Sara Pardal

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Research group: 
Estuaries and Coastal zones
Research lines: 
Ecology, behaviour and conservation
Featured publications

Lopes de Carvalho I., Zé-Zé L., Alves A.S., Pardal S., Lopes R.J., Mendes L. and Núncio M.S. (2012). Borrelia garinii and Francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica detected in migratory shorebirds in Portugal. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 51, 857-861. doi: 10.​1007/​s10344-012-0617-3

Santos S., Pardal S., Proença D.N., Lopes R.J., Ramos J.A., Mendes L. and Morais P.V. (2012). Diversity of cloacal microbial community in migratory shorebirds that use the Tagus estuary as stopover habitat and their potential to harbor and disperse pathogenic microorganisms. FEMS Microbiol Ecology, 82, 63-74. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2012.01407.x

Mendes L., Pardal S., Morais J., Antunes S., Ramos J.A., Pérez-Tris J. and Piersma T. (2013). Hidden haemosporidian infections in Ruffs (Philomachus pugnax) staging in Northwest Europe en route from Africa to Arctic Europe. Parasitology Research, 112, 2037-2043. doi: 10.1007/s00436-013-3362-y

Pardal S., Alves J.A., Zé-Zé L., Osório H., Rocha A., Lopes R.J., Potts P., Amaro F., Santiago-Quesada F., Sanchez-Guzman J.M., Masero J., Alves M.J. Pérez-Tris J., Ramos J.A. and Mendes L. (2014). Shorebird low spillover risk of mosquito-borne pathogens on Iberian wetlands. Journal of Ornithology, 155, 549-554. doi: 10.​1007/​s10336-013-1036-2

Martins R.C., Catry T., Pardal S., Rebelo R., Palmeirim J.M. and Granadeiro J.P. (2016). Contrasting estuary-scale distribution of wintering and migrating waders: the potential role of fear. Hydrobiologia, 768, 211-222. doi: 10.1007/s10750-015-2549-x

Featured projects

2015/2016. Rufford Small Grant. "Assess the Threats for Wintering Black-Tailed Godwits in Guinea-Bissau and Promote Awareness to Resolve the Conflict between People and Rice Feeding Godwits". (RSG-18102-1). The Rufford Foundation, MARE, CESAM, SPEA, GPC e IBAP,. The Rufford Foundation. (Coordenador MARE: Sara Pardal).

2007/2011. “Understanding the factors that promote the prevalence of infectious diseases in migratory shorebirds”. (PTDC/BIA-BDE/64063/2006). FCT.

2007/2011. “Wintering and migrating shorebirds as indicators of the quality of estuarine environments”. (PTDC/MAR/66319/2006). (Coordenador: Teresa Catry).