Tag: White Stork

Condition-dependent parental effort and reproductive performance in the White Stork Ciconia ciconia

White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) Science Article 10 abstract Relationships between the parental quality and reproductive performance have been studied in many birds, but not in Ciconiiformes so far. We hypothesised that parental condition of White Storks Ciconia ciconia affects both parental care and breeding success. To examine our hypothesis we assessed body mass of White […]

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 […]