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Brian A. Clauss

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
11510 American Holly Drive
Laurel, MD 20708-4017
Photo of Brian A. Clauss

Telephone: 301-497-5755

Fax: 301-497-5605

Email: Brian_Clauss@usgs.gov 

Biological Technician

Primary Responsibilities: 
Caring for crane colony, assisting with crane related research, Caring for Black duck colony, performing maintenance tasks related to crane facilities, vehicles and equipment.

Accomplishments/Awards/Achievements: 
Various Certificates of Recognition for dedication to Crane Restoration Ecology Team and 1 Certificate of Recognition for Crane Trucking Migration work.

Active Projects: 
Restoration ecology of a nonmigrating population of whooping cranes in Florida: behavioral and habitat changes to increase survival

Development of methods for the restoration ecology of cranes

Publications/Products: 
Ellis, D.H., B.Clauss, T Watanabe, R.C. Mykut, M. Kinloch, C.H. Ellis.  1997 Results of an Experiment to Lead Cranes on Migration Behind Motorized Ground Vehicles. Proc North American Crane Workshop

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