• A schematic sampling protocol for contaminant monitoring in raptors 

      Espín, Silvia; Andevski, Jovan; Duke, Guy; Eulaers, Igor; Gomez-Ramirez, Pilar; Hallgrimsson, Gunnar Thor; Helander, Björn; Herzke, Dorte; Jaspers, Veerle; Krone, Oliver; Lourenco, Rui; Maria-Mojica, Pedro; Martínez-López, Emma; Mateo, Rafael; Movalli, Paola; Sanchez-Virosta, Pablo; Shore, Richard F.; Sonne, Christian; van den Brink, Nico W.; van Hattum, B.; Vrezec, Al; Wernham, Chris; García-Fernández, Antonio J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Birds of prey, owls and falcons are widely used as sentinel species in raptor biomonitoring programmes. A major current challenge is to facilitate large-scale biomonitoring by coordinating contaminant monitoring activities ...
    • Trace element concentrations in feathers and blood of Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) nestlings from Norway and Spain 

      Dolan, Kevin J.; Ciesielski, Tomasz Maciej; Lierhagen, Syverin; Eulaers, Igor; Nygård, Torgeir; Johnsen, Trond Vidar; Gómez-Ramírez, Pilar; García-Fernández, Antonio J.; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Ortiz-Santaliestra, Manuel E.; Jaspers, Veerle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Information on trace element pollution in the terrestrial environment and its biota is limited compared to the marine environment. In the present study, we collected body feathers and blood of 37 Northern goshawk (Accipiter ...
    • Tracking pan-continental trends in environmental contamination using sentinel raptors—what types of samples should we use? 

      Espín, Silvia; García-Fernández, Antonio J.; Herzke, Dorte; Shore, Richard F.; van Hattum, Bert; Martínez-López, Emma; Coeurdassier, Michael; Eulaers, Igor; Fritsch, Clémentine; Gómez-Ramírez, Pilar; Jaspers, Veerle; Krone, Oliver; Duke, Guy; Helander, Björn; Mateo, Rafael; Movalli, Paola; Sonne, Christian; van den Brink, Nico W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Biomonitoring using birds of prey as sentinel species has been mooted as a way to evaluate the success of European Union directives that are designed to protect people and the environment across Europe from industrial ...