Pedro Lourenço
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Pedro M Lourenço


I am a Portuguese biologist, having started my academic training in the University of Lisboa, not so far from my home town of Caldas da Rainha. Later I went to The Netherlands where I finished my PhD at the University of Groningen in 2010. >For the last 15 years I have worked in ecology, mainly focusing on ornithology, foraging ecology, migration and conservation. Most of my work has been on shorebirds, but in a variety of habitats including coastal wetlands in both Southern Europe and West Africa and in agricultural meadows in Northern Europe. For a short period I was always part of a EU funded Life+ project aiming to preserve and improve habitat quality for black vulture and Iberian lynx i SE Portugal.

Animal Behavior Conservation Biology Ecology Marine Biology Zoology

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Post-doc researcher

University of Lisboa
March 2012
Post-doc researcher involved in a number of projects dealing with trophic ecology, migration and reproduction and monitoring of marine and coastal birds in Portugal and West Africa.

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September 28, 2016
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