The benefits of snow burrowing for a winter-adapted bird
About the author
Amy is a Research Scientist at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Office of Applied Science, based in Madison, Wisconsin. Amy’s PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison focused on how changing winter conditions impact the behaviour, stress physiology, and survival of a winter-adapted bird, the Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus). Amy worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Missouri, studying migration strategies of a globally-distributed, Arctic-nesting goose species. In her current position, Amy conducts ecological research to better inform management and conservation of Wisconsin’s waterfowl populations and habitats.