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Julio Gallardo

Julio Gallardo.


A native of Veracruz, Mexico, Julio has worked as a field ornithologists, raptor biologist, and bird tour guide operator. Julio holds a B.S. degree in biology from the Universidad Veracruzana and M.S. degree in behavioral ecology from the Universidad Veracruzana. Julio's dissertation research focuses on the population and spatial ecology of raptors in Puerto Rico.

Research Interests

Raptor ecology and conservation, ecology of Neotropical ecosystems

Teaching Interests

Animal behavior, ornithology, tropical biology

Research Publications

  • Gallardo, J.C., and F.J. Vilella. 2017. Conservation status assessment of an endangered insular raptor: the Sharp-shinned Hawk in Puerto Rico. Journal of Field Ornithology 88(4):349-361. DOI: 10.1111/jofo.12228
  • Gallardo, J.C., and F.J. Vilella. 2014. The Puerto Rican Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus vennator): an endangered insular species on the edge. Spizaetus: Neotropical Raptor Network Newsletter 17:2-13.

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 8

Phd Students: 2

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 10

Scientific Publications: 51

Presentations: 66


Contact Information


Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
  2. Mississippi State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute