B.A., Zoology, Connecticut College
Wildlife Ecology and Management, School for Field Studies, Nairobi, Kenya
I am interested in various ecological and biological issues, such as conservation, habitat restoration, bird behavior and movements and avian molt.
Biology 206- Ecology lab section 13
Eastern Bird Banding Association- Secretary
North American Banding Council- Certified bird bander and bird banding trainer
Small, D.M., M.E. Gimpel and J. Gruber. 2015. Preformative molt in Indigo Buntings north of the wintering grounds. North American Bird Bander 40(2): 67-69.
Gimpel, M.E., D. M. Small and J. G. Gruber. 2014. Winter site fidelity of six sparrow species in Maryland. North American Bird Bander 39(2): 45-51.
Florin, David A., R. J. Brinkerhoff, Holly Gaff, Ju Jiang, Richard G. Robbins, William Eickmeyer, James Butler, David Nielsen, Chelsea Wright, Alexis White, Maren E. Gimpel & Allen L. Richards. 2014. Additional U.S. collections of the Gulf Coast tick, Amblyomma maculatum (Acari: Ixodidae), from the State of Delaware, the first reported field collections of adult specimens from the State of Maryland, and data regarding this tick from surveillance of migratory songbirds in Maryland. Systematic & Applied Acarology 19(3): 257–262.
Small, D. M., M. E. Gimpel, J. G. Gruber. 2013. Variation and Extent of Eccentric Pre-formative Wing Molt in Field Sparrows. North American Bird Bander 38(2): 49-54.
Small, D. M., M. E. Gimpel, D. E. Gill. 2012. Site Fidelity and Natal Philopatry in Dickcissels. Northeastern Naturalist 19(1): 123-129.
Gimpel, M. E., D. M. Small, J. G. Gruber. 2010. Site Fidelity and a Longevity Record of Wintering Hermit Thrushes in Maryland. North American Bird Bander 35(2): 1-4.
Small, D. M., M. E. Gimpel, J. Parks, J. B. Guerard, D. E. Gill. 2009. First Documented Cases of Polygyny in the Grasshopper Sparrow. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121(4): 822-825.
Small, D. M., M. E. Gimpel, J. Gruber. 2007. Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla) Longevity Record. North American Bird Bander 32(2): 78.