Researcher

My Expertise

I have expertise and experience in Australian wetlands and waterbirds including the management of water and environmental flows. I am the project leader for the Feather Map of Australia citizen science project. I also have experience in elemental and stable isotope analysis of biological samples to address ecological challenges including waterbird tracking, diet analysis, and the illegal wildlife trade. 

Fields of Research (FoR)

Freshwater Ecology, Wildlife and Habitat Management, Landscape Ecology, Forensic Biology

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My Research Activities

Natal site fidelity and Australian pelicans in the Murray-Darling Basin, NSW. Joint project with NSW DPE

Waterbird genetics - unraveling natal site fidelity across the Murray-Darling Basin, Joint project with Macquarie University

Feather Map of Australia - www.ansto.gov.au/feathermap

Avian botulism and water management. Joint project with NSW DPE

Developing a real-time forensic tool to determine animal provenance. Joint...view more


My Research Activities

Natal site fidelity and Australian pelicans in the Murray-Darling Basin, NSW. Joint project with NSW DPE

Waterbird genetics - unraveling natal site fidelity across the Murray-Darling Basin, Joint project with Macquarie University

Feather Map of Australia - www.ansto.gov.au/feathermap

Avian botulism and water management. Joint project with NSW DPE

Developing a real-time forensic tool to determine animal provenance. Joint project with Taronga Conservation Society, ANSTO, UTS

Management of environmental flows for waterbirds in the Murray-Darling Basin

Nimmi-Caira Gayini consortium member.

 

 

 


My Research Supervision


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Currently supervising

PhD - Claire Sives - Zooplankton and ephemeral lakes in semi-arid Australia

PhD - Kaytlyn Davis - Genetics of Australian waterbirds

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Location

Level 5 East. E26 Biosciences Building, Randwick Campus

Contact

02 9385 2812