Heike is a biologist/ornithologist from Germany and has specialized in nectar-feeding birds. She has investigated bird life on 4 continents and leads bird tours throughout Ecuador. A newer member to MCF, Heike brings her experience and enthusiasm to the task.
Heike and husband Pedro are known as environmental leaders in Mindo and the region generally, helping form the original Protected Forest of Mindo, an event that still resonates far and wide. Together with her family she lives in her own cloud forest reserve and works with her Ecuadorian husband especially in Environmental Education.