Tag: Ciconia ciconia

Variable inter-annual relationships between T-cell mediated immunity and individual traits in White Storks

White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) Science Article 4 abstract Aims: The PHA skin-testing technique has become a widespread way of studying the ecological and evolutionary implications of T-cell mediated immunity (CMI) in birds. Several breeding and individual traits have been found to be related to CMI. However, it is not known how consistent these relationships are […]

Conservation measures based on migration research in whitestorks (Ciconia ciconia, Ciconia boyciana)

White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) Science Article 6 abstract For over a decade, we have been using satellite tracking to study the migration of white storks (Ciconia ciconia) alongtheir eastern migration route from Europe to southern Africa. About 120 individuals have been monitored by satellite-trackingto determine the route of the journey, choice of staging areas and […]