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Institute for Game and Wildlife Research

Selected publications

Integrated environmental risk assessment of chemical pollution in a Mediterranean floodplain by combining chemical and biological methods

The National Park of tables of Daimiel (PNTD) is a floodplain ecosystem unique in Central Spain, which serves as a permanent area of rest and reproduction for many species of birds...

Is gastrointestinal microbiota relevant for endogenous mercury methylation in terrestrial animals?

The methylation of mercury, primarily produced by bacteria in the aquatic environment, is a key piece to understand the bioaccumulacion and the adverse effects of this toxic metal in living organisms. The paper...

Human disturbance and aggressive females

Human visits to nests, whether for scientific purposes or for conservation strategies, make long-term bird populations containing one higher proportion of aggressive females. It is one...

Sublethal exposure to lead in birds affects their hatching rate and sperm quality

Ingestion of lead pellets causes deadly poisoning in wild birds, but also a number of sublethal effects that may compromise their survival and reproductive capacity. This study describes the effects...

An assessment of conflict areas between alien and native species richness of terrestrial vertebrates on a macroecological scale in a Mediterranean hotspot

Understand how diversity of invasive species in a territory is distributed and identify the factors that explain such a pattern are some of the current challenges of the biology of invasions. The objective...

A practical overview of transferability in species distribution modeling

Distribution (SDMs) models are basic tools in ecology, biogeography and biodiversity. Its utility has exceeded the context of the ecology, and currently is frequent its application in other areas of research, e.g...

Porphyrins produce uniquely ephemeral animal colouration: a possible signal of virginity

Those colors that gives place the pigmentation animal can be permanent or renewable to short term. Here we describe the discovery of a conspicuous rosacea coloration at the base of the feathers of geese...

Quantitative proteomics reveals Piccolo as a candidate serological correlate of recovery from Guillain-Barré syndrome

Syndrome of Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is a peripheral neuropathy autoimmune origin of unknown cause. However, about a fourth part of the patients with GBS have suffered an infection bacterial or viral recent,...

Camera-trapping protocols for mesocarnivore communities

IREC and the CIBIO (University of Porto, Portugal) researchers have perfected optimized protocols of foto-trampeo tracking mesocarnivoros communities in Mediterranean areas. According to the study, carried out in...

Evaluation of exposure to contaminants environmental in red-breasted goose and possible implications in its decline

The cuellirroja Goose (Branta ruficollis) is a globally threatened species (Vulnerable according to IUCN) and the only European goose species currently in decline. In this study we have working in the areas of wintering...

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