WINTER MOVEMENTS OF THE ALPINE CHOUGH: IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT IN THE ALPS

Alpine Chough (Pyrrhocorax graculus) Science Article 1

abstract

The home ranges and movements of marked Alpine choughs (Pyrrhocorax graculus) were investigated in Aosta Valley, western Italian Alps, in two study sessions: winter-spring 1996-1997 and winter-spring 1997-1998. Overall 28 birds were marked, six of these were also equipped with a small radio tag.

P. Laiolo, A. Rolando & L. Carisio, J. Mt Ecol. 6:21-30

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