David Bonter

Department: 
Lab of Ornithology
Office: 
243B
Phone: 
607-254-2457
I'm an avian biologist working in three primary study systems: 1) reproductive biology of gulls (at Shoals Marine Lab), 2) optimal foraging behavior (winter study focused on songbirds, Ithaca area), and 3) migration (Braddock Bay Bird Observatory).
Research Interests: 
Behavior
Conservation
Ecology
Ornithology
BioG 2990/4990 Credit: 
Yes
Current Opening in my Lab: 
Yes
Paid Work Study: 
Yes
Paid Non-Work Study: 
No
Volunteer: 
Yes
Honors Thesis: 
Yes
Research Activities in Which Undergraduates Participate: 
Summer internships in field science at Shoals Marine Lab; Bird banding and research on optimal foraging around Ithaca during the academic year.
Approximate Number of Students in the Lab per Semester: 
3
Is There a Minimum Number of Hours per Week: 
No