Publications

SCI Journals


30. Perino, A., Pereira, H.M., Navarro, L.M., Fernández, N., Bullock, J.M., Ceaușu , S. Cortés-Avizanda, A., et al. (2019). Rewilding complex ecosystems. Science 364 (6438), eaav5570 . DOI: 10.1126/science.aav5570

29. Lozano, J., Olszańska, A., Morales-Reyes, Z., Castro, A.A., Malo, A.F., Moleón, M., Sánchez-Zapata, J.A., Cortés-Avizanda, A., von Wehrden, H., Dorresteijn, I., Kansky, R., Fischer, J., & Martín-LópezB. (2019). Human -carnivore relations: A systematic review Biological Conservation 237, 480-492. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2019.07.002

28. Sebastián-González, E., Barbosa, J.M., Pérez-García, J.M., Morales-Reyes, Z., Botella, F., Olea, P.P., Mateo-Tomás, P., Moleón, M., Hiraldo, F., Arrondo, E., Donázar, J.A., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Selva, N., Lambertucci, S.A., Bhattacharjee, A., Brewer, A., Anadón, J.D., Abernethy, E., Rhodes Jr, O.E., Turner, K., Beasley, J.C., DeVault, T.L., Ordiz, A., Wikenros, C., Zimmermann, B., Wabakken, P., Wilmers, C.C., Smith, J.A., Kendall, C.J., Ogada, D.,Buechley, E.R., Frehner, E., Allen, M.L., Wittmer, H.U., Butler, J.R.A., du Toit, J.T., Read, J., Wilson, D., Jerina, K., Krofel, M., Kostecke, R., Inger, R., Samson, A., Naves‐Alegre, L., Sánchez‐Zapata, J.A. (2018). Scavenging in the Anthropocene: human impact drives vertebrate scavenger species richness at a global scale. Global Change Biology DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14708

27. Blanco, G., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Frías, Ó., Arrondo, E., Donázar, J.A. (2019). Livestock farming practices modulate vulture diet-disease interactions. Global Ecology and Conservation e00518 DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2018.e00518.

26. Cortés-Avizanda, A., Martín-López, B., Ceballos, O. and Pereira, H.M (2018). Stakeholders perceptions of the endangered Egyptian vulture: insights for conservation. Biological Conservation 218: 173- 180. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2017.09.028.

25. García-Barón, I., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Verburg, P.H., Marques, T.A., Moreno‐Opo, R., Pereira, H.M. and Donázar, J.A. (2018) How to fit the distribution of apex scavengers into land‐abandonment scenarios? The Cinereous vulture in the Mediterranean biome. Diversity and Distributions 24:1018-1031. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12743 Awarded with the cover plate of the journal. (MSc prject of IG-B)

24. Donázar, J.A., Ceballos, O. and Cortés-Avizanda, A. (2018). Tourism in protected areas: Disentangling road and traffic effects on intra-guild scavenging processes. Science of The Total Environment 630, 600-608. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.02.186

23. Arrondo, E., Moleón, M., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Jiménez, J., Beja, P., Sánchez-Zapata, J.A., Donázar, J.A. (2018).Invisible barriers: Differential sanitary regulations constrain vulture movements across country borders Biological Conservation 219: 46–52 DOI:10.1016/j.biocon.2017.12.039

22. Sanz-Aguilar, A.*, Cortés-Avizanda, A.*, Serrano, D., Blanco, G., Ceballos, O., Grande, J.M., Tella, J.L., and Donázar, J.A. (2017). Sex- and age-dependent patterns of survival and breeding success in a long-lived endangered avian scavenger. Scientific Reports 7:40204. DOI: 10.1038/srep40204 (*These authors contributed equally to this work)

21. Morales-Reyes, Z., Pérez-García, J.M., Moleón, M., Botella, F., Carrete, M., Donázar, J.A, Cortés-Avizanda A., Arrondo, E., Moreno-Opo, R., Jimenez, J., Margalida, A. and Sánchez-Zapata; J.A. (2017) Evaluation of the network of protection areas for the feeding of scavengers (PAFs) in Spain: from biodiversity conservation to greenhouse gas emission savings. Journal Applied Ecology online published. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12833

20. Cortés-Avizanda, A., and Pereira, H.M. (2016). Rewilding: vulture restaurants cheat ecosystems. Nature 540: 525. DOI:10.1038/540525e.

19. Donázar, J.A., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Fargallo, J.A., Margalida, A., Moleón, M. Morales-Reyes, Z., Pérez-García, J.M.,ánchez-Zapata, J.A., Zuberogoitia, I., Serrano, D. (2016) Roles of raptors in changing world:from flagships to providers of key ecosystem services. Ardeola 63(1): 181-234. DOI:10.13157/arla.63.1.2016.rp8

18. Cortés-Avizanda, A., Blanco, G., DeVault, T.L, Markandya, A., Virani, M.Z., Brandt, J. and Donázar, J.A. (2016) Supplementary feeding and endangered species: benefits, caveats, and controversies. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 14 (4): 191-199. Awarded with the cover plate of the journal. DOI: 10.1002/fee.1257

17. Fernandez-Bellon,D., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Arenas, R. and Donázar, J.A. (2016) Density-dependent productivity in a colonial vulture at two spatial scales. Ecology 97: 406-416 DOI: 10.1890/15-0357.1 (MSc prject of DF-B)

16. Cortés-Avizanda, A., Colomer, M.A., Margalida, A. Ceballos, O and Donázar, J.A. (2015) Modeling the consequences of the demise and potential recovery of a keystone-species: wild rabbits and avian scavengers in Mediterranean landscapes. Scientific Reports 5: Article number: 17033. DOI: 10.1038/srep17033.

15. Arrondo, E., Cortés-Avizanda, A. and Donázar, J.A. (2015). Temporally unpredictable supplementary feeding may benefit endangered scavengers. Ibis 157: 648-651. DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12267 (MSc prject of EA)

14. Cortés-Avizanda, A., Jovani, R., Donázar, J.A. and Grimm, V. (2014). Birds sky networks: How do avian scavengers search for carrion resource. Ecology 95:1799–1808. DOI: 10.1890/13-0574.1 Awarded (2000 Euros) as best paper in PostDoc category in Estación Biológica de Doñana (CSIC)- Severo Ochoa

13. García-Heras, S., Cortés-Avizanda, A. and Donázar, J.A. (2013). Who are we feeding? Asymmetric individual use of surplus food resources in an insular population of the endangered Egyptian vulture Neophron percnopterus. PLOS ONE 8(11): e80523. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0080523

12. Sebastián-González, E., Sanchez-Zapata, J.A., Donázar, J.A., Selva, N., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Hiraldo, F., Blázquez, M., Botella, F. And Monleón, M. (2013). Interactive effects of obligate scavengers and scavenger community richness on lagomorph carcass consumption patterns. Ibis 155: 881-885. DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12079

11. Carrete M., Bortolotti G.R., Sánchez-Zapata J.A., Delgado A. , Cortés-Avizanda, A., Grande J. M. and Donázar, J.A. (2013) Stressful conditions experienced by endangered Egyptian vultures on African wintering areas. Animal Conservation 16, 353-358. DOI: 10.1111/acv.12001.

10. Cortés-Avizanda, A.,Jovani, R. Carrete, M. and Donázar, J.A. (2012). Resource unpredictability promotes species diversity and coexistence in an avian scavenger guild: a field experiment. Ecology 93: 2570–2579. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1890/12-0221.1.

9. Selva, N., Hobson, K.A., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Zalewski, A., Donázar, J.A. (2012). Mast pulses shape trophic interactions between fluctuating rodent populations in a Primeval Forest. PLoS ONE 7(12): e51267. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051267

8. Margalida, A., Oro, D., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Heredia, R. and Donázar, J.A. (2011). Misleading estimates: biases and consistency of visual surveys and matrix modelling in the endangered bearded vulture. PLoS ONE 6 (6): e26784.8. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026784

7. Cortés-Avizanda, A., Almaraz, P., Carrete, M., Sánchez-Zapata, J.A., Delgado, A., Hiraldo, F. and Donázar, J.A. (2011). Spatial heterogeneity in resource distribution promotes facultative sociality in two trans-Saharan migratory birds. PLoS ONE 6 (6): e21016. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0021016

6. Cortés-Avizanda, A., Carrete, M. and Donázar, J.A. (2010). Managing supplementary feeding for avian scavengers: guidelines for optimal design using ecological criteria. Biological Conservation 143: 1707-1715. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2010.04.016

5. Donázar, J.A., Cortés-Avizanda A., and Carrete M. (2010). Dietary shifts in two vultures after the demise of supplementary feeding stations: consequences of the EU sanitary legislation. European Journal of Wildlife Research 56: 613-621. DOI: 10.1007/s10344-009-0358-0

4. Cortés-Avizanda, A., Ceballos, O., Urmeneta, A., and Donázar, J.A. (2010). First case of albinism in Egyptian vultures. Journal of Raptor Research 44(4): 325-330. DOI: 10.3356/JRR-10-12.1

3. Cortés-Avizanda, A., Carrete, M., Serrano, D. and Donázar, J.A. (2009). Carcasses increase the probability of predation of ground nesting birds: a caveat regarding the conservation value of vulture restaurants. Animal Conservation 12(1): 85-88. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2008.00231.x

2. Cortés-Avizanda A., Selva N., Carrete M. and Donázar J.A. (2009). Effects of carrion resources on herbivore spatial distribution are mediated by facultative scavengers. Basic and Applied Ecology 10(3): 265-272. DOI:10.1016/j.baae.2008.03.009

1. Cortés-Avizanda A., Ceballos, O. and Donázar, J.A. (2009). Long-term trends in population size and breeding success in the Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in Northern Spain. Journal of Raptor Research 43(1): 43-49. DOI: 10.3356/JRR-08-24.1


No SCI Journals and Popular Science

9 Cortes-Avizanda, A., Sanz-Aguilar, A., Muntaner, J., Serra, M., Rotger, A., Igual, J.M., Tavecchia, G. (2019) Illes com a models ecològics i socioeconòmics: conseqüències de l'arribada del voltor lleonat a mallorca, tant pel gremi de carronyers com per la percepció social per part dels agents locals. Societat d'Història Natural de les Balears.

8. Cortés-Avizanda, A. Martín-López, B., Ceballos, O., Urmeneta, A. and Pereira, H.M (2018). ¿Sive la percepción social para conservar al Alimoche? Quercus 388:42-43.

7. Donázar, J.A., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Arrondo, E.,Serrano, D., O.Ceballos and Urmeneta, A. (2017). Sobre turismo, veneno y alimoches en Bardenas. Quercus 371:64-65.

6. Cortés-Avizanda, A. (2016). Redes sociales en buitres. National Geographic (numero Marzo).

5. Cortés-Avizanda, A. (2008, Published in 2010). Pros and cons of vulture restaurants ESU Journal vol 25 No. 1: 19-22. Invited to submission.

4. Cortés-Avizanda A., Selva N., Carrete M., Serrano, D. and Donázar J.A. (2009). ¿Dónde ubicar un muladar? Quercus 284:28-32.

3. Sanchez-Zapata, J.A., Donázar, J.A., Carrete, M., Tella, J.L., Hiraldo, F., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Selva, N., Margalida, A., Blanco, G., Lemus, J.A., and Blázquez, M. (2008). ¿Ecosistemas asépticos? Muladares y conservación de la biodiversidad. Quercus 268:80-81.

2. Donázar J. A., Ceballos O., Cortés-Avizanda A. and Urmeneta A. (2008). Las Bardenas Reales pierden sus alimoches por culpa del veneno. Quercus 266:60-61

1. Margalida A., García D. and Cortés-Avizanda A. (2007) Factors influencing the breeding density of bearded vultures, Egyptian vultures and griffons vultures in Catalonia (NE Spain): management implications. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 30 (2):189-200. (Indexed SJR in 2015)

Book Chapters

6. Moleón, M., Selva, N., Quaggiotto, M.M., Bailey, D.M., Cortés-Avizanda, A. and DeVault, T.L. (2019) Carrion availability in space and time. In: Olea, P.P., Mateo-Tomás, P., Sánchez-Zapata, J.A. (Ed.)Carrion Ecology and Management. Series: Wildlife Research Monographs. Springer

5. Cortés-Avizanda, A., Donázar, J. A., and Pereira, H. M. (2015). Top scavengers in a wilder Europe. In: Pereira H.M. and Navarro L. (Ed.) Rewilding European landscapes . Springer.

4. Donázar, J.A. and Cortés-Avizanda A. (2011) El papel de los vertebrados necrófagos en los ecosistemas mediterráneos. Pags 5-25. Pérez Marín, A y ´González, R. (Codirectores) 2011. El uso ilegal de cebos envenenados: Análisis técnicos-jurídicos. Consejería de medio Ambiente. Junta Andalucía.

3. Selva, N. and Cortés-Avizanda A. (2009) The effects of carcasses and carrion dump sites on communities and ecosystems. In Donázar, J.A., Margalida, A. and Campión, D. (Ed.). Vultures, feeding stations, and sanitary legislation: a conflict and its consequences from the perspective of conservation biology. Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi, Donostia. ISSN 1698-3807; 29.

2. Donázar, J.A., Cortés-Avizanda A. and Carrete, M. (2009) The role of trophic resource predictability in the structure of scavenger guilds. In Donázar, J.A., Margalida, A. and Campión, D. (Ed.). Vultures, feeding stations, and sanitary legislation: a conflict and its consequences from the perspective of conservation biology. Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi, Donostia. ISSN 1698-3807; 29.

1. Benítez, JR., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Ávila, E. and García, R (2009) Effects of the creation of a supplementary feeding station for the conservation of an Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) population in Andalucía. In Donázar, J.A., Margalida, A. and Campión, D. (Ed.). Vultures, feeding stations, and sanitary legislation: a conflict and its consequences from the perspective of conservation biology. Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi, Donostia. ISSN 1698-3807; 29.

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