Elphick, Chris S.
Chris Elphick is a conservation biologist at the University of Connecticut. He earned his Ph.D. from the Program in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology at the University of Nevada, Reno, for his work on the conservation implications of different methods of managing rice fields in California. His current research focuses primarily on the ecology and conservation of birds in wetlands and agricultural settings. Along with David Sibley and Barny Dunning, he writes the syndicated column "Sibley on Birds" and coedited the Sibley Guide to Bird Life and Behavior.