During the XXIV Spanish and VII Iberian Congress of Ornithology (SEO/BirdLife), our colleague Martina Ferraguti has been awarded has been awarded with the Best PhD Dissertation in Ornithology, entitled "Birds and mosquitoes: the role of biodiversity in vector-borne diseases". This PhD has been directed by Jordi Figuerola and Josué Martínez de la Puente of EBD-CSIC. Martina Ferraguti currently works at the University of Extremadura. CONGRATULATIONS Martina!!