Amanda is Conservation Planning Officer with the Northern Agricultural Catchments Council in Western Australia. She completed her PhD at the Fitzpatrick Institute of African Ornithology in South Africa in 2020. Her doctoral research focused on the impacts of climate change on the behaviour, breeding success and physiology of Southern Pied Babblers. Amanda has a broad interest in conservation biology and global change. She is particularly keen on avian ecology and understanding and responding to the impacts of climate change in dryland environments.