Hugo António Laborda Sampaio

Hugo Sampaio – Conservation Officer

Conservation Department : Terrestrial Programme

Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves – BirdLife Portugal

Portuguese biologist working in SPEA since 2006: Azores Bullfinch population monitoring; evaluation of the impact of electric lines on birds in the Azores;  bird hazard management in Horta (Faial island) and Francisco Sá Carneiro (Porto) Airports; Portuguese Atlas of Wintering and Migratory Birds; III Portuguese Atlas of Breeding Birds; Bird Watching excursions leader in Portugal, Spain and Sao Tome and Principe.

Since 2013 I have been working in Sao Tome and Principe in collaboration with BirdLife International for the conservation of Obo Natural Park and its Critically Endangered birds, which includes the Dwarf Olive Ibis Bostrychia bocagei.