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Status and breeding biology of the Algerian Nuthatch (Sitta ledanti) in the Guerrouch forest (Algeria)

The breeding pairs of the Algerian Nuthatch have been censused in the Guerrouch forest (Taza National Park, Jijel, Algeria). A decrease in numbers was assessed when comparing with data collected in the early 1990s. The main reason is the habitat … 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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Le statut de l’Érismature à tête blanche (Oxyura leucocephala) dans les zones humides du nord-est algérien

Halassi, I., Elafri, A., Belhamra, M. & Houhamdi, M. (2016). Répartition et abondance de l’Érismature à tête blanche Oxyura leucocephala dans les zones humides du nord-est algérien. Alauda 84: 25–34. PDF in ResearchGate Abstract: Status of the White-headed Duck Oxyura … Continue reading

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Découverte d’un nouveau site de nidification du Flamant rose dans l’ouest de l’Algérie

Une nouvelle zone de nidification du Flamant rose a été découverte dans l’ouest de l’Algérie par Ali Mehadji. Le site sera surveillé durant les prochains mois. Il y a moins d’un an, une grande colonie reproductrice du Flamant rose a été découverte … Continue reading

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Nidification réussie de l’Ibis falcinelle (Plegadis falcinellus) dans un milieu humide urbain en Algérie

Boudraa, W., Bara, M., Khemis, M. D. E., Boumaaza, M., Bouslama, Z. & Houhamdi, M. (2015). Nidification réussie de l’Ibis falcinelle Plegadis falcinellus dans un milieu humide urbain en Algérie. Alauda 83: 143–148. PDF in ResearchGate Abstract: First successful breeding of … Continue reading

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Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in Algeria

Algeria has probably the largest population of the Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in the Maghreb (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya), and the species is still well represented in several Algerian regions. The Algerian National Association of Ornithology (an NGO created … Continue reading

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Factors affecting nesting success in the Great-crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus at Lake Tonga, north-east Algeria

Cheriet, S., Samraoui, F., Alfarhan, A. H. & Samraoui, B. (2015). Factors affecting nesting success in the Great-crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus at Lake Tonga, north-east Algeria. Ostrich 86(3): 239-245.      doi: 10.2989/00306525.2015.1067932 PDF in ResearchGate.net Abstract: The breeding ecology of the … Continue reading

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