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My full name is Julio Axel Salgado Vélez, I am enthusiastic birdwatcher base, born and rise in this little piece of paradise call: Puerto Rico. I started birding at age 14 when there were not many birders on the island. I live in Barceloneta, a small coastal town in the north of the island.

Now I am 31 and been running tours for 11 years. I’ve been a member of the board of the Puerto Rican Ornithological Society ( at times and volunteer for many other years. I am also a NAI certified Interpertitve Guide. 

I am passionate both about conservation and nature photography. Doing several works toward conservation thru the Ornithological Society; volunteering in bird monitoring programs, school talks and workshops. Visit my social media accounts to follow my work and subscribe for updates and news.


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