lunes, 15 de mayo de 2017

Visiting G.E.P.

Alvaro Luna, from the Estacion Biologica de Doñana (CSIC),  is visiting the GEP lab for few weeks. Alvaro is working in Argentina on a long-term monitoring project on the Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia. Under the direction of A. Sanz-Aguilar, he will compare the natal dispersal patterns of birds born in rural and urban areas. Welcome Alvaro!

viernes, 5 de mayo de 2017

Ph.D. defense !

Ana Payo-Payo from the GEP has defended her Ph.D, supervised by Prof. D. Oro, at the University of Barcelona. Well done Ana and Congratulations! (Next challenge : the Antartica, more information here)!

sábado, 29 de abril de 2017

GSMs reveal movements of gulls between large islands

With the help of T. Muñoz from the GOB we equipped four breeding Yellow Legged gulls with GPS/GSM devices at Dragonera Regional Park.  The first tracks reveal unexpected large movements of one male between the main islands Mallorca and Ibiza.  More to come.

viernes, 14 de abril de 2017

Prof. Oro on PAFS

Prof D. Oro interviewed by the national newspaper EL PAIS speaks about PAFS (Predictable Antrhopogenic Food Subsidies) and their role in animal ecology here.
Photo: G. Weinert (from

Check also the revision published by him and the GEP in Ecology Letters here.

viernes, 7 de abril de 2017

Intership at the GEP

Flore Mias, from the University of Toulouse, has joined the GEP for a 3-months intership. She will be investigating the movement pattern of the Balearic Wall Lizard. 
Welcome, Flore.