White Storks, Ciconia ciconia, forage on rubbish dumps in Poland—a novel behaviour in population

  title={White Storks, Ciconia ciconia, forage on rubbish dumps in Poland—a novel behaviour in population},
  author={Robert Kruszyk and Michał Aleksander Ciach},
  journal={European Journal of Wildlife Research},
Information on the foraging of White Storks on rubbish dumps, a novel behaviour in Central European populations, is presented. Observations were first made in 1999 and to date; they have been recorded on sixteen locations in Poland. From one to 348 White Storks (median = 2, N = 116) were observed on rubbish dumps, and most of the records (86%) were of 1–3 birds. Birds foraging on rubbish dumps were recorded from late March to early September, but the highest numbers were seen during the summer… 

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