Zach Hutchinson

Zach Hutchinson

Community Naturalist

Zach Hutchinson is a community naturalist and master bander. Prior to Audubon he graduated with a B.S. in zoology from NMSU; operated programs combining science, art, and kayaks; served as an alligator conservation biologist; and was a museum operations director. Zach authored The Great Wyoming Bird Trail, an app guiding bird enthusiasts to finding birds in Wyoming. His passion with Audubon is focused on engaging students and adults with experiential learning through his various bird banding projects. Zach’s passion for conservation was started from birth and his personal life greatly reflects his work life. However, he has a passion for international travel!

Articles by Zach Hutchinson

Do You Know Your Yellow-Rumps?
Community Naturalist

Do You Know Your Yellow-Rumps?

— A guide to identifying Yellow-rumped Warbler subspecies and their intergrades.
The Sugar Dome
Winging It

The Sugar Dome

— Watch Rufous and Broad-tailed Hummingbirds face off for dominance!
Sandhill Crane Migration & Courtship
Winging It

Sandhill Crane Migration & Courtship

— Spring is in the air, and that means two things for Sandhill Cranes...
How Do Hummingbirds Survive Spring Snowstorms?
Birds

How Do Hummingbirds Survive Spring Snowstorms?

— Hint: They consume more than nectar