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I conduct ornithological research and field-based conservation biology for leading non-profits, universities, and research consultancies.

I write. My popular science writing has appeared in print magazines and online at Mongabay, Audubon Magazine, The Atlantic, and Hakai Magazine. copy.jpg

Scientific Publications

4.) Kirwan, G. M., J. J. Gregg, and J. P. Boersma (2023). Pheasant Pigeon (Otidiphaps nobilis), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (G. M. Kirwan and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.

3.) Raine, A, Gregg, J, McFarlin, M, Driskill, S, Raine, H. “Seabird Conservation Strategy for the U.S. Tropical Pacific,” 2022. USFWS, Migratory Bird Office.

2.) Gregg J, Londoño G. "First Description of the Nest and Breeding Behaviour of the Scarlet-and-White Tanager (Chrysothlypis salmoni) from the Colombian Chocó". 2021. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 133(4): 676–682.


1.) Gregg J, Nason D, Boersma J. "A Survey of the Montane Avifauna of       Fergusson Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea," 2020. The Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 140(3): 309-320.


Grants & Awards

  • Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund. 2023

  • Raptor Research Foundation, Pannucio Memorial Grant. 2022

  • American Bird Conservancy, Lost Bird Initiative. 2022

  • Ornithological Society of the Middle East, Conservation Fund. 2020

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