Fabián Casas Arenas
Escudo Ministerio
Estación Experimental
de Zonas Áridas
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Fabián Casas Arenas

  

Fabián Casas
PhD University of Castilla-La Mancha (2008)

Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas (EEZA, CSIC)
Ctra. de Sacramento s/n,
La Cañada de San Urbano, s/n,
E-04120, Almería, Spain.

Nº tlf.: (+34) 950281045
Fax: (+34) 950277100

Education/Training:

  • Degree in Biology (BSC), University of Granada (Spain), 1997-2002.
  • PhD University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain), Instituto de Investigación en Recursos cinegéticos (IREC, UCLM-CSIC-JCCM), 2003-2008.
  • Post-doctoral fellow, University of Aberdeen (Scotland, UK), 2008-2010.
  • Contract associated to project, Instituto de Investigación en Recursos cinegéticos (IREC, UCLM-CSIC-JCCM), 2011.
  • JAE-Doc, Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas (EEZA, CSIC), 2012-2014.

Major Field of Interest: Conservation Biology, Game and Wildlife Management, Behavioral Ecology.

Current Research:

  • Pin-tailed sandgrouse ecology and behavior.
  • Influences of environmental variability (both natural and anthropogenic) in bird demography and population dynamics in game and endangered species.
  • Effects of human activities (hunting and agriculture practices) in animal behavior and distribution.
  • Consequences of hybridization in wild red-legged partridge populations.

Publications:

Year
2014
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F. Mougeot,Benítez-López A,F. Casas,Garcia JT,Viñuela J 2014. A temperature-based monitoring of nest attendance patterns and disturbance effects during incubation by ground-nesting sandgrouse . Journal of Arid Environments, online.
Year
2013
F. Casas,Arroyo, B.,F. Mougeot,Viñuela, J. 2013. Claves para una gestión agraria enfocada a la conservación de la perdiz roja. Seminario Nacional de Perdices, FEDENCA.
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F. Casas,F. Mougeot,Ferrero, M.E.,Sánchez-Barbudo, I.,Dávila, J.A.,Viñuela, J. 2013. Phenotypic differences in body size, body condition and circulating carotenoids between hybrid and “pure” red-legged partridges (Alectoris rufa) in the wild. Journal of Ornithology, 154: 803-811.
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Arroyo, B.,Delibes-Mateos, M.,Caro, J.,Estrada, A.,F. Mougeot,Díaz-Fernández, S.,F. Casas,Viñuela, J. 2013. Efecto de la gestión para las especies de caza menor sobre la fauna no cinegética. Ecosistemas, 22: 27-32.
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Viñuela, J.,F. Casas,Díaz-Fernández, S.,Delibes-Mateos, M.,F. Mougeot,Arroyo, B. 2013. La perdiz roja (Alectoris rufa) en España: especie cinegética y amenazada. Ecosistemas, 22:6-12.
Díaz-Fernández, S.,Arroyo, B.,F. Casas,Martínez-Haro, M.,Viñuela, J. 2013. Effect of game management on wild red-legged partridge abundance. Plos One, in press.
Year
2012
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F. Casas,F. Mougeot,Sánchez-Barbudo, I,Dávila, J.A.,Viñuela, J. 2012. Fitness consequences of anthropogenic hybridization in wild red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa, Phasianidae) populations. Biological Invasions, 14: 295–305.
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Díaz-Sánchez, S.,Mateo Moriones, A.,F. Casas,Höfle, U. 2012. Prevalence of Escherichia coli, Salmonella sp and Campylobacter sp in the intestinal flora of farm-reared, restocked and wild red-legged partridges: is restocking using farm-reared birds a risk?. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 58 (1): 99-105.
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Blanco-Aguiar, J.A.,Delibes-Mateos, M.,Arroyo, B.,Ferreras, P.,F. Casas,Real, R.,Vargas, J.M.,Villafuerte, R.,Viñuela, J. 2012. Is the interaction between rabbit hemorrhagic disease and hyperpredation by raptors a major cause of the red-legged partridge decline in Spain?. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 58: 433-439.
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Alonso-Alvarez, C.,Pérez-Rodríguez, L.,Ferrero, E.,García de Blas, E.,F. Casas,F. Mougeot 2012. Adjustment of female reproductive investment according to male carotenoid-based ornamentation in a gallinaceous bird. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 66: 731-744.
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Cardador, L.,Bota, G.,Giralt, D.,F. Casas,Arroyo, B.,Cantero, C.,F. Mougeot,Viladomiu, L.,Moncunill, J.,Brontons, L. 2012. Aves amenazadas y agricultura: nuevas aproximaciones en las estrategias de conservación. Lychnos, 9: 33-39.
Year
2011
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Benítez-López A. .,F. Mougeot,. Martín CA,F. Casas,Calero-Riestra M,García JT,Viñuela J 2011. An improved night-lighting technique for the selective capture of sandgrouses and other steppe birds. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 57: 389-393.
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Martinez-Padilla J.,Vergara P.,Perez-Rodriguez L.,F. Mougeot,F. Casas,Luwing SC.,Haines JA.,Zeineddine M.,Redpath SM. 2011. Condition- and parasite-dependent expression of a male-like trait in a female bird. Biology Letters, 7: 364-367.
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López-Jamar, J.,F. Casas,Díaz, M.,Morales, M.B. 2011. Local differences in habitat selection by great bustards Otis tarda in changing agricultural landscapes. Bird Conservation International, 21 (3): 328-341.
Year
2010
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Martin C.,F. Casas,F. Mougeot,Garcia JT.,Vinuela J. 2010. Positive interactions between vulnerable species in agrarian pseudo-steppes: habitat use by pin-tailed sandgrouse depends on its association with little bustard. Animal Conservation, 13: 383-389.
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Martin C.,F. Casas,F. Mougeot,. Garcia JT,Vinuela J. 2010. Seasonal variations in habitat preferences of the pin-tailed sandgrouse in agrarian pseudo-steppes. Ardeola, 57: 191-198.
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F. Casas,F. Mougeot,. Vinuela J 2010. Occurrence of common quail Coturnix coturnix eggs in red-legged partridge Alectoris rufa nests. Bird Study, 57: 560-562.
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Olea, P.P.,F. Casas,Redpath, S.M.,Viñuela, J. 2010. Bottoms up: great bustards use the sun to maximise signal efficacy. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64: 927-937.
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F. Casas,Viñuela, J. 2010. Agricultural practices or game management: which is the key to improve red-legged partridge nesting success in agricultural landscapes?. Environmental Conservation, 37 (2): 177-186.
Year
2009
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F. Casas,F. Mougeot,J. Viñuela,V. Bretagnolle 2009. Effects of hunting on the behaviour and spatial distribution of farmland birds: importance of hunting-free refuges in agricultural areas. Animal Conservation, 12: 346-354.
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F. Casas,F. Mougeot,Vinuela J. 2009. Double nesting behaviour and differences between sexes in breeding success in wild Red-legged Partridges Alectoris rufa. Ibis, 151: 743-751.
F. Casas,Arredondo, A.V.,López-Jamar, J. 2009. Anuario Ornitológico de Ciudad Real 2006-2007. (Eds.), SEO/Ciudad Real.
Year
2008
Rodriguez, O.,F. Casas 2008. S.O.S. Perdiz roja. Trofeo, 459: 40-41.
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F. Casas,J. Vinuela,F. Mougeot 2008. Biologia reproductiva de la perdiz roja en el campo de Calatrava. Miguelturra en red, 8: 94-103.
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Alzaga, V.,Vicente, J.,Villanúa, D.,Acevedo, P.,F. Casas,Gortazar, C. 2008. Body condition and parasite intensity correlates with escape capacity in Iberian hares (Lepus granatensis). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 61: 769-775.
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Villanúa, D.,Pérez-Rodríguez, L.,F. Casas,Alzaga, V.,Acevedo, P.,Viñuela, J.,Gortázar, C 2008. Sanitary risks of red-legged partridge releases: introduction of parasites. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 54 (2): 199-204.
Year
2007
F. Casas,Arredondo, A.V.,López-Jamar, J. 2007. Anuario Ornitológico de Ciudad Real 2004-2005. (Eds), SEO/Ciudad Real.
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Alzaga, V.,Vicente, J.,F. Casas 2007. Caza con galgos en Miguelturra: experimento parásitos-depredación. Miguelturra en Red, 9: 52-59.
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F. Casas,Carrasco, J. 2007. Revisión de la distribución de la cotorra argentina Myiopsitta monachus en la provincia de Ciudad Real. Anuario Ornitológico de Ciudad Real 2004-2005, 157-164.
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Villanúa, D.,F. Casas,Viñuela, J.,Gortázar, C.,García de la Morena, E.L.,Morales, M.B. 2007. First occurence of Eucoleus contortus in a little bustard Tetrax tetrax. A negative effect of red-legged partridge Alectoris rufa releases on steppe bird conservation?. Ibis, 149: 405-406.



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