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.
Tuesday, 30 July 2019
Wednesday, 24 July 2019
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
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
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).
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
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.
Friday, 5 July 2019
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.
The first island has been sampled. Likely we had good weather and animals were collaborating. Looking forward to calculate an estimate of ...
The research by A. Rotger Vallespir had make the news here and here . Andreu showed how the scale pattern on the head of the snake Hemorrh...
The last work published by members of the GEDA received media attention: REWILDING ( here ) IMEDEA press release CSiC Press note ‘R...
Prieto, N., Tavecchia, G., Telletxea, I, Ibañez, R., Ansorregi, F., Galdos, A., Urruzola, A., Iriarte, I. and Ariziaga, J. 2019 Sur vival p...