Selected publications

At the Institute for Research on Hunting Resources (IREC - CSIC, UCLM, JCCM) become more prominent scientific publications of our researchers in popular articles, so that the results of our science reach the entire society.

They develop a novel protocol to mitigate the risk of pathogen transmission between fauna ...

A work by IREC, a pioneer in science applied to extensive cattle ranching, develops a systematic but adaptable protocol to implement biosecurity against wildlife in extensive cattle herds and reduce the risk ...

Applications of camera trapping for the study of the movement and behavior of wildlife

A new work describes the potential of trapping cameras for the study of the ecology of movement and behavior of wildlife, expanding their range of applications as tools for ...

A black vulture from the Pyrenees, the first scavenger bird poisoned by diclofenac that is detected ...

Specialists from various institutions detect the first case of diclofenac poisoning in a black vulture (Aegypius monachus) in Europe, specifically in Spain, a crucial location for the conservation of European populations of ...

Wild boar overabundance threatens wetland conservation

A multidisciplinary study reveals that the overabundance of wild boars in wetlands conditions the productivity of the aquatic bird community that inhabits these ecosystems, which could affect the conservation of the species ...

Are the measures aimed at regulating the hunting pressure on the European turtle-dove effective?

A study led by IREC assesses the effectiveness of the measures adopted to regulate hunting pressure on the European turtle dove between 2007 and 2017 and more precisely estimates the number ...

How does the abundance of rabbit affect the selection made by the eagle owl ...

Un estudio revela que el búho real es capaz de adaptar su capacidad depredadora sobre presas de varios tamaños para maximizar su eficiencia energética en función de su abundancia Comprender cómo se relacionan entre sí...

How does feeding in landfills affect white storks?

A multidisciplinary study reveals that white stork chicks fed food from urban landfills have better nutritional status and better physical condition than chicks fed food ...

How do we control the overabundance of certain wildlife species in national parks?

95% of those surveyed agree on the need to control the damage caused by the overabundance of certain species of fauna, such as wild ungulates, in national parks. However, it does not exist ...

Waterbirds as nutrient and trace element transfer vectors in wetlands

El papel que juegan las colonias de aves en la entrada total nutrientes y elementos traza en los ecosistemas acuáticos es relativamente pequeño en comparación con otras fuentes de origen humano Las aves acuáticas, a...

Identifying biases in the detection of poisoned animals

A study reveals that the current system of monitoring cases of poisoning in wildlife due to the illegal use of poisoned baits can lead to significant biases in detection rates. Your esteem ...

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