Dr. Herb Wilson

Herb Wilson is a professor of biology at Colby College in Waterville, Maine.  He has a broad range of ornithological interests.  Over the past quarter century in Maine, he has conducted research on the ecology of Black-capped Chickadees, Red-breasted Nuthatches, Palm Warblers, Semipalmated Sandpipers and Purple Finches.  For the past 20 years, he has been tracking patterns of spring arrival of migratory breeding birds with the assistance of over 200 citizen scientists.