Distribution, density and breeding outputs of Goshawks Accipiter gentilis in the Park of Sirente-Velino (Abruzzo), and management guidelines for old-growth beech forests. Natural Park of Sirente-Velino, Italy. Leading researcher: V. Penteriani (http://www.parcosirentevelino.it/index.php)


Granting of a one-year stay in the University of Helsinki (Natural History Museum) by the Spanish Secretaría General de Universidades, Ministry of Education (Salvador de Madariaga Program) to develop the project “From an empirical approach to a theoretical perspective: multi-level explorations of the ecological process of natal dispersal”


Natal dispersal models and strategies in long- lived birds. Leading researcher: Vincenzo Penteriani. Ministerio Educación y Ciencia – C.S.I.C. (Proyectos Intramurales Especiales)



Spatial and temporal patterns of the eagle owl colonization of Doñana and possible re-arrangement of bird communities. Junta de Andalucía, Spain. Leading researcher: V. Penteriani


Effects of individual quality and habitat heterogeneity on breeding performance, use of space, dispersal and social interactions in long-lived species. Ministry of Education and Science, Spain. Leading researcher: V. Penteriani


The Bonelli’s eagle in Andalusia: status, population trends in the breeding areas and juvenile dispersal. Junta de Andalucía, Spain. Leading researcher: M. Ferrer


The application of individual-based modelling to the study of dispersal of the Spanish imperial and Bonelli’s eagles. Junta de Andalucía, Spain. Leading researcher: M. Ferrer


Conservation and Management of birds of prey and owls in the Pollino National Park (Calabria, southern Italy). Pollino National Park, Italy. Leading researchers: M. Pandolfi and M. Ferrer