Samuel Ehrenbold studied Conservation
Biology at the University of Bern and obtained his
diploma in 2004 working on the distribution and reproduction
biology of Wrynecks Jynx torquilla. From 2005 –
2009 he as been working as a project manager and field
taxonomist at Ökobüro Hugentobler AG, Altstätten.
Since many years, he is working for the Swiss Ornithological
Institute as a field ornithologist in different projects.
From 2008 onwards he was a collaborator at the Pro
Natura Luzern agency.
Within the project Hombori, he carried
out an extensive bird census in the Hombori region
from September to December 2009, including different
places both in the plain and on the plateau. Furthermore,
the aim was to take pictures of characteristic birds
of the Hombori region.