Wildlife Research and Conservation

Mapping an elusive arboreal rodent: Combining nocturnal acoustic surveys and citizen science data expends the known distribution of the edible dormouse (Glis glis) in the Czech Republic
Scientific publication  Edible dormouse  Publications for experts
Peter Adamík, Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Dušan Romportl. Mammalian Biology. .

First breeding record of a 1-year-old female Eurasian lynx
Scientific publication  Eurasian lynx  Publications for experts
Thomas Engleder, Tereza Mináriková, Josefa Volfová, Jonatan Watzl, Benjamin Watzl, Peter Gerngross, Elisa Belotti. European Journal of Wildlife Research. .

Distribution Survey of Steppe Polecat (Mustela eversmanii Lesson, 1827) in the Czech Republic in 2012–2015.
Scientific publication  Steppe polecat  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Tereza Mináriková, Gašpar Čamlík, Václav Beran. Příroda 39. .

Annual Report 2018
Annual Report
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Winter otter census in selected areas of the Czech Republic from 2013-2017
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Jitka Větrovcová, Václav Beran, Václav Pavel. Bulletin Vydra. .

The Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug) population in the Czech Republic in 2011–2018
Scientific publication  Saker falcon  Publications for experts
Vlasta Škorpíková, David Horal, Václav Beran, Gašpar Čamlík. Ornis Hungarica. .

Statistics of illegal killing of Eurasian otter in the Czech Republic
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Kateřina Poledníková, Lukáš Poledník, Václav Beran, Václav Hlaváč, Andreas Kranz. Bulletin Vydra. .

Distribution of the Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra L.) population in the Czech Republic in 2016
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník , Kateřina Poledníková , Václav Beran, Gašpar Čamlík, Libor Praus , Fernando Mateos-Gonzalez. Bulletin Vydra 17. .

Certified methodology for planning management measures and creating appropriate habitats for the Northern wheatear in active mining areas
Methodology  Publications for experts
Václav Beran, Kateřina Poledníková, Lukáš Poledník, Michal Porteš, Tomáš Růžička. .

Certified methodology for planning management measures and creating appropriate habitats for the Tawny Pipit in active mining areas
Methodology  Publications for experts
Václav Beran, Kateřina Poledníková, Lukáš Poledník, Michal Porteš, Tomáš Růžička. .

Annual Report 2017
Annual Report
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American mink - a real enemy?
Magazine article  American mink  Publications for the general public
Kateřina Poledníková, Lukáš Poledník, Václav Beran. Živa. .

Road patency from the perspective of the Eurasian otter
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Václav Beran, Tereza Mináriková. Fórum ochrany přírody. .

Otters on the road - a problem that can be solved
Scientific publication  Eurasian otter
Kateřina Poledníková, Lukáš Poledník, Václav Beran, Tereza Mináriková. Protection of Nature. .

Otters and transport - a problem that can be solved
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková. Nature Conservation Forum. .

Otter and transport: A guide to reducing the negative impact of traffic on the Eurasian otter
Brochure  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Václav Hlaváč, Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Jan Šíma, Jitka Větrovcová. .

Occurrence of large carnivores – Lynx lynx, Canis lupus, and Ursus arctos – and of Felis silvestris in the Czech Republic and western Slovakia in 2012–2016 (Carnivora)
Scientific publication  Eurasian lynx
Miroslav Kutal, Elisa Belotti, Josefa Volfová, Tereza Mináriková, Luděk Bufka, Lukáš Poledník, Jarmila Krojerová, Michal Bojda, Martin Váňa, Leona Kutalová, Jiří Beneš, Jiří Flousek, Václav Tomášek, Petr Kafka, Kateřina Poledníková, Jana Pospíšková, Pavel Dekař, Beňadik Machciník, Petr Koubek, Martin Dula. Lynx, n.s. (Praha). .

Collection and analysis of dead otters in the Czech Republic
Brochure  Eurasian otter  Publications for the general public  Publications for experts
Kateřina Poledníková, Lukáš Poledník, Václav Beran, Tereza Mináriková, Václav Hlaváč, Jitka Větrovcová, Lenka Husáková, Jaroslav Vadlejch, Eva Bártová, Petra Hájková. .

Can marketing be used as a means to protect species?
Scientific publication  European souslik
Kateřina Poledníková, Lukáš Poledník, Jan Matějů, Jitka Větrovcová, Tereza Mináriková. Nature Conservation Forum. .

Annual Report 2016
Annual Report
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The occurrence of the American mink (Neovison vison) in the Giant Mts (Czech Republic) in 2012 and 2013
Scientific publication  American mink  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Sergi Munné, Jiří Flousek. Opera Corcontica. .

Saker falcon monitoring in 2015
Magazine article  Saker falcon  Publications for experts
Václav Beran, Tomáš Bělka, Petr Berka, Gašpar Čamlík, David Horal, Vladimír Gahura, Tomáš Koutný, Jaromír Šifta, Jan Svetlík, Vlasta Škorpíková, Pavel Štěpánek, Zdeněk Tunka, Josef Vrána. Zpravodaj SOVDS. .

Evidence for naturalisation of the American mink (Neovison vison) in Friuli Venezia Giulia, NE Italy
Scientific publication  American mink  Publications for experts
Francesca Iordan, Luca Lapini, Marco Pavanello, Lukáš Poledník, Cristina Rieppi. Mammalia. .

Do you have Dormice in your nest boxes?
Magazine article  Edible dormouse  Publications for the general public
Peter Adamík. Bird Life. .

Annual Report 2015
Annual Report
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The mysterious Steppe Polecat
Magazine article  Steppe polecat  Publications for the general public
Kateřina Poledníková. Myslivost. .

Distribution and molecular phylogeny of biliary trematodes (Opistrorchiidae) infecting native Lutra lutra and alien Neovison vison across Europe
Scientific publication  Eurasian otter  American mink  Publications for experts
Ellie Sherrard-Smith, David W.G. Stanton, Jo Cable, Pablo Orozco-terWengel, Vic R. Simpson, Morten Elmeros, Jiska van Dijk, Franck Simonnet, Anna Roos, Charles Lemarchand, Lukáš Poledník, Petr Heneberg, Elizabeth A. Chadwick. Parasitology International . .

Our invasive animals - uninvited guests who ended up staying permanently
Magazine article  American mink  Raccoon dog  Northern raccoon  Publications for the general public
Tereza Mináriková, Gašpar Čamlík, Jan Šíma, Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Jaroslav Červený, Tomáš Kušta. Myslivost. .

Our dormice
Magazine article  Edible dormouse  Publications for the general public
Peter Adamík. Gardener. .

Our dormice
Magazine article  Edible dormouse  Publications for the general public
Peter Adamík. Hunting. .

Occurrence of medium-sized and large mammals in forests of southern and southwestern Bohemia, Czech Republic (Carnivora, Artiodactyla, Lagomorpha)
Scientific publication  Eurasian lynx  Publications for experts
Tereza Mináriková, Kateřina Poledníková, Luděk Bufka, Elisa Belotti, Dušan Romportl, Sabrina Dietz, Marco Pavanello, Sergi Munne, Lukáš Poledník. Lynx, n.s. (Praha). .

Monitoring the Eurasian Otter: what are otters to us?
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Kateřina Poledníková, Lukáš Poledník, Václav Beran. Myslivost . .

Mammal populations on islands of the Věstonice Reservoir Nature Reserve, southern Moravia (Czech Republic)
Scientific publication  Publications for experts
Gašpar Čamlík, Kateřina Poledníková, Lukáš Poledník. Lynx, n.s. (Praha). .

Lynx and other forest animals tracks
Brochure  Eurasian lynx  Publications for the general public
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Josefa Volfová, Tereza Mináriková. .

Já, rys
Brochure  Eurasian lynx
Manfred Woelfl, Alois Hofmann, Luděk Bufka, Tereza Mináriková, Elisa Belotti, Josefa Volfová. .

Eurasian otter on the Bílina River
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Václav Beran. Bulletin Vydra. .

Dormice - rare, but unwelcome
Magazine article  Edible dormouse  Publications for the general public
Peter Adamík. Cottager. .

Dormice - rare, but unwelcome apiary visitors
Magazine article  Edible dormouse  Publications for the general public
Peter Adamík. Beekeeping. .

Annual Report 2014
Annual Report
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Sumava: Lynx, natural mountain forests and bark beetles
Brochure  Eurasian lynx  Publications for the general public
Jaromír Bláha, Luděk Bufka, Kristina Danisz, Vojtěch Kotecký, Tereza Mináriková, Kateřina Poledníková, Josefa Volfová. .

How to recognise lynx prey
Brochure  Eurasian lynx  Publications for experts  Publications for the general public
Marco Pavanello, Kateřina Poledníková, Luděk Bufka, Lukáš Poledník, Josefa Volfová, Elisa Belotti, Tereza Mináriková, Sybille Woelfl. .

Annual Report 2013
Annual Report
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Otters causing conflicts: the fish farming case of the Czech Republic
Chapter in a book  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Poledníková K., Kranz A., Poledník L., Myšiak J.. Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Europe Environmental Science and Engineering. .

Eurasian otter in Dačice
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts  Publications for the general public
Kateřina Poledníková, Lukáš Poledník, Andreas Kranz, Václav Beran, Gašpar Čamlík. Dačický vlastivědný sborník. .

Annual Report 2012
Annual Report
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Winter otter census in selected areas of the Czech Republic from 2008-2012
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Václav Hlaváč. Bulletin Vydra. .

The steppe polecat (Mustela eversmannii): what do we exactly know about the species?
Magazine article  Steppe polecat  Publications for experts
Tereza Mináriková. Bulletin Vydra. .

Occurrence of wildcat (Felis silvestris) in the Danube Delta (Romania)
Scientific publication  Wildcat  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Andreas Kranz. Scientific Annals of the Danube Delta Institute. .

Monitoring of European Mink (Mustela lutreola) in the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve - Romania, 2003-2011. Current status and setting of goals for the European Mink conservation
Scientific publication  European mink  Publications for experts
Mihai E. Marinov, János Botond Kiss, Aleš Toman, Lukáš Poledník, Vasile Alexe, Mihai Doroftei, Alexandru Dorosencu, Andreas Kranz. Scientific Annals of the Danube Delta Institute. .

Land use drivers of species re-expansion: inferring colonization dynamics in Eurasian otters
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Manlio Marcelli, Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Romina Fusillo. Diversity and Distributions. .

Intentional poisoning of piscivorous species and other wildlife with carbofuran in the Czech Republic
Chapter in a book  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Jitka Větrovcová, Václav Hlaváč. Carbofuran and Wildlife Poisoning. Global Perspectives and Forensic Approaches. .

Distribution of the Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra L.) population in the Czech Republic in 2011
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Václav Beran, Gašpar Čamlík, Štěpán Zápotočný, Andreas Kranz. Bulletin Vydra. .

Annual Report 2011
Annual Report
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Recovery of the Peregrine – A Successful Story of Nature Conservation or a Consequence of Spontaneous Development?
Magazine article  Peregrine falcon  Publications for experts  Publications for the general public
Václav Hlaváč, Václav Beran. Ochrana přírody. .

Causes of deaths of Lutra lutra in the Czech Republic (Carnivora: Mustelidae)
Scientific publication  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Jitka Větrovcová, Václav Hlaváč, Václav Beran. Lynx, n.s. (Praha). .

Annual Report 2010
Annual Report
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A database of information on dead Eurasian otter individuals across the Czech Republic
Scientific publication  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Jitka Větrovcová, Kateřina Poledníková, Lukáš Poledník, Václav Beran, Václav Hlaváč. Ochrana přírody . .

Monitoring, regulation and eradication of American mink in the Czech Republic - methodological recommendations
Methodology  American mink  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková. .

Carbofuran - a new and effective method of illegal killing of otters (Lutra lutra) in the Czech Republic
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for the general public
Kateřina Poledníková, Jitka Větrovcová, Lukáš Poledník, Václav Hlaváč. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin. .

Annual Report 2009
Annual Report
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Talking about the Eurasian otter and the American mink
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  American mink  Publications for the general public
Myslivost. .

Annual Report 2008
Annual Report
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Physiological responses of over-wintering common carp (Cyprinus carpio) to disturbance by Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra)
Scientific publication  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Jiří Řehulka, Andreas Kranz, Kateřina Poledníková, Václav Hlaváč , Hana Kazihnitková. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry. .

Distribution of the Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) in the Republic of Macedonia in 2007
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Václav Beran , Jitka Thelenová, Martin Valášek, Václav Prášek, Vlasta Škorpíková, Mojmír Dostál. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin. .

Annual Report 2007
Annual Report
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Variability in the diet of the Eurasian Otter (Lutra lutra) at fishponds in Českomoravská vrchovina (Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, Czech Republic)
Scientific publication  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Andreas Kranz, Aleš Toman. Lynx, n.s. (Praha). .

Management Programme for the Eurasian Otter and the Outputs of the Eurasian Otter Monitoring in 2006
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts  Publications for the general public
Lukáš Poledník, Kateřina Poledníková, Václav Hlaváč. Ochrana přírody. .

A new method for estimating visitation rates of cryptic animals via repeated surveys of indirect signs
Magazine article  Eurasian otter  Publications for the general public
Bernd Gruber, Bjorn Reineking, Justin M. Calabrese, Andreas Kranz, Kateřina Poledníková, Lukáš Poledník , Reinhard Klenke, Anett Valentin, Klaus Henle. Journal of Applied Ecology. .

The impact of methods of fishery management on the diet of otters (Lutra lutra)
Scientific publication  Eurasian otter  Publications for experts
Lukáš Poledník , René Mitrenga, Kateřina Poledníková, Bohumír Lojkásek. Folia Zoologica. .