Conservation uses of ringing data: Flyway networks for waterbirds

  title={Conservation uses of ringing data: Flyway networks for waterbirds},
  author={Nigel C. Davidson and David M. Bryant and Gerard C. Boere},
Migratory waterbirds have long been a major focus of research and conservation interest, for their spectacular migrations and because many are, or have been, quarry species. A good understanding of how waterbirds use the networks of sites on their flyways is essential for developing sustainable management of populations and to meet obligations under inter‐governmental commitments, notably the Ramsar and Bonn Conventions, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and, in Europe, the EC Birds… CONTINUE READING