Darryl Jones is a behavioural ecologist working in the fields of urban ecology and wildlife management. He is especially interested in urbanisation and the way certain species are adapting to this process. He has long-term interests in megapodes (mound-builders), corvids, and the implications of garden bird feeding. He is the Deputy Director of the Environmental Futures Research Institute at Griffith University and has published over 170 scientific papers and six books, including The Birds at My Table (2018). He lives in Brisbane.