Waterbird communities along the estuarine salinity gradient of the Schelde estuary, NW-Europe

Abstract

The zonation of non-breeding waterbirds along the Schelde estuary (The Netherlands–Belgium), one of the longest estuaries in NW-Europe with still a complete salinity gradient, including a large freshwater tidal area, was described. Numbers of birds were counted monthly over the period October 1991 to June 1997. Highest numbers of waterbirds were observed in… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1008976306651

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