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Contaminants in bird eggs in the Wadden sea
by Common Wadden Sea Secretariat, Trilateral Monitoring and Assessment Group in Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Written in English
|Statement||Peter H. Becker ... [et al.].|
|Series||Wadden sea ecosystem -- no. 11|
|Contributions||Becker, Peter H., Trilateral Cooperation on the Protection of the Wadden Sea. Common Wadden Sea Secretariat.|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008530272|
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Home › Annex "Contaminants in bird eggs" Annex "Contaminants in bird eggs" In order to study spatial patterns in bird pollution, sampling sites from the western to the northern parts of the Wadden Sea were chosen, including different habitats of the Wadden Sea coast (see Figure 1, for details see Becker et al., ).
The input and concentration of most contaminants have significantly decreased in water, sediments, organisms (e.g., mussel, flounder and bird eggs) in. Contaminants in bird eggs in the Wadden sea spatial and temporal trends, - / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available After the pilot study in andthe parameter "Contaminants in Bird Eggs" was fully and successfully implemented within the Trilateral Monitoring and Assessment Program (TMAP) in knowledge of bird populations of the German Wadden Sea, 1.
identify the main threats to Wadden Sea birds and their habitats, 2. show the most important gaps in knowledge relat-ing to the protection of birds in the German Wad-den Sea, and 3.
Marshes, mud flats and migrating birds on Denmark’s Wadden Sea A futuristic thatched visitor centre is the latest focal point in Denmark’s Author: Oliver Lowenstein. Contaminants in bird eggs in the Wadden sea spatial and temporal trends, - / After the pilot study in andthe parameter "Contaminants in Bird Eggs" was fully and successfully implemented within the Trilateral Monitoring and Assessment Program (TMAP) in Sincethe.
– pairs of breeding birds as well as 10–12 millions of migratory waterbirds use the Danish-German-Dutch Wadden Sea as a feeding, roosting and moulting area. The exact number of migrating birds using the Wadden Sea is unknown. 4 Wadden Sea breeding bird species are (probably) extinct in the area, e.g.
Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia) and Roseate Cited by: 1. The Wadden Sea is of utmost importance for the well-being of many bird species be- cause a large part of the latter uses the area as a breeding, moulting or staging site at some time in their annual life by: 1.
Owing to the international importance of the Wadden Sea for waders and waterfowl, a long-term programme to monitor chemical contamination of birds breeding in the Wadden Sea was established in the early s with oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) and common tern (Sterna hirundo) as monitor species.
However, numbers of birds breeding in the area are only Cited by: Consumption by carnivorous birds was estimated for the Sylt-Rømø tidal inlet in the northern part of the Wadden Sea, as well as the subarea Königshafen, a small, tidal bay.
The bird community of the Sylt-Rømø Wadden Sea was dominated by Dunlin (35% of all birds counted), Eider (9%), Oystercatcher (8%), Knot (8%), and Shelduck (7%). The community in Cited by: Africa and Wadden Sea countries.
The importance of the Wadden Sea for migratory birds • The Wadden Sea is among the largest coastal wetlands in the world and the most important site for waterbirds in Europe.
• The Wadden Sea is crucial for at least 60 species at the breeding, migrating and non-breeding stages of their life cycles. collapses in bird populations, pollution of coastal bird eggs with Hg and organochlorines has been monitored for deca- des in different countries surrounding the North Sea or in the.
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