Congratulations to João Guilherme, awarded a PhD

Bravo to Inspire4Nature fellow João Guilherme, for having been awarded a PhD degree by the University of Montpellier! He presented and defended today his PhD thesis on Informing conservation of African-Eurasian migratory landbirds, raptors, and storks using tracking data.

This project was a collaboration between the CNRS (supervisor: Ana Rodrigues), BirdLife International (supervisor Vicky Jones, collaborators Stuart Butchart, Maria Dias) and the Instituto Superior de Agronomia (supervisor: Inês Catry).

One chapter is already in press:

Guilherme, J.L., Jones, V.R.,  Catry, I., Beal, M., Dias, M.P., Oppel, S., Vickery, J.A., Hewson, C.M., Butchart, S.H.M., Rodrigues, A.S.L. (in press) Connectivity between countries established by landbirds and raptors migrating along the African-Eurasian flyway. Conservation Biology. Access repository