Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Florida
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Florida Staff Member


Jean Olbert

Jean holding an adult female snail kite

Email: olbertjean@ufl.edu

Education

  • MS University of Florida 2011

Biography

Jean received her BS in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. She is primarily interested in conservation biology and avian ecology and spent several years working with endangered avian species before perusing an MS with the University of Florida in 2009. Her current research is focused on determining reasons of nesting failure and brood reductions of snail kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus) nests on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes in Central Florida.

Research Interest

Nest predation analysis of snail kites.

Technical Publications Publication Date
Reichert, Brian, Christopher Cattau, Wiley Kitchens, Kyle Pias, and Jean Olbert. 2009. Snaill Kite Demography in blue cypress Marsh Complex. Annual Report 2009. 2009-10-31
Reichert, Brian, Christopher Cattau, Wiley Kitchens, Kyle Pias, and Jean Olbert. 2010. Snail Kite Demography in Blue Cypress Marsh Complex. Annual Report 2011. 2011-05-31
Reichert, Brian, Christopher Cattau, Wiley Kitchens, Christa Zweig, Jean Olbert, and Kyle Pias. Demographic, Movement, and Habitat studies of the Endagered Snail Kite in Response to Operational Plans in Water Conservation Area 3A. Annual Report. 2009-10-31
Reichert, Brian, Christopher Cattau, Wiley Kitchens, Christa Zweig, Jean Olbert, and Kyle Pias. Demographic, Movement, and Habitat Studies of the Endangered Snail Kite in Response to Operational Plans in Water Conservation Area 3A. 2011. Annual Report 2011-05-31