Alessandria, 14 - 15 November 2011


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Monday 14 November 2011

Tuesday 15 November 2011

8:30 – 10:30

Session 1

Status and Conservation
Potts, Dessì)

Session 5

Health and parasites
Gortazar, Meneguz)

Differences in the breeding ecology of Alectoris and Perdix and implications for the conservation of Alectoris.
D. Potts

Diseases and parasites of the red-legged partridge: implications for management and conservation.
C. Gortazar

11:00 -13:00

Session 2

Systematics and Genetics
Randi, Scandura)

Session 6

Hunting management
Delibes, Spanò)

Conservation genetics of the Alectoris partridges.
E. Randi

Lights and shadows of the red-legged partridge hunting management in central Spain.
M. Delibes-Mateos

14:30 – 16:00

Session 3

Physiology and behaviour
(Bernard- Laurent, Malacarne)

Session 7

Census and techniques
Jakob, Tizzani)

Physiological and behavioral interactions in ecology:  lessons and perspectives for the conservation of partridge populations.
M. Boos

Some recent tools for bird surveys, a fast overview  and the example of the French red-legged partridge survey.
C. Jakob


Session 4

Ecology and population dynamics
Vinuela, Ponce-Boutin)

Session 8

Sustainable management and action plans
Kark, Meriggi)

Factors affecting Red-legged partridge population dynamics: a review and new insights.
J. Viñuela

The importance of regional collaboration for biodiversity conservation: the case of Mediterranean Basin.
S. Kark

Selected and refereed papers will be publish on Ethology Ecology and Evolution (Taylor & Francis).