Curriculum Vitae

  • Alfred-Wegener-Institute, since 2020
  • Swiss Ornithological Institute, 2017 - 2019
  • University of California Davis, 2016 - 20178
  • Deakin University, 2015 - 2016


  • Bird Migration
  • Global Change Biology
  • Disease Ecology


PhD , Deakin University (2016)
MSc , University of Jena (2010)
BSc , University of Rostock (2007)

Recent news

Established in 1987, the ARGOS system allowed the world-wide tracking of animals equipped with satellite transmitters. This new …

Avian Infuenza spread by avian migrants

Recent Publications

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5Nx viruses of the goose/Guangdong/96 lineage continue to cause outbreaks in poultry and wild …

1) Light‐level geolocator tags use ambient light recordings to estimate the whereabouts of an individual over the time it carried the …

White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) populations of western North America exhibit dramatic diferences in life history …

1) Currently, the deployment of tracking devices is one of the most frequently used approaches to study movement ecology of birds. …

Seabirds face diverse threats on their breeding islands and while at sea. Human activities have been linked to the decline of seabird …