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Andrea Nieto

Country of origin: Ecuador Currently in: Canada, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2020 Master Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
2012 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Research Keywords: 
pollination ecology
Conservation biology
Ecological Interaction Networks

Publications resulting from Research: 

Nieto A, Graham C, Wuëst R & Varassin I. Temporal niche partitioning of a hummingbird-plant network in the southeastern Atlantic Forest. In preparation.

Tinoco BA, Latta S, Astudillo PX, Nieto A & Graham CH. 2021. Temporal stability in species richness but reordering in species abundances within avian assemblages of a Tropical Andes conservation hot-spot. Biotropica. Submitted for publication.

Aguilar MG, Barnuevo E, Nieto A, Latta SC & Tinoco BA. 2020. Relative abundance and microhabitat of four sympatric antpittas in an interandean valley of southern Ecuador. Ornitología Neotropical. 31(1): 79-87

Tobar F, Nieto A, Guevara E, Gavilanes MJ, Richter F, Pérez AJ, Marcayata A, Rea E, Cevallos D & Graham CH. 2020. Plants of Las Gralarias Reserve visited by hummingbirds. Field guide. Field Museum

Aguilar JM, Nieto A, Espinoza N, Loja G & Tinoco BA. 2019. Assessing patterns of bird roadkill in a high Andean Ecuadorian national park. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment. 54(3): 149-156

Tinoco B, Graham L, Astudillo PX, Nieto A, Aguilar JM, Latta, SC & Graham CH. 2019. Survival estimates of bird species across altered habitats in the tropical Andes. Journal of Field Ornithology. 90(2):105-116

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
I am writing some scientific articles related to my master's degree. Preparing scientific dissemination material (e-book and digital guides) with data from my master's research.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2021 Virtual Global Biodiversity Festival
2017 Riohacha, Colombia VI Bird Banding and Molt Analysis Course
2016 Cuenca, Ecuador Monitoring and banding hummingbirds
2015 Cuenca, Ecuador Introduction to field ornithology: techniques for bird monitoring


Laboratório de Interações e Biologia Reprodutiva (LINTER)

Presentation given

Niche partitioning of a hummingbird-plant network in Brazil.
Virtual -
Event: Ornithology from other points of view.
Influence of cattle grazing on páramo birds at the Cajas National Park, Ecuador
Zamora, Ecuador
Event: V Ecuadorian Ornithology Meeting.
Exploring the best pollinator in a plant community of Llaviucu, Cajas National Park, Southern Ecuador.
Mindo, Ecuador
Event: IV Ecuadorian Ornithology Meeting.

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