Andrea Trigueros

Banded red-eyed vireo at WBS

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

I’m interested in partial migration in birds, the associated trade-offs of differential migratory strategies, and the evolution of migratory behavior.

EDUCATION:

2019 – Present: PhD Student in Ecology, Evolution and Systematics – Department of Biology, University of Missouri-St. Louis

2007 – 2012: BA in Communications, Universidad de Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

RESEARCH AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Nov. 2018 – Present: Parker Lab at UMSL. Lab assistant. Disease screening for avian malaria.
  • April 2019 – Present: Seasonal volunteer for bird banding project to track spring migration at the World Bird Sanctuary, MO.
  • Sept. 2018 – June 2019: Muchhala Lab at UMSL. Assisted with taxonomic revision of the Burmeistera genus, worked with herbarium specimens at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.
  • May-October 2018: Bird Technician, Audubon Center at Riverlands. Conducted avian point count surveys along the Mississippi River during
    the breeding season.
  • Aug. – Dec. 2017: Internship in the Animal Behavior department at the St. Louis Zoo, MO.

PUBLIC PROFILES:

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Email: actn2v@umsystem.edu