Long term monitoring of wintering geese populations in Flanders (Belgium)


Ecological study of wintering geese in Flanders, focussing on the factors infuencing numbers and distribution.


ornithology, waterfowl, bird census, wintering, grasslands, arable land, polders, IWRB, population trends, population ecology, colour rings, neck rings, terrestrial, Ecology, Marine and coastal habitats, Streams , running waters, Ponds and lakes , standing waters, Bogs and fens, Dry grasslands and steppes, Cultivated and artificial habitats, Monitoring of Biodiversity, Land cover and habitat mapping , GIS, Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity, Belgium, Flanders, Oostkustpolders, W-Europe, Aves, Anser albifrons, Anser brachyrhynchus, Anser fabalis, Anser anser, Branta leucopsis, Branta bernicla, geese


Name Role Start End
Ecosystem Management Research Group unknown


Reference Role
MEIRE, P., KUIJKEN, E. & K. DEVOS 1988: Numbers and distribution of White-fronted and Pink-footed Geese in Flanders (Belgium) 1981-87 in a North West European context. Wildfowl 39: 71-81 author
YSEBAERT, T., MEIRE, P. & A. DHONDT 1988: Seasonal changes in habitat use of White-fronted Geese near Antwerp, Belgium. Wildfowl 39: 54-62. author
MEIRE, P. & E. KUIJKEN 1991. Factors affecting the number and distribution of wintering geese in Flanders, belgium and some implications for their conservation. Ardea 79: 143-158. author
MADSEN, J., KUIJKEN, E., MEIRE, P., COTTAAR, F., HALTJEMA, T., NICOLAISEN, P.L., BONES, T. & F. MEHLUM, 1999. Pink-footed goose Anser brachyrhynchus: Svalbard. In J. Madsen, G. Cracknell & A.D. Fox (eds.) Goose populations of the Western Palearctic. A review of status and distribution. Wetlands International Publ. No 48, Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands. National Environmental Research Institute, Rönde, Denmark: 82-93. author

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