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Has the White-necked Picathartes Picathartes gymnocephala still a chance in Lamto, Ivory Coast?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 November 2000

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A rocky area in Lamto, Ivory Coast, which is partly surrounded by plantations, was searched for nests of the White-necked Picathartes Picathartes gymnocephala. A total of 34 nests was found of which 10 were only remnants, 12 old and 12 rather new. One nest contained two chicks. It is suggested that ecotourism might be a suitable means to help to protect the species, but care has to be taken to avoid any further disturbance.

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Research Article
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© 2000 Cambridge University Press