Maria P. Dias

Maria Dias is currently the Senior Marine Science Officer at BirdLife International, based in Cambridge, UK. After a PhD on conservation of estuarine areas for wintering and migrating shorebirds (in Tagus Estuary, Portugal), she did a post-doc research on individual flexibility of migratory behaviour of seabirds.

In BirdLife International she coordinates the scientific work underpinning the BirdLife International Marine Programme, and she’s the responsible for the Seabird Tracking Database, a collaborative project of more than 160 seabird scientists worldwide. She’s still collaborating with scientific projects involving seabird tracking carried out in Selvagens and Desertas, Portugal (Project Calonectris and Project Bulweria).

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