The provision of supplementary fresh water improves the breeding success of the globally threatened Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita

@article{Smith2008ThePO,
  title={The provision of supplementary fresh water improves the breeding success of the globally threatened Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita},
  author={Ken W. Smith and A. Aghnaj and Mohammed El Bekkay and W. Oubrou and Mohammed Ribi and Maria Jimenez Armesto and C. Bowden},
  journal={Ibis},
  year={2008},
  volume={150},
  pages={728-734}
}
The Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita is a globally threatened species with its main remaining world population breeding in an area of sea cliffs and coastal semi-desert steppe near Agadir in southern Morocco. Between 1998 and 2002, we showed experimentally that the small-scale provision of fresh water near the breeding colonies led to an increase in the productivity of the birds. The increase was greatest in years with low natural rainfall but was positive in all years tested. The… Expand
The Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita in Morocco since 1900: Analysis of ecological requirements

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