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Vulnerable Concentrations of Birds in the North Sea

M. Tasker

Vulnerable Concentrations of Birds in the North Sea

by M. Tasker

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Published by Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds (ornithology),
  • North Sea,
  • Biology, Life Sciences,
  • Birds, Protection of,
  • Sea birds,
  • The Environment

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8307978M
    ISBN 100861393937
    ISBN 109780861393930

    The North Orkney pSPA comprises in total an area of km2. The sounds around North Orkney pSPA offer numerous sheltered bays and inlets for birds to moult, roost, rest and feed. Sea depths in the channels between the islands are relatively shallow and rarely greater than 20 . populations that routinely inhabit the waters of SEA areas 6, 7 & 8 and the IDA. The books, much of the research that focused on the seasonal distribution and vulnerable concentrations of those seabird populations utilising the offshore waters of SEA areas 6, 7 & 8 (IBAs) for seabirds in the English Channel (SEA area 8) and the North.

    The ecology and behaviour of the North American Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis in Great Britain and its interaction with native water birds: A progress report B. Hughes Waterfowl and wetland.   Plastic pollution in the ocean is a rapidly emerging global environmental concern, with high concentrations (up to , pieces per km2) and a global distribution, driven by exponentially increasing production. Seabirds are particularly vulnerable to this type of pollution and are widely observed to ingest floating plastic. We used a mixture of literature surveys, oceanographic modeling, Cited by:

    When alarmed or excited, Little Auk or Dovekie raises its head. Usually, this bird has a hunched appearance. The stormy weather in autumn can drive very numerous birds into the North Sea. But the Little Auk my also be blown inland and they are seen on roads, in fields and gardens. Sometimes, they are many hundreds of birds blown by bad weather. Geographic concentrations of species that are highly vulnerable under a pessimistic scenario (i.e., when unknown trait scores are assumed to be high climate change vulnerability scores) but not under an optimistic scenario (i.e., when unknown trait scores are assumed to be low climate change vulnerability scores), for birds, amphibians and Cited by:


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Vulnerable Concentrations of Birds in the North Sea by M. Tasker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book review Full text access Seabirds in the North Sea. Vulnerable Concentrations of Birds in the North Sea. Nature Conservancy Council, Englewood Cliffs, NJ (18 November ), Two publications by the.

Vulnerable concentrations of birds in the North Sea. Tasker, Mark L. and Michael W. Pienkowski. More about Birds of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The literary prospectus- a collector's McEvey, A. More about The literary prospectus- a collector's item. Andrew Isles Natural History Books; Glass Place (Rear of Greville.

Publications advanced search. Publication Type Vulnerable concentrations of marine birds west of Britain. Author(s): Tasker, Mark L. Webb, Andrew; Harrison, Nancy M.

Pienkowski, M. Organization(s): Vulnerable concentrations of birds in the North Sea. Organization(s). See for further details M. Tasker and Michael Pichkowski, Vulnerable Concentrations of Birds in the North Sea (Peterborough, United Kingdom: Nature Con- servancy Council, ), produced by the Seabirds at Sea Team (Mark Tasker, Mi- chael Pienkowski), Chief Scientist Directorate, Nature Conservancy Council; Tasker and Pienkowski, The Cited by: 1.

Atlas of seabirds in the southern North Sea. IBN Research report 94/6, NIOZ-ReportInstitute for Forestry and Nature Research, Netherlands Institute for Sea Research and Dutch Seabird Group, Texel. Carter I.C., Williams J.M., Webb, A.

& Tasker M.L. Seabird concentrations in the North Sea: an atlas of vulnerability to surface. Book chapters (2) Reports (6) Other publications (2) All data in the Integrated Marine Information System (IMIS) is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy Top | Institute | Publications | Dataset WoRMS.

What is WoRMS; What is LifeWatch; Subregisters. bird densities (birds/km2) to be determined for areas of sea. The database presently holds in excess of a million records.

giving information on sightings of over million birds. Concentrations of marine birds and cetaceans in Faroese Vulnerable Concentrations of Birds in the North Sea book The current objective is to inform the industry about the distribution and timing of vulnerable concentrations of birds and cetaceans in Faroese waters based on a detailed spatial analysis of species distributions and an before flowing east past Orkney and into the North Sea.

Government's support/relevant policy A SPA has been proposed at Frisian Front because of its regularly occurring vulnerable concentrations of common guillemots with their chicks in summer.

The Government has decided, in its National Spatial Strategy, that more SPAS should be identified, particularly in the offshore parts of the EEZ and some new. First OVI - King & Sanger Oil vulnerability index for North American seabirds Used expert opinion to score different aspects of a species range, population and behaviour to assess how vulnerable different seabirds would be to oil spills 07/03/File Size: 2MB.

The Natura protected areas in the German North Sea EEZ. Sea floor topography: C. Terstegge Wide-ranging research has uncovered a vast marine treasure trove far offshore in the waters of the German North Sea – not hoards of jewels in sunken ships or archaeological relics of long-lost cultures, but fascinating gems of European marine life.

The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain (England and Scotland), Denmark, Norway, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and epeiric (or "shelf") sea on the European continental shelf, it connects to the ocean through the English Channel in the south and the Norwegian Sea in the north.

It is more than kilometres ( mi) long and Coordinates: 56°N 03°E / 56°N 3°ECoordinates:. North Sea Task Force News. November. Scientific and Technical Working Group (). Quality Status Report of the North Sea.

Second International Conference on the Protection of the North Sea. Department of the Environment, London. Tasker, M. & Pienkowski, M. Vulnerable Concentrations of Birds in the North : J.P. Ducrotoy.

Preliminary maps were prepared showing the distribution of vulnerable concentrations of breeding and wintering birds to facilitate contingency planning, and, particularly in Shetland, Orkney and the Moray Firth, extensive and long-term programmes are established to monitor: (1) the numbers of breeding birds; (2) wintering concentrations.

Which of the following is TRUE of Gray Whale migrations. Gray whales leave their feeding areas in September, B. Gray whales migrate between Baja California lagoons and the North Sea, C. Mothers and calves leave breeding grounds first, D. Gray whales migrate north in order to eat krill, which are their main food, E.

Mature males leave the feeding grounds first. Sandeels, especiallyAmmodytes marinus are a major component of the diet of many predatory fish, seabirds and seals.

The industrial fishery for sandeels is now the largest of the North Sea fisheries. A sandeel fishery in the Shetland area began in but has recently by: The history of large and well-publicized incidents of seabird mortality resulting from oil pollution from tanker accidents (such as the Torrey Canyon in ) and from unattributed oil slicks at se.

Water depth of the North Sea gradually increases in a northward direction with the 20 m depth line at 3 - 4 km from shore. The incoming tide enters the Wadden Sea through channels east and west of the island.

The Wadden Sea is intersected by numerous creeks and channels of varying depth (maximum 10 m). About % of. Trend justification An analysis of the population trend in the Baltic Sea suggests that a decline of % occurred betweenwhen a total of c, birds wintered there, andwhen c, birds were counted (Skov et al.

Extrapolation of these data suggests that this is equivalent to a decline of c% over three. In Swedish and North American forests, the exclusion of birds from small forest plots a) suppressed insectivorous reptiles and therefore led to increased insect densities.

b) led to higher insect densities, and therefore enhanced plant pollination. c) lowered densities of insect herbivores, and therefore reduced leaf damage to shrubs. the offshore waters and associated aquatic habitats around Montauk Point.

The area is extremely vulnerable to oil or contaminants spills, which could have devastating impacts on waterfowl and seabirds. Procedures for rapid response and containment in the event of such a spill should be developed and equipment should be readied.Russia.

The federal Red Data book is complemented by regional Red Data Books, such as the Red Data book for Murmansk oblast. Here’s a thought It is estimated that as many assea birds die each year as a result of oil pollution in the North Sea and the North Atlantic.

5 For your information.Cite this paper as: Tasker M.L. () Oil and Gas Development in the North Sea. In: Rasmussen R.O., Koroleva N.E. (eds) Social and Environmental Impacts in the North: Methods in Evaluation of Socio-Economic and Environmental Consequences of Mining and Author: Mark L.

Tasker.