Australian Project using remote nest cameras and GPS satellite tracking to study Ibises and Spoonbills

Contributed by SIS-SG member Heather McGinness, CSIRO Australia. Featured image: H. McGinness Australia hosts three ibis and two spoonbill species: Straw-necked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis), Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca), Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus), Royal Spoonbill (Platalea regia) and Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes). All of these species are thought to be primarily nomadic, due to the…Continue reading Australian Project using remote nest cameras and GPS satellite tracking to study Ibises and Spoonbills

Glossy ibises flying at Doñana marshland, Spain. © Héctor Garrido, 2008.

Announcement of the 1st international workshop on Glossy ibis Plegadis falcinellus

The 1st international workshop on Glossy ibis Plegadis falcinellus will be held between the 27th and 29th November 2017 at Doñana, a protected area in Southern Spain, where the species came back to breed in 1996, after many decades that the species was not reproducing in the country. Since then, the population showed a sharp…Continue reading Announcement of the 1st international workshop on Glossy ibis Plegadis falcinellus

Glossy ibises flying at Doñana marshland, Spain. © Héctor Garrido, 2008.

Kushlan Research Award 2017 is to investigate the Glossy ibis

The Kushlan Research Award winner of this year is a proposal promoted by one of our members, Simone Santoro (Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain), and Alejandro Centeno-Cuadros (Biotech Business International, Spain). The aim is investigating the glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) gene flow at a worldwide scale by combining nuclear and microsatellite markers. The project has…Continue reading Kushlan Research Award 2017 is to investigate the Glossy ibis