The project by A. Cortés-Avizanda was on the news today. An article by E. Soto (here) describes Ainara's research into the possible changes that the arrival of the Griffon vulture in Mallorca can generate. In 2008, pushed by an unusual storm, a group of Griffon vultures arrived in Mallorca and established a new colony.
Natural colonizations of islands are rare and offer an important opportunity to gain information on dispersal, settlement and competition among species.
Will it compete with the Black vulture ?
Will framers change their perception on scavangers ?
Will this natural arrival create a new wildlife-human conflict?
Stay in touch for the answers.