The spatial and temporal distributions of waterbirds in Lakes Akşehir-Eber and Lake Köyceğiz in western Anatolia, Turkey - a comparative analysis

  title={The spatial and temporal distributions of waterbirds in Lakes Akşehir-Eber and Lake K{\"o}yceğiz in western Anatolia, Turkey - a comparative analysis},
  author={Fulya Saygili and Nuri Yigit and Safak Bulut},
  journal={Turkish Journal of Zoology},
The waterbirds at 2 wetlands (Lakes Aksehir-Eber and Koycegiz) in western Turkey were compared to determine their spatial and temporal distributions along with their habitat characteristics. The waterbirds were evaluated according to whether they were residents, winter migrants, summer migrants, or transit migrants and were assigned to foraging behavior groups. At Lakes Aksehir-Eber, 67 waterbird species belonging to 17 families and 9 orders were observed, while at Lake Koycegiz 42 species… Expand

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