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Alvaro Camina
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Alvaro Camina

   Biography

Graduate Zoologist By the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain) in 1990.
- President of the Eurasian Griffon Vulture Working Group EGVWG since 2003.
- Responsible for Europe and Spain of Vulture News since 2001.
- Member of the Committe for the reintroduction of vuture species in the Balkan Peninsula (project funded by the Frankfurt Zoological Society/FZS.
- Member of the Raptor Research foundation since 2000.
In late 2008 I was appointed as member of the Board of the Vulture Conservation Foundation.
- Secretary of the Vulture Conservation Foundation (2010-2011)

Eurasian Griffon Working Group and Vulture Conservation Foundation
Apartado de Correos 339  
Majadahonda,  Madrid  28220  Spain
Phone: 0034648087801
Email: acamia@acrenasl.eu


   Research Interests

Carrion eating birds, Large raptors, mammals, Conservation biology, coexistence humans-wildlife, windfarm development, Environmental Impact Assessment.

Species of Interest: 
  • Gyps coprotheres
  • Gyps africanus
  • Aquila chrysaetos
  • Western Marsh Harrier
  • Hen Harrier
  • Montagu's Harrier
  • Pallid Harrier
  • Cinereous Vulture
  • Rüppell's Vulture
  • Griffon Vulture
  • Bearded Vulture
  • Egyptian Vulture


   Publications

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2011. Geier und Windenergieanlagen. Der Falke 58(12):504-507. (In German)

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2008.Renewable energies and conservation of carrion eating birds: The case of the Eurasian Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus in northern Spain. Pp. 171-180 in Mayol, J. & Viada, C. (eds.), El Rumbo del Arca. Congreso Técnico de Conservación de Fauna y Flora Silvestres. (In Spanish with English summary)

Ábrego, J., E. Montelío, and A. Camiña-Cardenal. 2007. Description of a bill abnormality in a Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus in Spain. Vulture News 56:64.       pdf

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2007. Management of Cinereous Vulture populations: Windfarm development and the Cinereous Vulture. Pp 312-320 in R. Moreno-Opo and F. Guil (Coord.), Manual de gestión del Hábitat y de las poblaciones de Buitre Negro en España [Manual for the habitat and population management of Cinereous Vulture in Spain]. Dirección General para la Biodiversidad. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente. (In Spanish)

Moreno-Opo, R., A. San Miguel, and A. Camiña-Cardenal. 2007. Livestock and Cinereous Vulture. Pp. 200-221 in R. Moreno-Opo and F. Guil (Coord.), Manual de gestión del hábitat y de las poblaciones de Buitre Negro en España [Management manual for the Cinereous Vulture populations in Spain]. Dirección General para la Biodiversidad. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente. (In Spanish)

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2007. Vulture restaurants for the Eurasian Griffon Vulture in the Sistema Ibérico mountain range. Quercus 261:22-26. (In Spanish)

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2007. Legal support for the vulture restaurants. Quercus 257:62-63. (In Spanish)

Camiña-Cardenal, A., and E. Montelío. 2006. Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus food shortages in the Ebro Valley (NE Spain) caused by regulations against Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). Acta Ornithologica 41:7-13.

Camiña-Cardenal, A., and E. Montelío. 2005-2006. [Seasonal changes in the non-passerine community at the Najera municipality waste dump]. Zubía 23-24:7-22. (In Spanish with English summary)

Camiña-Cardenal, A., E. Montelío, and E. Montelío. 2005-2006. Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus, a new breeding species for La Rioja. Zubía 23-24:23-26. (In Spanish with English summary)

Slotta-Bachmayr, L., R. Bögel, and A. Camiña-Cardenal. 2005. Strategies for the conservation and management of the Eurasian Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) in Europe and the Mediterranean. Vulture News 51:43.

Garrido, J. R., A. Camiña-Cardenal, M. Guinda, M. Egea, N. Mouati, A. Godino, and J. L. Paz de la Rocha. 2005. Absence of the Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus) in northern Morocco. Journal of Raptor Research 39:70-74.       pdf

Palomo, R., A. Camiña-Cardenal, and J. Coleto. 2005. An abnormal beak in a Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus. Vulture News 51:35.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2005. Food exploitation by Griffon Vultures: the effect of vulture restaurants in Spain. P. 13 in International conference: conservation and management of vulture populations, 14-16 November 2005. WWF-Greece and Natural History Museum of Crete, University of Crete, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2005. A leucistic or partial albino Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus. Vulture News 51:34.

Slotta-Bachmayr, R. Bögel, and A. Camiña. 2004. Status report and action plan: the Eurasian Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) in Europe and the Mediterranean. East European/ Mediterranean Griffon Vulture Working Group (EGVWG), Zoo Salzburg, Salzburg, Germany. 100 pp.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2004. Consequences of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) on breeding success and food availability in Spanish vulture populations. Pp. 27-44 in R.D. Chancellor and B.-U. Meyburg (eds.), Raptors worldwide. World Working Group on Birds of Prey, Berlin and MME-BirdLife Hungary, Budapest.

Camina-Cardenal, A. 2004. The wolf in La Rioja. Zubía 22:113-130. (In Spanish with English summary)

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2004. Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus monitoring in Spain: current research and conservation projects. Pp. 45-66 in R.D. Chancellor and B.-U. Meyburg (eds.), Raptors worldwide. World Working Group on Birds of Prey, Berlin and MME-BirdLife Hungary, Budapest.

Camiña-Cardenal, A., D. Martín, J. Pascual, and E. Montelío. 2004. A one-eyed Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus. Vulture News 51:63.

de Juana, E., and A. Camiña-Cardenal. 2001. Observations on Rüppell's Griffons in Spain. Vulture News 36-40.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2003. [Habitat preferences in a large mammal community during autumn and winter]. Zubía 21:51-62. (In Spanish with English summary)

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2003. Rüppell's Griffon observations in Spain. Vulture News 49:23-24.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2002. Presence of a healed fracture in the sinsacrum of an Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus. Vulture News 46:15.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2002. Observations of feeding Eurasian Griffons Gyps fulvus in Spain. Vulture News 46:13-14.

Camiña-Cardenal, A., R. Palomo, and J.C. Torres. 2002. Observation of cannibalism in Eurasian Griffons Gyps fulvus in Spain. Vulture News 47:25-26.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2002. (Abstract) Increase of an Eurasion [Eurasian] Griffon (Gyps fulvus) population in La Rioja (northern Spain) 1979-1999: ecology, management of carcasses and conservation implications in the 21st century. P. 194 in R. Yosef, M.L. Miller, and D. Pepler (eds.), Raptors in the new millennium. International Birding & Research Center in Eilat, Israel, Eilat, Israel.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2002. (Abstract) The "mad-cow" disease in Spain: consequences of food provisioning for the Eurasian Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus). In The Third Annual Eastern European/Mediterranean Griffon Vulture Working Group Meeting and Symposium on Vultures of Eastern Europe and the Middle East, Ankara, Turkey, October 2002. Ankara, Turkey.

Garrido, A., A. Camiña-Cardenal, M. Surroca, and Mottos. 2001. Migration of the Eurasian Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus throughout the Iberian Peninsula. Pp. 16-17 in Abstracts of the 4th Eurasian Congress on Raptors. Estación Biológica Doñana and Raptor Research Foundation, Seville, Spain.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2001. (Abstract) The "head-drooping" behaviour in Spanish Eurasian Griffon Vulture populations: preliminary results. Pp. 34-35 in Abstracts of the 4th Eurasian Congress on Raptors. Estación Biológica Donaña/Raptor Research Foundation, Seville, Spain.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2001. Update on the use of poison in the environment in Spain. Vulture News 44:34-35.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2001. Seasonal evolution of a bird community in a decidous forest from La Rioja. Zubía 19:49-60. (In Spanish with English summary)

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2000. [Raptor experts alert on the mysterious decline in India of two species of common vultures]. Quercus 178:46-47. (In Spanish)

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 2000. Logistic regression models to predict consumption of carcasses by Eurasian Griffons Gyps fulvus: a correction. Vulture News 43:43.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 1999. (Abstract) Do Eurasian Griffon Vultures (Gyps fulvus) select carcasses where feeding by their size? Buteo Supplement (1999):24-25.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 1998. Use of logistic regression models to predict consumption of carcasses by Griffon Vultures Gyps fulvus. Pp. 209-213 in R.D. Chancellor, B.-U. Meyburg, and J.J. Ferrero (eds.), Holarctic birds of prey. ADENEX, Merida, Spain, and World Working Group on Birds of Prey, Berlin.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 1996. [Carrion use by the Griffon Vulture and other raptors in extensive cattle farming areas]. Zubia 14:133-135. (In Spanish with English summary)

Camiña-Cardenal, A., A. Honrubia, and A. Senosiaín. 1995. Attacks on livestock by Eurasian Griffons. Jorunal of Raptor Research 29:214.

Camiña-Cardenal, A. 1993. Trophic ecology of the Eurasian Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus in La Rioja (Advance). Alytes 6:51-56. (In Spanish with English summary)



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