Home | Species Database | Species Accounts | Bibliography | Researchers | Related Sites | Login

Sergio Lambertucci

Sergio Lambertucci


PHD in Biology
Researcher from the Argentine Research Council (CONICET)]
INIBIOMA (CONICET- Comahue National University)

Universidad Nacional del Comahue- CONICET
Quintral 1250  
Bariloche,  Río Negro  8400  Argentina
Phone: 54-2944-423374 (int 508) Fax: 54-2944-423374
Email: slambertucci@gmail.com

   Research Interests

Desde 1995, trabajos de Investigación en relación al Cóndor Andino (Vultur gryphus). Historia natural, dinámica poblacional y conservación.
Desde 2005, Proyecto de monitoreo de Buteo ventralis en el Noroeste Patagónico. Rescate y rehabilitación de rapaces.
Trabajos generales con otras rapaces de la Patagonia (conservación, reproducción, comportamiento, dinámica poblacional, dieta, etc.).

Species of Interest: 
  • Buteo polyosoma
  • Buteo swainsoni
  • Buteo melanoleucus
  • Buteo brachyurus
  • Buteo albonotatus
  • Buteo albicaudatus
  • Buteo albigula
  • Buteo ventralis
  • Cathartes aura
  • Cathartes burrovianus
  • Coragyps atratus
  • Rupornis magnirostris
  • Sarcoramphus papa
  • Vultur gryphus


Wiemeyer, G. M., M.A. Perez, L. Torres Bianchini, L. Sampietro, G.F. Bravo, N.L. Jacome, V. Astore, and S.A. Lambertucci. 2017. Repeated conservation threats across the Americas: High levels of blood and bone lead in the Andean Condor widen the problem to a continental scale. Environmental Pollution 220 (Part A):672-679

Alarcón, P.A.E, J.M. Morales, J.A. Donázar, J.A. Sánchez-Zapata, F. Hiraldo & S. Lambertucci.2017. Sexual-size dimorphism modulates the trade-off between exploiting food and wind resources in a large avian scavenger. Scientific Reports 7: 11461 | DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-11855-0.       pdf

Gangoso, L., S.A. Lambertucci, S. Cabezas, P.A. E. Alarcón, G.M. Wiemeyer, J.A. Sanchez-Zapata, G. Blanco, F. Hiraldo, and J.A. Donázar. 2016. Sex‐dependent spatial structure of telomere length in a wild long‐lived scavenger. Ecosphere 7:10.1002/ecs1002.1544.

Alarcon, P., S. Lambertucci, J.M. Morales, G. Wiemeyer, O. Mastrantuoni, E. Shepard, J.A. Sanchez-Zapata, G. Blanco, M. de la Riva, F. Hiraldo, and J.A. Donazar. 2013. La Ecologia del movimiento: tras los pasos del Condor Andino. [Movement ecology: in the footsteps of Andean Condors]. Desde la Patagonia Difundiendo Saberes 10(16):2-10       pdf

Lambertucci, S.A., P.A.E. Alarcon, F.Hiraldo, J.A. Sanchez-Zapata, G. Blanco, and J.A. Donazar. 2014. Apex scavenger movements call for transboundary conservation policies. Biological Conservation 170:145-150.       pdf

Lambertucci, S.A., and K.L. Speziale. 2011. Protecting invaders for profit. Science 332:35 (online)       pdf

Shepard, E.L.C., S.A. Lambertucci, D. Vallmitjana, and R.P. Wilson. 2011. Energy beyond food: foraging theory informs time spent in thermals by a large soaring bird. PLoS One 6(11):e27375. 10.1371/journal.pone.0027375        pdf

Lambertucci, S.A., J.A. Donázar, A. Delgado Huertas, B. Jiménez, M. Sáez, J.A. Sanchez-Zapata, and F. Hiraldo. 2011. Widening the problem of lead poisoning to a South American top scavenger: lead concentrations in feathers of wild Andean Condors. Biological Conservation 144:1464-1471.

Alcaide, M., L. Cadahia, S.A. Lambertucci, and J.J. Negro. 2010. Noninvasive estimation of minimum population sizes and variability of the major histocompatibility complex in the Andean Condor. Condor 112:470-478.       pdf

Carrete, M., S.A. Lambertucci, K. Speziale, O. Ceballos, A. Travaini, M. Delibes, F. Hiraldo, and J.A. Donázar. 2010. Winners and losers in human-made habitats: interspecific competition outcomes in two Neotropical vultures. Animal Conservation doi:10.1111/j.1469-1795.2010.00352.x       pdf

Lambertucci, S.A. 2010. Common policies for condors. Science e-letter, 24 March 2010.       pdf

Lambertucci, S.A. 2010. Size and spatio-temporal variations of the largest population of Andean Condor Vultur gryphus in north-west Patagonia, Argentina: communal roosts and conservation. Oryx 44:441-447.       pdf

Lambertucci. S.A., J.A. Donázar, and F. Hiraldo. 2010. Poisoning people and wildlife with lead ammunition: time to stop. Environmental Science & Technology.       pdf

Speziale, K., and S. Lambertucci. 2010. A call for action to curb invasive species in South America. Nature 467:153.       pdf

Lambertucci, S.A.,. F. Barbar, C. Cabrera, and M. Bertini. 2009. [Comments on the birds of Sierra de Paileman, Rio Negro, Argentina]. Nuestras Aves 54:81-87. (In Spanish)       pdf

Lambertucci, S.A., and K.L. Speziale. 2009. Some possible anthropogenic threats to breeding Andean Condors (Vultur gryphus). Journal of Raptor Research 43:245-249.       pdf

Lambertucci, S.A., K.L. Speziale, T.E. Rogers, and J.M. Morales. 2009. How do roads affect the habitat use of an assemblage of scavenging raptors? Biodiversity and Conservation 18:2063-2074.       pdf

Speziale, K.L., and S.A. Lambertucci. 2009. [The Giant Hummingbird (Patagona gigas) in Rio Negro Province]. Nuestras Aves 54:39-40. (In Spanish)       pdf

Lambertucci, S.A., A. Trejo, S. Di Martino, J.A. Sánchez-Zapata, J.A. Donázar, and F. Hiraldo. 2009. Spatial and temporal patterns in the diet of the Andean Condor: ecological replacement of native fauna by exotic species. Animal Conservation 12:338-345.        pdf

Saggese, M.D., A. Quaglia, S.A. Lambertucci, M.S. Bo, J.H. Sarasola, R. Pereyra-Lobos, and J.J. Maceda. 2009. Survey of lead toxicosis in free-ranging raptors from central Argentina. Pp. 223-231 in R.T. Watson, M. Fuller, M. Pokras, and G. Hunt (eds.), Ingestion of lead from spent ammunition: implications for wildlife and humans. The Peregrine Fund, Boise, ID.        pdf

Lambertucci, S.A., N.L. Jácome, and A. Trejo. 2008. Use of communal roosts by Andean Condors in northwest Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Field Ornithology 79-138-146.        pdf

Lambertucci, S.A., and O.A. Mastrantuoni. 2008. Breeding behavior of a pair of free-living Andean Condors. Journal of Field Ornithology 79:147-151.        pdf

Speziale, K.L., S.A. Lambertucci, and O. Olssson. 2008. Disturbance from roads negatively affects Andean Condor habitat use. Biological Conservation 141:1765-1772.       pdf

Lambertucci, S.A. 2007. [Biology and conservation of the Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) in Argentina]. Hornero 22:149-158. (In Spanish with English summary)       pdf

Lambertucci, S., and L. Jácome. 2007. (Abstract) Behavior and population dynamics of the Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) in relation to its use of communal roosts. Pp. 308-309 in K.L. Bildstein, D.R. Barber, and A. Zimmerman (eds.), Neotropical raptors. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Orwigsburg, PA.

Pastore, H., S.A. Lambertucci, and M. Gelain. 2007. Rufous-tailed Hawk (Buteo ventralis) natural history in Argentine Patagonia. Pp. 106-118 in K.L. Bildstein, D.R. Barber, and A. Zimmerman (eds.), Neotropical raptors. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Orwigsburg, PA.        pdf

Trejo, A., and S. Lembertucci. 2007. Feeding habits of Barn Owls along a vegetative gradient in northern Patagonia. Journal of Raptor Research 41:277-287.       pdf

Jácome, N.L., and S. Lambertucci. 2000. [Condor sanctuaries for the conservation of nature]. Programa de Áreas Protegidas, Fundación Bioandina Argentina, Zoológico de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina. (In Spanish)

Home | Species Database | Species Accounts | Bibliography | Researchers | Related Sites | Login

Copyright © 1999-2012 The Peregrine Fund. All Rights Reserved.