If you are a central Texas landowner with Golden-cheeked Warblers (GCWAs) on your property (or you know someone who is), here is a chance to contribute to our better understanding of the genetic diversity of that species. Dr. Giri Athrey and colleagues plan to take DNA samples from GCWAs at different geographic locations throughout their range. To do this, they need access to birds breeding on private property, especially in the northern, southern, and western portions of the range. Obtaining the DNA samples is quick and does no harm to the birds. Sampling would occur during the Spring 2020 breeding season.
To see a map of the GCWA range and current sampling locations, and to learn more about the project and how to participate, please click here.