Stable Isotope Analysis and Painted Bunting Origin-Implications for International Pet Trade

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Where do birds that end up in international pet trade come from? How do we know whether or not they have been legally obtained? What happens when a cute colorful songbird crosses a mosaic of different laws and regulations along its migratory route? Tune in to this project for answers to these questions and more! Follow additional work being done in this realm at

Ally Davidge
Ally Davidge
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Ornithology Collections Assistant

My research interests include evolutionary ecology, urban raptor ecology, and landscape ecology.