W. David Gordon is responsible for wildlife and habitat studies, protected species surveys, and habitat management planning and implementation. David’s over 18 years of experience includes: development of field monitoring and wildlife survey methodologies; capture, banding and radio telemetry tracking of a variety of bird species including scrub-jays, burrowing owls, and crested caracara; management plans for protected reptiles, birds, mammals and game species; wetland mitigation design, construction and oversight; and land management activities including prescribed burning and herbicide application. Mr. Gordon is a Certified Burn Manager, Master Bird Bander, and Certified Pesticide Applicator.
Mr. Gordon is a recognized expert in Florida scrub-jay behavior. He has conducted experimental scrub-jay translocations for over 10 years and has completed countless surveys and spent thousands of hours monitoring and banding scrub-jays. He has also volunteered many hours to conduct surveys and band Florida scrub-jays on public conservation lands for organizations including Jay Watch, Florida Audubon, and other non-profit and government organizations.