Anchorage Office

Andy Bankert, M.S.

Field Technician

Andy Bankert, M.S.

  • Avian Ecology

  • Threatened and Endangered Species

  • Aerial and Ground Surveys


Andy spent four seasons working with shorebirds and seabirds in Alaska before moving up permanently in 2020. Recently, Andy has been studying breeding shorebirds and conducting aerial surveys for waterfowl and caribou. In addition to shorebird, waterfowl, and seabird surveys, he has conducted grassland songbird surveys, analyzed vegetation from remotely sensed data, and studied river morphology in Colorado. 

Select Publications
  • Youngberg, E. N., Bankert, A. R., Panjabi, A. O., Conrey, R. Y., Meyer, A., & Correll, M. D. (2020). Southward breeding range expansion of the Baird's Sparrow. Ecology, 101(2), e02872.

  • Bankert, A. R., Strasser, E. H., Burch, C. G., & Correll, M. D. (2021). An open-source approach to characterizing Chihuahuan Desert vegetation communities using object-based image analysis. Journal of Arid Environments, 188, 104383.

  • Bankert, A. R., & Nelson, P. A. (2018). Alternate bar dynamics in response to increases and decreases of sediment supply. Sedimentology, 65(3), 702-720.