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.


The “Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands”, in French “Fondation Charles Darwin pour les îles Galapagos”, Association International sans but lucratif (“AISBL”), has its registered office located at Chaussée de la Hulpe 177 Bte 20 (rez) - 1170, Brussels, and is registered under the trade registry of Brussels under the number 0409.359.103.

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