Horacio Matarasso

Horacio is a biologist and a passionate birder. He started birding at college so he decided to study biology at Buenos Aires University to dedicate himself to ornithology.
He used to work at BA University and at Western Washington University where he did research works about woodpeckers, birds of Lanín National Park and forest management using birds. Since 1996 he lived in San Martín de los Andes town where he is a professor on Biology and Director of the Ornithology Center at Comahue National University, making census in different biogeographic habitats.
He discovered a new specie for Argentina and is just about to reveal the ornithological characteristics of Northen Patagonia. He also leads birding courses, where others caught on birding passion.

Is president of the South American Bird Fair which takes place in San Martin de los Andes. Newcomers are welcome as Horacio is waiting them to share this natural spot’s secrets...

"I like birding. I like to share this activity with other people. Thanks to my job I have been able to visit, binoculars and guides in hand, other Latin American countries first and North America and Europe afterwards. But I leave these talks to our trips..."