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El equipo

The team

Álvaro de las Heras O-Live
Álvaro de las Heras Pardo

Master in Environmental Science

Álvaro graduated from the University of Salamanca in 2010 with a Bachelor of Environmental Science. Since then he has volunteered and worked as a research assistant for different projects in behavioural ecology. Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida (2011) "Ecology, habitat and distribution of undergrowth birds in the peruvian amazon rainforest". Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern (2012) "Evolution of cooperative breeding in birds". Anthropological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich (2013-2014) "Evolution of cooperative breeding in birds".

Víctor Jiménez O-Live
Víctor Jiménez García

Master in Biological Sciences

Víctor graduated in 2010 from the Complutense University of Madrid with a Bachelor in Zoology. After working with raptors in Madrid, he worked at the NKI-AVL Kanker Instituut Amsterdam in molecular biology research.

He has experience in conservation biology through his collaboration with the Department of Conservation in New Zealand and his work as an assistant in captive breeding for GREFA. He collaborated with the University of Zurich and the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in two research projects in behavioural ecology.



After graduating from the University of La Rochelle (France) in 2006 with a degree in Biological Engineering, and in Biological and Biochemical Analysis, Emeline worked on several research projects on the behaviour and ecology of passerines, common dolphins and an endangered marsupial form North Head in Sydney (Australia). In 2017 she defended her PhD in Evolutionary Ecology at the University of Zurich (Switzerland) in collaboration with the Universities of Granada and Cordoba (Spain). She investigated the evolution of life-histories in birds, "reproductive strategies and survival: relathionship with ecology, social system and life-histories."

Liliana Borges O-Live
Liliana Borges

Master in Veterinary Medicine

In 2012, Liliana concluded a Master’s in Veterinary Medicine at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon. With experience in wild fauna conservation medicine, she worked as an assistant in the captive breeding of raptors and as a field assistant in ethological research projects.

She joined various volunteer programs at fauna conservation centers (LxCRAS, GREFA and Cervás).

She currently works as a translator of specialized texts in the fields of medicine and biological sciences.


*All the images of nests or captured bird were taken during authorised scientific experiments

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