Conservation research news

01 May 2003
Comments News and comment The Dutch Wadden Sea is of international importance for Common Eiders Somateria mollissima, with between 102,000 and 173,000 individuals spending the winter there. In the winter of 1999/2000, beached bird surveys detected a mass mortality even...
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01 March 2002
Comments Editorials A study of Common Crossbills Loxia curvirostra in Scotland, shortly to be published in Ibis, has shown that the birds have different call types, recognisable on sonograms of tape-recorded calls. This finding matches the results of work carried out in N...
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Notes

01 February 1989
Comments Notes Early wing moult of Eiders. During hard weather in January 1985, there was an influx of Eiders Somateria mollissima into the eastern River Swale, Kent, up to about 150 remaining throughout the spring and summer. O n 4th M a y 1985, C. E. Wheeler a...
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