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Nyambayar Batbayar

Graduate Research Assistant, Ph.D Student  

(405) 325-5197,


Center for Spatial Analysis

College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences

101 David L. Boren Blvd.

Norman, Oklahoma 73019-5300, USA


Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology

College of Arts and Sciences

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK 73019, USA



Ph.D. (current) Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Oklahoma

M.S. Raptor Biology, 2004, Boise State University

B.S. Biology, 1998, National University of Mongolia


Research Interests

Ecology of raptors, cranes, and waterbirds

Satellite tracking and migration study

Remote sensing application in habitat analysis and migration study


Current Research

Ecology-based risk assessment and early warning of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Asia

Bar-headed goose Anser indicus migration and its connectivity with HPAI virus outbreak in wildbirds

Modeling breeding habitat of Bar-headed goose Anser indicus in Mongolia based on remotely sensed data


Professional Development

2009-present     research assistant, Earth Observation and Modeling Group, University of Oklahoma

2008-2009            ornithologist, Institute of Biology, Mongolian Academy of Sciences

2004-2009            director, Wildlife science and conservation center of Mongolia

1998-2000            wildlife biologist, WWF Mongolia


Other Interests

Hiking, birdwatching, watching TV, working with indigenous people

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