Custodian of funds of the II category, ornithologist, curator of malacological collections

Date of birth: January 6, 1978

Education: 1985-1995 - Scholar, secondary school in the city of Lviv, Ukraine. 1995-2000 - Student, Department of Zoology, Biological faculty, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine, 2000-2005 - Post-graduate student, Department of Zoology, Biological faculty, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine.

Employment: 2004-present - curator, The Benedykt Dybowski Zoological Museum, Department of Zoology, Biological faculty, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine.

Theme of graduation thesis: "Biological and ecological features of the rook (Corvus frugilegus) in Lviv city during the winter season".

Theme of doctoral thesis: "Ornithocenoses of meadow ecosystems of the Western Ukraine".

Interests: Ecology of meadows and meadow avifauna, ecotone systems, trophical peculiarities of birds of an open landscape, birds in urbanized environment, biology and ecology of the rook.

Western branch of Ukrainian ornithological society (from 1994)
Western-Ukrainian ornithological station (from 1997)
Ukrainian Bird Protection Society (from 1999)

Selected papers:

  1. Bokotey A., Senyk M. The changes in breeding avifauna of the Lviv green zones // Ecological aspects: of bird protection. Materials of the VII Conference of Western Ukraine Ornitologists dedicated to the memory of Wlodzimierz Dzieduszycki. Ivano-Frankivsk. 4-7 of February, 1999). Lviv, 1999. P. 14-16.
  2. Senyk M.A. Ornithocomplexes of the meadow ecosystems of Western part of Ukraine which are under the influence of the agricultural activity //Visnyk of Lviv University. Ser. Biol. 2002. Is. 29. P. 102-107.
  3. Tsaryk J., Gorban I., Holovachov O., Shydlovskyj I., Gorban L., Dykyj I., Lesnik V., Matejchyk V., Pudlyk I., Senyk M. Ecological factors influencing biodiversity preservation in the Shatsk National nature park // Acta Agrophysica. 2002. 67. P. 275-285.
  4. Senyk M. Influence of humidity and vegetation factors on the meadow bird fauna // Ecological Problems of Cities and Industrial Areas: ways of solving. Proceedings of International Conference for Students and Young Scientists (Lviv, 11-13 April 2003).- Lviv, SPOLOM, 2003. P. 54-56.
  5. Senyk M.A. Khorniak М. М. Bird fauna of the water and meadow-swamp complexes of Lviv city // Ornithological research priorities: The Proceedings and lecture theses of the VIII-th Scientific Conference of the West Ukrainian Ornitologists dedicated to the memory of Gustaw Belke (24.07.1810-03.03.1873), Kamianets-Podilsky, 10-13 of April 2003 Lviv-Kamianets-Podilsky, 2003. P. 171-173.
  6. Senyk M. Meadow ornithocomplexes in the Western Ukraine: structure, characteristics, role as indicators // Current problems of the zoological science: Kyiv 2004. P. 163-164.
  7. Senyk M. Zawadski (Zawadzki) Aleksander // Encyclopaedia of the Lviv university. Biological faculty and the Botanical garden. The materials of encyclopaedia. Lviv. 2005. P. 66-67.
  8. Senyk M.A. <span style="mso-ascii-font-family:" times="" new="" roman";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" roman";mso-hansi-font-family:"times="" mso-ansi-language:uk;mso-fareast-language:uk;mso-bidi-language:ar-sa"="">Species diversity оf meadow оrnithocomplexes of the Western part of Ukraine // Biodiversity and role of zoocenoses in natural and anthropogenic ecosystems: Dnipropetrovsk 2005. P. 443-445.
  9. Senyk M.A., Tsaryk Y.V. Species diversity of the bird fauna in the high mountainous ecosystems of the Carpathians and its conservation // Scientific investigations on the territory of protected areas of the Carpathians and state of the conservation of the ecosystems as a part of constant development: Abstracts of the international conference devoted to the 25th anniversary of the Carpathian National Natural Park. - Yaremtche, 2005. P. 167-172.
  10. Senyk M.A. Bird fauna as an indicator of the conditions of meadow ecosystems of Shatsk Lakes // State and biodiversity of the ecosystems of the Shatsk National Natural Park. Lviv, Spolom, 2005. P. 59-61.