Angie Sewell serves San Diego Zoo Global as a Research Associate in Recovery Ecology. She is currently working with the San Clemente loggerhead shrike breeding program. Her responsibilities include ensuring that parent birds are fed the proper amount of food to allow them to provision their chicks so that they grow and thrive. She has an interest in bird behavior, and especially enjoys scoring behavioral observations throughout the breeding season. Her additional responsibilities include ordering supplies, maintaining mouse corrals, and general upkeep of cage complexes at the San Clemente Loggerhead Shrike Breeding Facility.
Angie earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from University of West Alabama. Before coming to San Diego Zoo Global, she served as an intern at Wildlife Safari in Winston, Oregon and the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin. After initially joining the San Clemente loggerhead shrike project, she then spent two years at, our Keauhou Bird Conservation Center before returning to the shrike project in 2009. Angie has a passion for conservation research, and loves the fact that the birds she works with are released back into the wild.