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Atlas of duck populations in Eastern Europe
This book provides new data on these migratory birds, in a key geographical area for their conservation which provides refuge for the major part of their Palearctic populations.
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Steller's Eiders Polysticta stelleri wintering in Europe: numbers, distribution and origin
Steller's Eider is among the most northern-living of duck species at all seasons. The recent decline of the species in North America has now increased the awareness of the population wintering inExpand
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Identification and Intraspecific Genetic Diversity of Sarcocystis rileyi from Ducks, Anas spp., in Lithuania and Finland
Abstract: Macroscopic Sarcocystis cysts were detected in the muscles of 28 Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), 1 Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope), and 1 Common Teal (Anas crecca) hunted in Lithuania andExpand
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Molecular identification of Sarcocystis rileyi sporocysts in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and raccoon dogs (Nyctereutes procyonoides) in Lithuania
Despite the fact that Sarcocystis rileyi is one of the earliest described species of the genus Sarcocystis forming macrocysts in ducks, the life cycle of this species is still unknown in Europe.Expand
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Recent Changes in Distribution of Wintering Populations of Waterfowl Established on the Basis of Lithuanian Ringing Recoveries
Recent changes in the wintering grounds of the Lithuanian breeding population of Mute Swan, Mallard, Common Pochard, and Coot were established by means of the analysis of the long-term ringing dataExpand
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MORPHOLOGIC AND GENETIC IDENTIFICATION OF SARCOCYSTIS FULICAE N. SP. (APICOMPLEXA: SARCOCYSTIDAE) FROM THE EURASIAN COOT (FULICA ATRA)
Abstract One morphologic type of sarcocyst was found in 26% (7/27) of Eurasian Coots (Fulica atra) and was described as Sarcocystis fulicae n. sp. using morphologic, 18S ribosomal (r)DNA, 28S rDNA,Expand
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Morphological and genetic characterisation of Sarcocystis halieti from the great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Having examined 19 great cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) hunted in Lithuania, sarcocysts were found in the muscles of two birds. Sarcocysts detected were examined using light microscopy (LM),Expand
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Changes in Numbers and Distribution of Wintering Waterfowl Populations in Lithuania in the 20th Century
Changes in numbers and distribution of wintering waterfowl populations in Lithuania in the 20th century are assessed and their reasons analysed. A total number of wintering waterfowl speciesExpand
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THE STATUS, NUMBERS AND DISTRIBUTION OF SWANS AND GEESE IN LITHUANIA
Abstract The status, numbers, distribution, populations trends and habitat use of swans and geese in Lithuania are analysed. 3 species of swans and 10 species of geese are recorded in Lithuania. OnlyExpand
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