Monthly Archives: October 2013

Effects of human disturbance on nest placement of the Woodpigeon in Morocco

Effects of human disturbance on nest placement of the woodpigeon (Columba palumbus): a case study from the Middle Atlas, Morocco Continue reading

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Subalpine Warbler split into three different species

In a new paper, prominent ornithologist Lars Svensson summarised the recent research on the taxonomy of the Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans) and recommended the split of the complex into three separate species: – Western Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia inornata), with two subspecies: … Continue reading

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Annual cycle and migration strategies of Great Reed Warbler as revealed by a geolocator study

Lemke HW, Tarka M, Klaassen RHG, Åkesson M, Bensch S, Hasselquist D & Hansson.B. (2013) Annual Cycle and Migration Strategies of a Trans-Saharan Migratory Songbird: A Geolocator Study in the Great Reed Warbler. PLoS ONE 8(10): e79209. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079209 Abstract: … Continue reading

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Short‐distance migration of Wrynecks from Central European populations

Wijk, R. E., Schaub, M., Tolkmitt, D., Becker, D. & Hahn, S. 2013. Short-distance migration of Wrynecks Jynx torquilla from Central European populations. Ibis 155 (4): 886–890.  doi: 10.1111/ibi.12083 PDF in ResearchGate.net Abstract: European Wrynecks Jynx torquilla torquilla have generally been considered … Continue reading

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First banding scheme of Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) in Algeria

Samraoui, B., Boucheker, A., Nedjah, R., Youcefi, A. & Samraoui F. (2012). First banding scheme of Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus in Algeria. Aves Ichnusae 10: 30-37. PDF in ResearchGate.net. Abstract: Over the last decade, the Glossy Ibis has staged a … Continue reading

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First evidence of a 200-day non-stop flight in a bird

First evidence of a 200-day non-stop flight in a bird. /
Nouveau record : le martinet à ventre blanc six mois non-stop dans les airs Continue reading

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Black-necked Grebe: an expanding species in the Middle Atlas wetlands, Morocco

The Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis): an expanding species in the Middle Atlas wetlands, Morocco. Continue reading

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