Eduardo Iñigo-Elias has spent the last ten years with the Conservation Science Program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, coordinating activities of the Lab’s Neotropical Conservation Initiative. In this capacity he oversees a range of projects that include capacity building, ornithological field work, and conservation activities in Latin America and the Caribbean. Eduardo’s ornithological resume includes membership in 7 scientific societies, and he is an Elective Member of the American Ornithologists’ Union. He has been an instructor in many workshops that include Conservation Biology, Ornithology, and Sound Recording Techniques for Biodiversity Conservation. Since 1991 he has served on committees for several bachelor’s theses and graduate student projects in Mexico and Cuba. He has co-authored numerous publications on topics from field techniques to avian conservation. Iñigo-Elias holds a B.S. in Biology from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Iztapalapa, Mexico City, Mexico; a Master in Science from University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida and a Ph.D. also from University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.