Riccardo Gherardi's scientific contributions

Publications (6)

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Data obtained from wildlife rescue centres are a useful means of understanding threats posed to wild animal populations. Aims of the present study were to investigate the causes of admission and outcomes of Long-eared Owls (Asio otus) hospitalised in rescue centres in Italy. Data were collected from 13 centres form January 2010 to October 2014 usin...
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R. Gherardi, T. Zagoršek, C. Donati, M. Mastrorilli, G. Bedini. 2014. Fast & die hard! La strage dei barbagianni Tyto alba nel tratto Carrara-Livorno della autostrada A-12 nel quadriennio 2009-2012. Atti del Convegno 153-158. Codice Armonico 2014. 5° congresso di scienze naturali Ambiente toscano. Il presente lavoro riguarda la raccolta di dati su...
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Il presente lavoro riguarda la raccolta di dati su barbagianni Tyto alba rinvenuti deceduti nei territori delle Province di Massa Carrara, Lucca, Pisa e Livorno, lungo i 60 km del tratto autostradale Carrara-Livorno della A12 Genova-Rosignano, nel quadriennio 2009-2012. In totale sono stati rilevati 105 esemplari deceduti in incidenti con gli autov...
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Il pulcino di rapace notturno è uno dei pazienti più comuni nei centri di recupero e spesso può capitare che venga portato a visita anche in clinica o in ambulatorio. I giovani Strigiformi lasciano il nido all’incirca dopo 30 giorni dalla schiusa delle uova, prima che il loro piumaggio sia completamente sviluppato. A questo stadio i piccoli dipendo...
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In Italy there are a hundred wildlife rescue centres that each year hospitalise 500 to 2000 animals, mostly belonging to class Aves (birds). Data from the rescue centres, that are not currently collected in a common national database, may provide useful information about each species. The aim of this study, which will continue in the upcoming years...
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In Italy there are hundred wildlife rescue centers (WRC) that each year hospitalize 500 to 2000 animals, mostly belonging to Birds Class. Data from the WRC, that are not currently collected in a common national database, may provide useful information for each species. The aim of this study, which will continue in the upcoming years, was to collect...

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... Data obtained from post-mortem carcass examinations or assessments of injured individuals admitted to rehabilitation centers are typically collected to analyze the cause of wildlife mortality, as it is economical and efficient in providing large samples over extensive geographical areas [11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19]. Therefore, these data are considered a useful means of understanding both the threats wild animal populations are facing and the mechanisms needed to monitor ecosystem health [20][21][22]. However, only a few studies on the causes of morbidity in wild raptors are available for the Italian territory [22]. ...