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Chris Coxen

Chris Coxen


Chris is interested in avian ecology, restoration ecology, and outreach that can help create a better informed, conservation minded public. After graduating from NC State, he worked as a technician for the NC State Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research unit on the North Carolina outer banks. He has spent the last four years as the field ecologist for a land trust in the Southern Appalachians, executing habitat management and wildlife monitoring projects around the Highlands of Roan. Chris joined the Carleton lab in 2014 and studies Band-tailed Pigeon migration and recruitment at NMSU. 


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 14

Phd Students: 5

Post Docs: 2

University Staff: 3

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 23

Scientific Publications: 50

Presentations: 154


Contact Information


  • Scott Carleton

New Mexico Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
  2. New Mexico State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey