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Submission #28

Wed, 2013-01-09
Portugal
Lesser Kestrel Castro Verde SPA
2003
2013
Regional
Castro Verde Special Protection Area
LPN - Liga para a Proteção da Natureza
Civil (NGO)
2
No
Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)
Regular breeder
No
50-80%
<20%
Yes
No
No
No
Special Protection Areas (SPAs)
No
No
Yes
2003
2012
Yes
2003
2012
No
Yes
2003
2012
Yes
2003
2012
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Agriculture (intensification, abandonment, expansion)
Egg-collection and taking of young, exploitation
Predation
2003
2012
No
Yes
2004
2006
No
No
No
Yes
Total count
More than once a year
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
2009
2012
No
No
No
Yes
2003
2012
Yes
2003
2012
Yes
2004
2004
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Annually
Yes
universities
No
Yes
Annually
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
6
3
<20%
25,000
Inês Catry, Rita Alcazar, Aldina M.A. Franco, William J. Sutherland. 2009. Identifying the effectiveness and constraints of conservation interventions: A case study of the endangered lesser kestrel. Biological Conservation 142 (2009) 2782–2791

INÊS CATRY, SUSANA REIS, RITA ALCAZAR, ANA CORDEIRO, PEDRO ROCHA & ALDINA
FRANCO. 2004. SERÁ O AUMENTO DA DISPONIBILIDADE DE LOCAIS DE NIDIFICAÇÃO UMA MEDIDA DE GESTÃO EFICAZ PARA A RECUPERAÇÃO DO FRANCELHO EM PORTUGAL?. Airo 14: 21-28 (2004)

Catry I., Alcazar R. & Henriques I. 2007.The role of nest-site provisioning in increasing lesser kestrel Falco naumanni numbers in Castro Verde Special Protection Area, southern Portugal. Conservation Evidence (2007) 4, 54-57