Sarah Payel

Université du Québec à Rimouski
Ph.D. candidate

Supervisor: François Vézina
Love, Oliver
Start: 2021-01-18


Are anthropogenic effects responsible for the decline of the snow bunting?
This project aims at documenting the decline of the snow bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis), a migratory passerine that specializes in the extreme cold. It will also evaluate if this decline is linked to agricultural intensification, landscape modification and pesticides.


ecophysiology, ecology, avian biology, antropogenic effects