Brittany Panos

Coastal Avian Biologist

Brittany Panos joined Audubon Mid-Atlantic in 2023 as the Coastal Avian Biologist, where her work focuses on the conservation of key and endangered species located in the salt marshes of Maryland, including Saltmarsh Sparrows, Seaside Sparrows, and Black Rails. Prior to joining Audubon, she had worked in the field of avian ecology since 2017 after she graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. Her time as an avian ecologist has taken her across North America, working on passerine species in California, Florida, Massachusetts, and Tennessee. Some of the species of note she has worked with include the critically endangered Florida Grasshopper Sparrow and the endangered Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow. She completed her master’s degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Science from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where her thesis work was focused on avian use of cover crop fields throughout the wintering, migratory stopover, and breeding seasons in the state of Tennessee.

Audubon Maryland-DC and Audubon Pennsylvania have joined forces to become Audubon Mid-Atlantic.