Postdoctoral Researcher, collaborating with the Centre for Evolutionary and Functional Ecology, Montpellier
France, originally from Italy
Dr Gaia Dell’Ariccia is a behavioural ecologist working on petrel seabirds’ migration, navigation and homing, and on their sensory ecology. After completing her master studies at the University of Rome (Italy), she carried out her PhD at the University of Zurich (Switzerland) investigating homing pigeons navigation abilities. She worked for 4 years postdoc at the Center of Evolutionary and Functional Ecology of Montpellier (France) studying the olfactory ecology of petrels. She spent the last two years at the University of Barcelona (Spain) studying the trans-equatorial migrations of shearwaters. She is currently based in France working on seabirds’ movement ecology.