26, 2018

We reached the goal - next steps! (and a beautiful painting)

Thank you to all of the 59 backers that helped make this project happen!! Reaching 100% funding is amazing and I'm so excited to get the birds tagged this winter! I can't wait to share the results ...

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