What drives vagrancy of Purple Gallinules?
About the author
Andrew Farnsworth directs the BirdCast project as a Research Associate in the Information Science program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. He specializes in ecology and evolution and remote sensing of bird migration. Andrew’s current research has focused on using three technologies – radar, acoustic, and video monitoring – to study nocturnal bird migration. He began birding at age 5, and quickly developed an interest in bird movements. He received his M.S. in Zoology from Clemson University (Dr. Sidney Gauthreaux) and his Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Cornell University (Dr. John Fitzpatrick).