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Natalia Piland

Natalia Piland

University of Chicago, Field Museum, Limanatural

PhD Candidate

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Published on May 07, 2017

Financial Update - 5/7

The field season is over! We got back from Huacho yesterday and now everyone's back home. Soon, I'll update on what Huacho was like and the next post after that will be results - although that post...

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Published on Mar 25, 2017

How to Study Birds in Lima

Para la version de este post en español, visita Limanatural. 1.     Plan to spend ample time in the car. In other words, you will be a radio expert: Radio Mágica, Radio Oasis, and Radio Oxígeno h...

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Published on Feb 26, 2017

Financial Update - 2/26

Hi Backers: I promised a financial update when I went to Lima, and here is what I owe you. I wanted to let you all know of two very exciting updates that happened after an AMAZING crowdsourcing wi...

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Published on Feb 10, 2017

Nauta

This last week was spent in Nauta, where we sampled both the city and the surrounding rural area. Nauta, while an older city than Iquitos, is much smaller, with a metropolitan area of ~509 ha and a...

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Published on Jan 25, 2017

Iquitos, city and birds / Iquitos, ciudad y aves

We are approaching the end of the Iquitos portion of the field season. Soon, we’ll head off to Nauta to assess community diversity in that smaller city and its gradient, and then to Nina Rumi to as...

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Published on Jan 16, 2017

Letter to my backers / Carta a mis donantes

Hi everyone, I just want to thank you all for funding my project. I am so lucky to have the kind of support in my life that awards me 101% funded 10 days after launch. This is a great opportunity ...

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Published on Jan 13, 2017

Meet the Team! / Les presento al equipo

Today was our first day of data collection. We woke up real early and went to our first point count, the Bellavista Port of Nanay, and walked all over Punchana registering birds. I ...

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Published on Jan 08, 2017

Getting Ready to Go! / Alistándome

I got into Lima at 2 AM this morning and already my luggage is everywhere. I'm re-packing only the things I need for the Loreto portion of my trip: hiking boots (for proper ankle support, of cours...

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Can't reveal too much until the data analysis is done! But I was definitely surprised that there were parts of the city that we didn't register any vultures.
Jan 27, 2017
How do bird communities change along urbanization gradients in the Neotropics?
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When I get home I'll try to scrounge up some and post them :)
Jan 12, 2017
How do bird communities change along urbanization gradients in the Neotropics?
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you should see my early bird drawings, they are SO bad
Jan 08, 2017
How do bird communities change along urbanization gradients in the Neotropics?
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