Tania Romero is a biology graduate student in the Wood Lab at California State University Los Angeles. Tania received a bachelor’s degree in Ecology from University of California, San Diego and double minored in Environmental Studies and Ethnic Studies. Tania currently studies migration ecology in the Bear Divide area, a new locality to observe morning flights of thousands of passerines every spring in Los Angeles, California through mist-netting and bird banding practices. She has over six years of experience in avian research and environmental education within the non-profit sector, academia, and consulting firms. For this upcoming 2023 summer, Tania will be a DFP Fellow stationed in Amherst, MA in the USFWS Migratory Bird Program. Tania is excited to continue learning and pursuing a career working with migratory birds.