Alpine Chough determination[order] Passeriformes | [family] Corvidae | [latin] Pyrrhocorax graculus | [UK] Alpine Chough | [FR] Chocard bec jaune | [DE] Alpendohle | [ES] Chova piqigualda | [IT] Gracchio | [NL] Alpenkauw


Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Ptilostomus graculus
  2. Pyrrhocorax graculus forsythi
  3. Pyrrhocorax graculus digitatus
  4. Pyrrhocorax graculus graculus
  5. Pyrrhocorax graculus EU s, sc, also n Africa

Literature

Title
WINTER MOVEMENTS OF THE ALPINE CHOUGH: IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT IN THE ALPS
Author(s): P. Laiolo, A. Rolando & L. Carisio
Abstract: The home ranges and movements of marked Alpine choughs (Pyrrhocorax graculus) were investigated in Aosta Valley, western Italian Alps, in two study sessions: winter-spring 1996-1997 and winter-spring 1997-1998. Overall 28 birds were marked, six of th..[more]..
Source: J. Mt Ecol. 6:21-30
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Title
Geographic diversification in the call repertoire of the genus Pyrrhocorax (Aves, Corvidae)
Author(s): Paola Laiolo, Antonio Rolando, Anne Delestrade, and Augusto De Sanctis
Abstract: We analysed the call repertoires of the Red-billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) and the Alpine Chough (Pyrrhocorax graculus) across three continents (Europe, Asia, and Africa) for intraspecific and interspecific differences in call-repertoire s..[more]..
Source: Can. J. Zool. 79: 1568-1576 (2001)
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Title
Sexual Size Dimorphism and Positive Assortative Mating in Alpine Choughs (Pyrrhocorax graculus)
Author(s): ANNE DELESTRADE
Abstract: The degree of sexual size dimorphism in a number of different morphological characters was examined in a social corvid, the Alpine Chough, using measurements taken on 178 males and 144 females..[more]..
Source: The Auk 118(2):553-556, 2001
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