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 …

EDITORIAL 2020

Editorial 2020 – please use ” translate in your Language” – Il compito di un Editoriale ad inizio d’anno – nel nostro caso per Columba palumbus – è quello di fare il punto sullo status di una Specie e sulla Ricerca specifica . La Migrazione autunnale 2019 del Colombaccio ha evidenziato un’incremento massivo ( 200-300 Read More …

The State of Common Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus Linnaeus, 1758) in Armenia

Aghababyan K., Khanamirian G. TSE Towards Sustainable Ecosystems NGO, 87b Dimitrov, apt 14, 0020 Yerevan, Armenia Email: karen.aghababyan@gmail.com Abstract The Common Wood Pigeon was monitored in Armenia since 2003. The current population size of that species can be estimated from 14,910 to 21,480 pairs. Its population trend during last decade demonstrates moderate increase. The species Read More …

Woodpigeon’s (Columba palumbus) autumn 2018 migration : a new method to study dynamic patterns along a single crossing route in Central Italy . Focus on “flocking” , “hunting pressure” , “ woddpigeons’ ages “ in a preliminary report .

Woodpigeon’s (Columba palumbus) autumn 2018 migration : a new method to study dynamic patterns along a single crossing route in Central Italy . Focus on “flocking” , “hunting pressure” , “ woddpigeons’ ages “ in a preliminary report . Enrico Cavina (*) as by http://journal.ilcolombaccio.it/flocking-preliminary-report-on-the-autumn-migration-2018-in-italy/ as by http://journal.ilcolombaccio.it/woodpigeons-columba-palumbus-autumn-2018-migration-a-particular-research-on-a-single-corridor-fly-way-crossing-central-italy-and-focus-on-flocking/ and linked Authors and References (*) CLUB Read More …

CLIMATOLOGICAL CHANGES and MIGRATION

The following paper in a Note in Italian language . If interested please use Translator in your Language . Thanks. Cambiamenti climatici e Migrazioni   di Enrico Cavina *   labeccacciascientifica.it & http://journal.ilcolombaccio.it     Quasi tutto il mondo della Caccia e della Ricerca si sta domandando se i cambiamenti climatici stanno influenzando le migrazioni Read More …

CLIMATOLOGICAL CHANGES and MIGRATIONS

The following paper is a Note in Italian Language – If interested please use Translator in your language .  Cambiamenti climatici e Migrazioni   di Enrico Cavina *   labeccacciascientifica.it & http://journal.ilcolombaccio.it     Quasi tutto il mondo della Caccia e della Ricerca si sta domandando se i cambiamenti climatici stanno influenzando le migrazioni degli Read More …