View Vol. 6 ,  Iss. 1 (March 2024)

Research in Ecology

ISSN: 2661-3379 (Online)

Vol. 6 , Iss. 1 (March 2024)

  • Short Communication

    First known case of carcass guarding by Black Kite Milvus migrans (Boddaert, 1783) in urban landscape, north India

    Ritesh Joshi, Kanchan Puri

    Article ID: 6027    DOI:
    373  (Abstract) 110  (Download)


    Behavioral traits of the species play an important role in functioning of the ecosystem and thus, biodiversity conservation and in evolving behavioural adaptations to survive according to environmental conditions. This note aims at adding a rare observation by placing photographic evidence of entanglement of a carcass of juvenile black kite Milvus migrans from the nest... More

  • Articles

    Impact Of Beekeeping On The Wild Bee Diversity In Northern Cote D'Ivoire (West Africa)

    Drissa Coulibaly, Mouhamadou Koné, Yalamoussa Tuo, Kolo Soro, Kouakou Hervé Koua

    Article ID: 6023    DOI:
    309  (Abstract) 84  (Download)


    In Cote d’Ivoire, beekeeping takes an important place among the major economic activities. It contributes to improve the population livelihoods thanks to its derived products which are honey, propolis, wax and royal jelly. However, the installation of honey bee hives could put pressure on wild bee species which are live often alone (solitary bees). However,... More

  • Articles

    What If I Told You Camouflage is a Myth? Animal Coloration is Mainly A-biotic and not Biotic (Camouflage)

    Zvi Sever

    Article ID: 6100    DOI:
    1038  (Abstract) 267  (Download)


    In the present article, the author posits that the perception that animals apparently display a strategy of avoiding detection by means of camouflage—i.e., by disguising themselves in the natural colours of their environment—is not the actual case in nature but, rather, merely anecdotal. Animal coloration is mainly a-biotic (eco-physiological) and not biotic (camouflage). The contention... More

  • Articles

    The Process of Tiger Disappearance in Guizhou

    Qin Yang, Cheng Xu, Qingqing He, Lingling Deng

    Article ID: 6111
    43  (Abstract) 35  (Download)


    In this paper, the authors collected officially published literature on the South China tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis) in Guizhou from 1900 to 1980, from which we extracted information on its historical distribution and population size, and collected data on the tiger skin trade after 1950, the change in subtropical broad-leaved evergreen forest cover, and demographic... More