Meet Our Team

Principal Investigators

  • Dr. Sara Kaiser

    Director | Hubbard Brook Field Ornithology Program
    Research Ecologist | Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
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  • Michael Webster in the field
    Dr. Mike Webster

    Director | Macaulay Library, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

    Professor and Robert G. Engel Professor of Ornithology | Cornell University

  • Scott Sillett in the field
    Dr. Scott Sillett

    Director | Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center

  • Michael Hallworth in the field
    Dr. Michael Hallworth

    Data Scientist | Vermont Center for Ecostudies

Postdoctoral Fellows

Graduate Students


  • Richard Holmes in the field
    Dr. Richard Holmes

    Ronald and Deborah Harris Professor of Environmental Biology Emeritus | Dartmouth College
    Began Hubbard Brook bird research in 1969, which he has continued for the past 54 years