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  • TourHQ ID:ET53487

  • experience:Since 2011

  • gender:Male

  • Private Tour Guide in : Bale Mountains National Park
  • Other Guiding Areas: Addis Ababa, Goba, Lake Langano, Nagele (Arsi Negele), Awassa
  • Languages: Amharic , English , Swahili
  • Website:www.birding-ethiopia.com
  • Mobile: +251-922292225verifiedVerified

About me

I was born and raised in beautiful Bale Mountains National Park which is about 400km south east capital city of Ethiopia, my father, who was an dedicated nature lover and also he is still working with Ethiopian Wolf Project since I was young age he use to share his extraordinary knowledge of Nature.Most of what I know about Ethiopian Wolf came from him, as he used to collect many data or Monitoring on Ethiopian Wolf and all wildlife of Bale Mountains National Park and was keen to pass his knowledge on to me.

After I grow up and after end of my high school I decide to Develop this knowledge and use for something special.

SUMMARY

Professional, experienced and dedicated nature tour guide, with good communication skills and broad knowledge of Ethiopian wildlife and birds.I am patient, flexible and inclusive, and have a good communications skills.I am motivated and capable and well experienced for both professional photographers (e.g.Authors of Lonely Planet and Bradt guide book, location manager for National Geography human being evolution film crew, sight location manager for Lamb Ethiopian top film crew) and for private tourist groups, small and large.My father is one of Conservation man and he is working  for 24 years with Ethiopian Wolf Conservation Progam (EWCP) as a Monitoring Team.He was sharing his Knowledge for me about wildlife with their Behaviors  since I was kid  so after i grew up i started folowing his footsteps and his experience.I am a well experienced person about Birds, importance of birds in various climates, wildlife with their habitat and behaviours, wild flora of Bale Mountains National Park.Working with different companies on the research  makes me knowledgeable.So all what I have, comes from my family and my father.After i finished my high school study, I started working with Frankfurt zoological society (FZS), in Bale Mountains National Park (BMNP) as per ecology, collecting different variety of data for (FZS) wetland survey, Afro alpine vegetation, Gasyas Grassland Vegetation, Harenna Forest Vegetation, Wild Animals total count and etc.for three years (3).I was working with different research groups with Utah University from USA on Bird Ringing.So now I started working as a Tour Guide and have a good experience on the wildlife, Cultural, Historical of the Areas, birds watching and flora.I don't have a college or University certificate however my experience is more than that.My wide experience has helped me gain various related skills and now allows me to handle clients in a flexible, friendly and professional way.I am not complacent and i am learning every single day.

EDUCATION

2011 Ministry of Education, Ethiopia National Agency Education Certificate.2[sensitive content] With Frankfurt Zoological Society, Ethiopia, 5 July 2[sensitive content] January 14-18, training birds watching with Rock Jumper covering South of Bale Mountains National Park until Ethio-Somalia.2016 First Aid training by doctor.2016 Training in South Africa on birds, wildlife, flora, reptiles, amphibians and history.

WORK EXPERIENCE

2[sensitive content] With Frankfurt Zoological Society doing ecology data survey, Ethiopia, 5 July 2[sensitive content] -2016 Tour guide at Bale Mountain Lodge in Bale Mountains National Park and Great Rift Valley.VOLUNTARY WORKGrade 5-10 Assistant to project manager at the school nature club (school club).Grade 5-10 Community training on prevention of HIV AIDS (school club).2[sensitive content] Community training on wildlife and ecology (FZS).

OTHER COMPETENCIES

Computer Word and Excel Writing, GPS data Survey,Power point presentations and lectures on wildlife and birds at Bale Mountain Lodge.

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