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The rare Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) stands out among the Old World vultures (Family Accipitridae) because of its brightly ornamented head, which is coloured yellow by carotenoid pigments, and its practice of feeding on faeces. Here we show that Egyptian vultures obtain these pigments from the excrement of ungulates. To our knowledge, this is(More)
The accumulation patterns of different trace elements (As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn) were studied in three species of dragonfly larvae (Cordulegaster boltoni, Boyeria irene and Onychogomphus uncatus). Additionally these species were assessed as potential biomonitors in a lotic ecosystem (Louro River, Spain). Element concentrations were determined(More)
  • gallega”. Nota, Fernando Prieto Piloña, +13 authors Javier Pérez
  • 2016
Resumen: Se recopilan 300 referencias bibliográficas con datos acerca de la fauna de artrópodos de Galicia. Abstract: Additions to the " Galician entomological bibliography ". Note 5. 300 bibliographical references containing data on the arthropodian fauna of Galicia are compiled. Después de un tiempo sin encargarnos de la habitual recopilación de(More)
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