East Atlantic Flyway assessment 2017: The status of coastal waterbird populations and their sites

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The ‘total count’ of the coastal East Atlantic Flyway in January 2017 was carried out in 33 countries of which 11 in Europe and 22 in Africa, and involved about 1,500 observers (1,100 in Europe, 400 in Africa). In each country, national coordinators organised the network of observers and collated the information on bird numbers and environmental conditions. The results of the 2017 ‘total count’ are reported in several chapters and annexes in this report.

Partners: MAVA foundation, Vogelbescherming Nederland, World Wildlife Fund The Netherlands, National Wadden Sea parks in Germany, Wetlands International, BirdLife International and WEBS in the UK.

Citation: van Roomen M., Nagy S., Citegetse G. & Schekkerman H. 2018 (eds). East Atlantic Flyway Assessment 2017: the status of coastal waterbird populations and their sites.

Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative p/a CWSS, Wilhelmshaven, Germany, Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands, BirdLife International, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Download the publication here: East Atlantic Flyway Assessment 2017