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John Y. Takekawa

John Y. Takekawa
Research Wildlife Biologist, USGS Western Ecological Research Center

John Y. Takekawa is a research wildlife biologist with the USGS Western Ecological Research Center, San Francisco Bay Estuary Field Station in Vallejo, California. He received his BS in Wildlife Science (1979) at the University of Washington, his MS in Wildlife Resources (1982) at the University of Idaho, and his PhD in Animal Ecology (1987) at Iowa State University. His research interests include application of radio telemetry in studies of migration and wintering ecology of waterbirds and wetland restoration in the San Francisco Bay estuary. He is currently conducting international fieldwork on avian influenza and movements of wild birds.


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