Research Associate

Dustin Maloney


Dustin grew up in the Midwest and attended Michigan State University, receiving a BS in Fisheries and Wildlife Management, as well as a BA in Political Theory. Dustin has been on the HawkWatch International team since 2012 and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at Utah State University. His familiarity is broad, but his expertise is predominantly with Golden Eagle nesting ecology; developed from years of Spring surveys in the West Desert of Utah and an intensive effort researching multi-stressor effects on nestlings in Western Utah.

Favorite Raptor: Prairie Falcon

Blogs and Publications by Dustin

  • What are Golden Eagles Eating? Swabbing May Have the Answers
  • Golden eagle use of winter roadkill and response to vehicles in the western United States.

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