Alpine Chough

Alpine Chough

Summary:

Literature Alpine Chough
[order] Passeriformes |

Alpine Chough determination[order] Passeriformes | [family] Corvidae | [latin] Pyrrhocorax graculus | [UK] Alpine Chough | [FR] Chocard à 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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All of Corvidae

  1. Alpine Chough
  2. Pyrrhocorax graculus
  1. Azure-Winged Magpie
  2. Cyanopica cyanus
  1. Carrion Crow
  2. Corvus corone corone
  1. Chough
  2. Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
  1. Hooded Crow
  2. Corvus corone cornix
  1. Jackdaw
  2. Corvus monedula
  1. Magpie
  2. Pica pica
  1. Raven
  2. Corvus corax
  1. Rook
  2. Corvus frugilegus
  1. Siberian Jay
  2. Perisoreus infaustus
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