HOME  »  Members  »  Collaborators  »  PhD Students/Fellows
 
  Guido Marcos Ayala Crespo  
  Phone:  
  e-mail: guidoayal@gmail.com  
  Category: PhD Student  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Adaptation Biology and Ecological Processes
 
 
   
     
  Thesis title: Ecology of big cats (Panthera onca and Puma concolor) and key prey in the amazon Boliviana
  Supervisor: Robert Wallace; Carlos Fonseca
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/52574/2014
  Start date: 2014-12-01
  End date: 2018-12-01
ACADEMIC DEGREES

- 1998- 2000 Master Degree in Ecology and Conservation. Universidad Mayor de San Andres, La Paz, Bolivia


- 1989-1994 Graduate Degree in Biological Sciences. Universidad Mayor de San Simón, Cochabamba, Bolivia

PROYECT PARTICIPATION

2001- 2014 Greater Madidi-Tambopata Landscape Conservation Program of Wildlife Conservation Society – Bolivia


A - Estimation of the density of jaguar (Panthera onca) and other mammals using camara traps in Madidi National Park, Indigenous Territories and Unprotected areas (2001-2014);


B- Estimation of the abundance and density of Andean Bear (Tremarctus ornatus) and other mammals using camera traps Madidi National Park And Integrated Management Natural Area Apolobamba National (2011-2014);


C- Estimation of the density of Jaguar (Panthera onca) and other Mammals using camera traps in Tambopata National Reserve and Bahuaja-Sonene National Park (2007);


D- Estimation of the abundance and density of Andean Cat (Leopardus jacobita) and other mammals using camera traps in Sajama National Park (2006);


E- Estimation of relative abundance of medium and large mammals through direct observation in Madidi National Park, Indigenous Territories and Unprotected areas (2001-2014);


F- Assessment of population status of giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) in Madidi National Park, Indigenous Territories and Unprotected areas (2004-2014);


G- Capture and radio telemetry survey in Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris) in Kaa Iya National Park (2000) and white lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari) in Madidi National Park (2002 to 2006);


H- Tourism and management in the Madidi National Park and other Protected Areas in Bolivia (2003 to 2013).


I- Advising the Tacana nation on tourism initiatives (2003-Present)


J- Coordinator of various activities to disseminate scientific knowledge about wildlife at the Municipal Zoo “Vesty Pakos” and schools of La Paz city, as well as training zoo staff in areas of biology and conservation.


K- Coordinator of various activities to disseminate scientific knowledge about wildlife in the rural communities and schools around the work area.


1998 Land management plan for the Departments of Beni, La Paz and Cochabamba”. Galindo Consultancy, Cochabamba, Bolivia.


1997 Fish meat production: induced reproduction in native and introduced fishes, Estación de Limnología y Acuicultura del Valle de Sacta. Unidad de Limnología y Recursos Acuáticos. Universidad Mayor de San Simón.

PAPERS

Wallace, R., Ayala, G. & M. Viscarra. 2012. Lowland tapir (Tapirus terrestris) distribution, activity patterns and relative abundance in the Greater Madidi-Tambopata Landscape. Integrative Zoology, 7(4), 407–419. DOI: 10.1111/1749-4877.12010)


Viscarra, M.E., Ayala, G., Wallace, R. & R. Nallar. 2011. The use of commercial perfumes for studying jaguars. Cat News 54: 30-3.


Ayala, G., Viscarra, M., & R.Wallace. 2010. Densidad y patrones de ocelotes (Leopardus pardalis) en Río Hondo, Parque Nacional y Área Natural de Manejo Integrado Madidi, La Paz , Bolivia. Revista Boliviana de Ecología y Conservación Ambiental 28:119–129.


Viscarra, M. E., Ayala, G. & R. Galeon. 2010. Programa Piloto de Enriquecimiento Ambiental para Jaguar (Panthera onca) en el Zoológico Municipal Vesty Pakos Sofro, La Paz, Bolivia. Revista Boliviana de Ecología y Conservación Ambiental. 28: 99–109.


Ayala, G. & R. Wallace. 2009. Distribución y abundancia de la Londra (Pteronura brasiliensis) en Alto Madidi , Parque Nacional Madidi , La Paz , Bolivia. Revista Boliviana de Ecología y Conservación Ambiental. 25: 41-49.


Gómez, H., Wallace, R. B., Ayala, G., & R.Tejada. 2005. Dry season activity periods of some Amazonian mammals. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Enviroment, 40(2), 91–95. DOI: 10.1080/01650520500129638


Scott, C., Ostro, L.E.T., Marsh, L.K., Maffei, L., Noss, A.J., Kelly, M. J., Wallace, R., Gomez, H. & G. Ayala. 2004. The use of camera traps for estimating jaguar Panthera onca abundance and density using capture/recapture analysis. Oryx, 38(02), 148–154. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605304000286


Wallace, R. B., Gomez, H., Ayala, G. & F. Espinoza. 2003. Camera trapping for jaguar (Panthera onca) in the tuichi valley , Bolivia. Mastozoología Neotropical 10(1), 133–139.


Gómez, H., Ayala, G., Wallace, R. & F. Espinoza. 2003. Densidad de la ardilla roja amazónica familia Sciuridae, (Sciurus spadiceus) en el valle del río Tuichi (Parque Nacional y Área Natural de Manejo Integrado Madidi, La Paz, Bolivia. Ecología en Bolivia. 38(1): 79-88


Ayala. G. 2002. Tapir ranging behaviour and activity patterns in the tropical dry Forest of the Gran Chaco. Tapir Conservation. Newsletter of the IUCN/SSC Tapir Specialist Group. Vol. 11/Nº 2.


Ayala, G., Zambrana K. y M. Maldonado. 2000. Trophic structure of the ichthyocoenosis in shallow lakes of the floodplain of the Ichilo and Chapare rivers (Bolivia). Revista Boliviana de Ecología y Conservación Ambiental. 7: 25-35.


Ayala, G. 1999. Mastofauna en bosques de varzea del rio Ichilo y afluentes. Revista Boliviana de Ecología. 5: 81-85.

Publications