European pied flycatcher
Photo: Diogo Oliveira
On 27th of May 2016 the TytoTagus Project team visited the EVOA with the aim of ringing the juvenile barn owls at the nest box located on the roof of the Interpretation Centre…
In December 2015 our paper Barn owl feathers the biomonitors of mercury: sources of variation in sampling procedures was published “online first” in Ecotoxicology…
Between 17 and 20 November the University of ELTE in Budapest held the kick-off meeting of the project “Innovative employability guidance for higher education students in the context of European biodiversity management”.
Evaluating the influence of diet-related variables on breeding performance and home range behaviour of a top predator
In September 2015 the paper Evaluating the influence of diet-related variables on breeding performance and home range behaviour of a top predator (Rui Lourenço et al.) was published…
On the 21st of August, Prof. Alexandre Roulin, one of the world leading experts in Barn Owl, visited the University of Évora for a working session with the LabOr team….
The initiative was launched by SPEA, University of Évora-LabOr, ICNF, Natural Park of Madeira, Regional Secretariat of Agriculture and Environment of the Azores, Portuguese Association of Bird Ringers and was granted by the EDP Biodiversity Fund.
2014 edition of the Green Project Awards recognizes the Companhia das Lezírias, S.A. forest management
The Companhia das Lezírias, S.A. was the winner of the 2014 edition of the Green Project Awards – Portugal, with the project “Companhia das Lezírias: forest management for biodiversity”.
Last November the LabOr team published a paper in the journal Agroforestry Systems entitled Can birds play a role as High Nature Value indicators of montado system? The article follows the master’s thesis in Conservation Biology (University of Évora) of Ana Luisa Catarino.
Ringing birds is a regular activity at the Experimental Farm of Mitra (EFM) since 2010. We started as part of the ‘Constant Ringing Effort’ stations’ project coordinated by ICNF and the Portuguese Association of Bird ringers