Monthly Archives: July 2014

A review of the identification criteria and variability of the Slender-billed Curlew

Corso, A., Jansen, J. & Kókay, Sz., 2014.  A review of the identification criteria and variability of the  Slender-billed Curlew. British Birds 107: 339-370. PDF in ResearchGate.net Abstract and a taster (4 pages) of the paper at British Birds‘ website: This … Continue reading

Posted in North Africa | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Breeding Biology of Squacco Herons (Ardeola ralloides) in Northern Tunisia

Nefla, A., Tlili, W., Ouni, R. & Nouira, S. 2014. Breeding Biology of Squacco Herons (Ardeola ralloides) in Northern Tunisia. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126 (2): 393–401.  doi:10.1676/13-130.1 Abstract: We studied the reproduction patterns of Squacco Herons, Ardeola ralloides, during … Continue reading

Posted in Tunisia | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Trafic illégal des espèces sauvages protégées en Algérie via l’Internet

Des animaux sauvages protégés par la loi algérienne (et internationale) sont en vente sur Internet à travers des sites-web apparemment locaux (photos). Merci à la page Facebook “To Save Wildlife in Algeria” pour l’information et le texte suivant: الإتجار غير الشرعي … Continue reading

Posted in Algeria | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Genetic variability in the Eurasian Stone-curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)

Mori, A., Baldaccini, N. E., Baratti, M., Caccamo, C., Dessì-Fulgheri, F., Grasso, R., Nouira, S., Ouni, R., Pollonara, E., Rodriguez-Godoy, F.,Spena, M.T., Giunchi, D. (2014). A first assessment of genetic variability in the Eurasian Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus. Ibis 156(3): 687–692. … Continue reading

Posted in Taxonomy | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment