Fernando is a young field ornithologist from Chile.
He is studying for an MSc in evolutionary ecology in the Universidad de Chile. His field of study is the behavior and breeding ecology of birds and he is leading the first Breeding Birds Atlas of Chile.
As you may imagine, he can tell you a lot about the breeding behavior of the Chilean birds!.
He has been involved in Grey gull and Chilean woodstar monitoring projects in northern Chile, in Waterfowl/shorebird/passerine monitoring and banding birds projects. In these projects, he learned a lot of bird calls and this is knowledge he can use to great effect for his birding clients.
Fernando is the coordinator of the eBird project from Cornell University in Chile.
He has been a serious birder 2008, and since then he has traveled around the whole of Chile and can lead birders with confidence anywhere in the country.