Citizen scientists meet “Scientific science”

Editorial  2021 & paper review  – Italian Journal Woodpigeon Research – vol.1 February 2021  Enrico Cavina  https://enricocavina.academia.edu/ Abstract The  text of the Editorial uses as basis  a short overview of a very recent (4th February 2021 )  paper https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0246572  that analyzes the relationship between contributions from citizen science and official science, documenting the need with statistical details. that citizen Read More …

Woodpigeons’ ( Columba palumbus) migration in autumn 2020: live monitoring (MCL)’s results in Italy –

Introduction to the analysis –Preliminary short-report  -on-line in Italian Journal Woodpigeon Research –february 2021 Enrico Cavina  , Vasco Feligetti * (*) Club Italiano del Colombaccio  E.Cavina ( analysis),V.Feligetti ( compared data Archives), ABSTRACT-SUMMARY Based on concrete results (raw numbers : 2.162.171 Woodpigeons  in 7.375 flocks) obtained by a telematic system recording  (154 hunters/observers -1st October-15th November )“live” autumn Read More …

Woodpigeon’s ( Columba palumbus ) autumn migration in Europe and Italy : critical updating 2020 by live monitoring (MCL) .

Enrico Cavina , Vasco Feligetti(*) (*) Club Italiano del Colombaccio  Key-words: woodpigeon migration ,flyways ,flocks,peakes-waves,climatologic changes,abiotic biotic factors,Europe,monitoring methods ABSTRACT-SUMMARY  More than two millions of Woodpigeons were “live monitored” (MCL supported by observations-records of 154 hunters distributed along  6 selective corridors ) crossing Italy during autumn 2020. The data collected and available by main Ornithological Read More …

Hunters as citizen  scientists: a difficult pathway characterized by obstacles and errors. Focus on”Ethics in Research”. 

Enrico Cavina https://researchgate.net https://independent.academia.edu  ABSTRACT/SUMMARY  Recently (2020) the involvement of hunters in the true Research process has been strongly valued depending on the hunters’ ability to collect data on the field then offered available for scientific analysis.. The present paper is mainly aimed at highlighting the concept of ethics in Research. Experiences ( obstacles,conflicts,results) of Read More …