Arvind Panjabi is a Senior Research Scientist at Bird Conservancy of the Rockies where he works to conserve the birds of western North America through science, education and stewardship. He has spent much of his 21-year career at Bird Conservancy developing partnerships, local capacity and the science to advance bird conservation in Latin America, especially in the grasslands of northern Mexico. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles on the ecology and conservation of North American birds, including the landmark paper on the Decline of the North American Avifauna in Science in 2019. Arvind also works closely with Partners in Flight to identify and coordinate bird conservation priorities among wildlife agencies and organizations across North America. When not in the field, office or traveling, Arvind enjoys watching birds, playing music, and camping with his wife Susan and two teenage boys.