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Coordination of the International Waterbird Census (IWC) 2006 in Central Asia and the Caucasus

The project designs and maintains the International Waterbird Census (IWC) database for Central Asia and the Caucasus. In 2006, the project coordinated and supported mid-winter counts of waterbirds in seven administrative regions in Russia. Data from 42 wetland sites was collected and 542,740 waterbirds of 62 species were recorded, including three globally threatened species.
Donor: Netherlands Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality

Action Description:

The project designs and maintains the International Waterbird Census (IWC) database for Central Asia and the Caucasus. In 2006, the project coordinated and supported mid-winter counts of waterbirds in seven administrative regions in Russia. Data from 42 wetland sites was collected and 542,740 waterbirds of 62 species were recorded, including three globally threatened species.
Donor: Netherlands Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality