Category Archives: Tunisia

Wintering waterbird assemblages in the central part of the Gulf of Gabès in southern Tunisia

Hamza, F., Hammouda, A. & Selmi, S. (2016). Wintering waterbird assemblages in the central part of the Gulf of Gabès in southern Tunisia. Ostrich 87:  217–223. doi: 10.2989/00306525.2016.1207721 PDF Abstract Although the Gulf of Gabès is recognised as an Important Bird … Continue reading

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Co-occurrence and commensal feeding between Little Egrets (Egretta garzetta) and Eurasian Spoonbills (Platalea leucorodia)

Hamza, F., & Selmi, S. (2016). Co-occurrence and commensal feeding between Little Egrets Egretta garzetta and Eurasian Spoonbills Platalea leucorodia. Bird Study 63: 509–515. doi: 10.1080/00063657.2016.1238035 PDF in RresearchGate Abstract: Capsule: The spatial distribution and feeding efficiency of Little Egrets … Continue reading

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Sexual size dimorphism and morphometric sexing in a North African population of Laughing Doves (Spilopelia senegalensis)

Ayadi, T., Hammouda, A., Kididi, S., Yahyaoui, M. H. & Selmi, S. (2016). Sexual size dimorphism and morphometric sexing in a North African population of Laughing Doves Spilopelia senegalensis. Ostrich 87: 173–177. doi: 10.2989/00306525.2016.1188173 Abstract: Like the majority of Columbiformes, … Continue reading

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Assortative mating for carotenoid colouration but not size in the Yellow-legged Gull (Larus michahellis)

Hammouda, A., Hamza, F., Ayadi, T., Pearce-Duvet, J. & Selmi, S. (2016). Assortative mating for carotenoid colouration but not size in the Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis. Bird Study 63: 289–292. doi: 10.1080/00063657.2016.1185087 PDF Abstract: Mediterranean Yellow-legged GullsYellow-legged Gulls mate assortatively … Continue reading

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Environmental factors affecting the foraging behavior of herons in Ichkeul National Park, Tunisia

Nefla, A. & Nouira, S. 2016. Environmental factors affecting the foraging behavior of herons in Ichkeul National Park, Tunisia. Waterbirds 39: 99–103. doi: 10.1675/063.039.0112 Abstract: This study was carried out at Ichkeul National Park, Tunisia, during 2009 and 2010. The … Continue reading

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Predictors of the abundance of shorebirds and wading birds wintering in the Gulf of Gabès, Tunisia

Hamza, F. & Selmi, S. (2015). Habitat features and human presence as predictors of the abundance of shorebirds and wading birds wintering in the Gulf of Gabès, Tunisia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 540: 251–258.  doi: 10.3354/meps11500 Abstract: Understanding ecological factors … Continue reading

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Open trade in protected raptors at Souk Moncef Bey, Tunis

التجارة غير المشروعة في الطيور الجارحة المحمية بسوق المنصف باي، في تونس العاصمة هذه بعض الصور التي التقطها أحد أفراد الجمعية التونسية للحفاظ على الحياة البرية يوم أمس بسوق المنصف باي الذي أصبح مكانا معتادا للمتاجرة بالأنواع المحميّة و المهدّدة … Continue reading

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