Darren Dowell

Field Trips
Darren Dowell lives in Pasadena with family and works at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a research scientist specializing in instruments, astrophysics, and cosmology at infrared and microwave wavelengths. Darren’s long-term enjoyment of the outdoors has focused into avid birding within the last two decades, with other past hobbies now set aside. He leads field trips for PAS and contributes to eBird (including regular surveys of Hahamongna Watershed Park), Christmas Bird Counts, Great Backyard Bird Count, USGS Breeding Bird Survey, Pacific Flyway Shorebird Survey, and iNaturalist.