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Conservation threats in native populations of common quail

Postcopulatory sexual selection plays an important role in the reproductive success of males in many species. Differences in fertilization success could affect rates of admixture and genetic...

Razones para el sedentarismo

Las aves terrestres longevas y de gran tamaño muestran típicamente un comportamiento sedentario en las islas, incluso cuando son migratorias en el continente. La variación denso-dependiente de la...

Coexistence between sympatric carnivores in a Mediterranean habitat

One of the main objectives of community ecology is to understand the conditions allowing species to coexist. However, few studies have investigated the role of fine-scale habitat use segregation in...

Artificial lights and seabirds: is light pollution a threat for the threatened Balearic petrels?

Petrels are among the most threatened group of birds. On top of facing predation by introduced mammals and incidental bycatch, these seabirds have to deal with an emerging threat, light pollution.

The role of disease and parasite infections in protected populations of rhinoceros

A huge effort in rhinoceros conservation has focused on poaching and habitat loss as factors leading to the dramatic declines in the endangered eastern black rhinoceros and the southern white...