Taiwan – New study site enriches ÉLVONAL Project repertoire

News from the pheasant-tailed jacana field project   by Nolwenn Fresneau & Andras Liker August 2019, Guantian, Taiwan   We started the first field season on 20th June in Taiwan. The place is wonderful: we are studying a population of pheasant-tailed jacanas Hydrophasianus chirurgus resident in the Jacana Ecological and Educational Park, in south-west Taiwan…

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9-16 May 2019 – II. ÉLVONAL Fieldwork Training Camp, Belarus

This camp was organised and lead by Dr Vojtech Kubelka and the scientific team of Turov ringing station, Belarus: Dr Natalia Karlionova, Evgenya Lunchik, Viacheslav Khursanov. With the participation of Triin Kaasiku (Estonia), Anastazia Kuzmiankova (Belarus), José Valdebenito (Chile), Emilien Genetier (France) the training camp was successful and very instructive for the whole team. Turov…

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27-29 March 2019 – II. ÉLVONAL Shorebird Workshop in Debrecen, Hungary

After our successful first workshop in Groningen, this spring we decided to meet our shorebird friends again and discuss new ideas and the clarified ÉLVONAL fieldwork protocol. This event was organised by ÉLVONAL core team and held at University of Debrecen. With the participation of twenty one researchers and students from many countries we had…

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11-13 January 2019. – II. ÉLVONAL Conference – New directions in evolutionary research of sex roles

The time arrived to hold our Project’s second annual conference, that took place in Debrecen, Hungary. During these days we had deep discussions about new directions in evolutionary research of sex roles from many perspective. Despite the harsh wintertime our invited speakers’s bright talks provided the skeleton to numerous presentations along which we came up…

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26-28 September 2018 – I. ÉLVONAL Workshop in Groningen, Netherlands

We had an informal meeting with a group of our collaborators at Groningen University. We entitled this workshop to introduce and discuss our ÉLVONAL Project’s objectives and tasks to fulfil the upcoming field season. During this fruitful event we listened to talks presenting each of our previous work and interest in science, especially in terms…

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