Gustavo Jiménez-Uzcátegui

DVM, Wildlife Veterinarian and Researcher on Sea Birds

Gustavo is a Wildlife Veterinarian and Researcher at CDRS since 2001.

He works in different projects covering various topics of ecology and health of different taxa, principally with birds. In the last six years, he focused his research on diseases monitoring and population dynamics in penguins, cormorants and albatrosses.

He also handles the treatment of wild animals with an anthropogenic effect and gives advice to GNPD veterinarian group.

He shares his time, working on the vertebrate collection of biodiversity group at CDRS.

Gustavo is a member of the Association of Veterinarians of Pichincha, Ecuador from 2002, and Member of the Working Group for the Agreement for the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, ACAP, since 2012.


Population Records for the Galapagos Penguin and the Flightless Cormorant

---Press Release---Galapagos penguins (Spheniscus mendiculus) and Flightless cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi) are species that have long been studied in the Galapagos Islands. During the last three...

First Record of the Chilean Flamingo in Galápagos

Written in collaboration with Daniela Vilema. For the first time in the islands two individuals of the species Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis) were registered in the Galapagos Islands,...

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