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ornithologist , researcher

Alfred O. Owino, Kenyan ornithologist, researcher. Achievements include development of wildlife hazard management strategy for Kenya's civil aviation,conservation of the critical network of sites for migratory birds.

Background

Owino, Alfred O. was born on December 5, 1972 in Migori District, Kenya. Son of Samuel Ochieng Ogango and Mary Aoko Ochieng.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management, Forest Resources & Wildlife Management, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya, 1997. Master of Science, Percy FitzPatrick Institute African Ornithology, University CapeTown, South Africa, 2005.

Career

Assistant national waterbird census coordinator National Museums Kenya, Nairobi, 1998—1999, head, department ornithology, 2001—2003, research scientist & national waterbird census coordinator, 2000—2005. Research scientist, biodiversity conventions officer Kenya Wildlife Service, 2005—2008, research scientist-national focal point birds, since 2008. Appointed reviewer Zoological Society London, London, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of wildlife hazard management strategy for Kenya's civil aviation,conservation of the critical network of sites for migratory birds.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers to professional journals.

Membership

Mentor Kenya Wildlife Service & Wilbur Wright College, Nairobi. Fellow: Ornithology Department, National Museum Kenya. Member: Bird Committee, East Africa Natural History Society, Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, Western Cape, Conservation Migratory Species & Ramsar Convention (national science committee 2005), East Africa Natural History Society, Wetlands International (sub-regional representative steering committee 2002-2003), Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, African Bird Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Football, basketball, Scrabble, swimming, travel.

Connections

Married Judith Arrum Aoko, September 7, 1999. Children: Samuel Irvine Ochieng, Leon Bennun Arrum.

father:
Samuel Ochieng Ogango

mother:
Mary Aoko Ochieng

spouse:
Judith Arrum Aoko

child:
Leon Bennun Arrum Owino

child:
Samuel Irvine Ochieng Owino