STAFF PROFILE - SANTIAGO IMBERTI - NATURALIST

He obtained a degree in tourism while devoting most of his time to ornithology and the recording of natural sounds. This allowed him to combine his love for nature and the outdoors with his work as a bird watcher, naturalist, fly fisher and (in his hey-day) mountain guide. During the off season he volunteers time to conservation work, mainly for ‘Ambiente Sur’ http://www.ambientesur.org.ar a young NGO that seeks to protect the environment and educate new generations on a sustainable way of life. He also spends as much time in the field as possible researching bird species in southern Patagonia. His articles and stories have been published in numerous scientific journals and popular travel magazines, he has had two books published and he has also been appointed teaching assistant on wildlife management at the University of Austral Patagonia. More recently he has produced a cd of bird sounds of Patagonia and Antarctica, according to his friends, the only way he could ever produce something remotely close to music…