Richard Gibbons

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Richard Gibbons is the Conservation Director for Houston Audubon where he manages their sanctuaries, develops and manages monitoring programs, and advocates for bird conservation in the region. He has worked as an ornithologist throughout the Americas for 18 years including bird banding, hawk watching, and colonial waterbird management. He recently earned his PhD working at LSU’s Museum of Natural Science where he split his time between coordinating citizen science projects and studying birds, wetlands, and climate change in Peru’s high Andes.