Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Shearwater campaign (part I) ended!

Today was the last visit to the Shearwater colony to measure hatching success. 

Next visit in September to ring the chicks before they leave Europe for their first journey across the Atlantic Ocean.

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Award! "J Benedí" fellowship to A. Sola Galindo

A. Sola Galindo was awarded (here) with a "Javier Benedí" fellowship by the IMEDEA within the "JAE Intro ICUs” program of the Spanish Research Council (CSIC). Alfonso will (re)-join the GEDA for three months. His work, supervised by A. Sanz-Aguilar, will deal with seabird movements in relation to oceanic variables. The research will be highly interdisciplinary with collaborations with other three groups of the IMEDEA.

Monday, 22 July 2019

Urban Ecology on the air, each saturday at BFC

Each Saturday morning at "Balear Fa Ciencia", Alvaro Luna will share his experience on the study the ecology of those animals that live in the urban enviornment. Here his last interview of Saturday 20th of July 2019 (at 32'45'') about the decrease of once common species.

Monday, 15 July 2019

GEDA at the first ATIt summer school!

Last week GEDA was invited to the first Summer School on Small Mammal Study organized by the small mammals specialist group of the Italian Mammal Society  (ATIt), at the botanic garden of Capracotta - Isernia (here). 

Participants have learnt concepts and techniques to monitor small mammal populations. 
The location was great and the hospitality incredible (thank to Carmen!!). Overall, the event was a success (more pics here).  We look forward to the second!

Monday, 8 July 2019

Benidorm beaches and Storm Petrel!

The Benidorm City Council has prepared panels to inform people what to do when they recover Storm Petrels stranded on city's beaches attracted by the artificial lights. A good initiative promoted by Ana Sanz-Aguilar and the long-term project of Storm Petrel at Benidrom Island.
More here.

Friday, 5 July 2019

Gulls' summer vacation : a new route to the Atlantic!

Gulls began to move north to colder waters (or better landfills).The Ebro route is confirmed, but one gull showed us a new route to the Atlantic !!! Something we have suspected in the past but never proved : the route Narbonne-Toulouse-Bordeaux.

Lizard campaign just started!

  The first island has been sampled. Likely we had good weather and animals were collaborating. Looking forward to calculate an estimate of ...