Ido Izhaki – Selected papers

Piscivory and bird-man conflict

     Great white pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)


Izhaki, I. and Dagan-Shmueli, M. 1994. The biology and ecology of the Great White Pelican during migration over Israel. The Torgos 24: 30-43 (in Hebrew, abstract in English). PDF file.

Shmueli, M., Izhaki, I.  , Arieli, A. and Arad, Z. 2000. Energy requirements of migrating Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus. Ibis 142: 208-216. PDF file.

Shmueli, M., Izhaki, I. and Arad, Z. 2000. The physiological state of captive and migrating Great White Pelicans (Pelecanus onocrotalus) revealed by their blood chemistry. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology (A) 125: 25-32. PDF file.

Izhaki, I.  ,  Shmueli, M., Arad, Z., Steinberg, Y. and A. Crivelli. 2002.  Satellite tracking of migratory and ranging behavior of immature Great White Pelicans. Waterbirds 25: 295-304. PDF file.

Shmueli, M., Arad, Z, Katzir, G. and Izhaki, I. 2003. Developmental rates and morphometrics of the sympatric pygmy cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmeus) and great cormorant (P. carbo sinensis). Israel Journal of Zoology 49: 159-173. PDF file.


    Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis)


Strod, T., Izhaki I., Arad Z., Weihs D. and Katzir G. 2003. Great cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) swallow fish underwater. Vogelwert 124 (Suppl.): 271. 

Strod, T., Arad, Z., Izhaki, I. and Katzir, G. 2004. Cormorants keep their power: visual resolution in a pursuit-diving bird under amphibious and turbid conditions. Current Biology 14: 376-377. PDF file.

Strod, T., Izhaki, I., Arad, Z. and Katzir, G. 2008. Prey detection by great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) in clear and in turbid water. Journal of Experimental Biology 211: 866-872. PDF file.