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General
Data set name

Wintering Waterbirds in Coastal Waters of the Baltic Sea and in the Curonian Lagoon

Data holding centreInstitute of Ecology of Nature Research Centre
CountryLithuania  Lithuania
Time period1998 - 2004
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Lithuanian coastal waters of the Baltic Sea and Lithuanian part of the Curonian Lagoon

Observations 
Parameters

Bird counts; Bird taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of surface

Description 
Summary

The aim of the Wintering Waterbird Monitoring programme was to survey Lithuanian coastal areas of the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon, to establish the species composition, abundance and distribution of wintering waterbirds, and to evaluate the state of waterbird wintering sites of international importance. Additional information, such as oiling of beached birds and the impact of coastal gillnet fisheries on wintering waterbirds has also been collected.

OriginatorsInstitute of Ecology of Nature Research Centre
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Ecology of Nature Research Centre
AvailabilityUnknown
ContactMindaugas Dagys (Deputy director science and research development)
Address

Institute of Ecology of Nature Research Centre
Institute of Ecology of Vilnius University Akademijos g. 2
Vilnius

LT-08412
Lithuania

Telephone+370 5 272 92 53
Facsimile+3705 2729352
Emaildagys@ekoi.lt
Administration 
Collating centreDepartment of Marine Research of the Environmental Protection Agency
Local identifier33002004
Global identifier2137
Last revised2009-01-14