Dogs disturb nesting plovers more than people do on tourist beaches
About the author
Miguel Ángel Gómez-Serrano is currently an Associate Lecturer in Ecology at the University of Valencia, Spain. He got its PhD in the 2016, with a thesis on Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) ecology and human disturbance in beaches. He works as a biologist in the administration of the Valencian Community (Generatitat Valenciana-Vaersa, Servicio de Vida Silvestre), performing tasks of management and conservation of species and habitats. He has been researching the biology of plovers for 30 years, conducting long-term studies on the consequences of human disturbance on the reproductive ecology of these birds.
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