PhenoMismatch is an NSF-funded collaboration to understand the causes and consequences of phenological match/mismatch between spring leaf-out, insect emergence, and bird nesting across eastern North America.
Occupancy models are commonly parameterized via a latent occupancy state, but marginalizing offers substantial computational advantages. Here’s my primer on implementing the marginalized parameterization in JAGS or Stan.
Project eBird is an online repository for hundreds of millions of avian records collected primarily by amateur birdwatchers and fully vetted by expert regional reviewers. I volunteer as the reviewer for Amazonian Peru and Colombia.
Xeno Canto is an online database of recordings of wild bird vocalizations, housing over 450,000 recordings comprising over 10,000 species represented. I’ve contributed a couple of interesting cuts, including this Sira Curassow.