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Branta Cover Language of the article: Russian Cite: Kucherenko N, V. . (2007). Wintering of birds in Western Crimea in 2005-2006. Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 10, 151-156 Keywords: bird wintering, western Crimean, weather conditions Views: 341 Branta copyright Branta license

Branta Issues > Issue №10 (2007)

Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 151-156

Wintering of birds in Western Crimea in 2005-2006

Kucherenko V.N.

The communication presents data of counts carried out in November-March 2005-2006 along six routes in regions of Saki and Chernomorskoye and Yevpatoria. Favourable weather conditions in November-December 2005 contributed to numerous wintering of birds in the area. Sharp worsening of weather conditions since the second half of January 2006 brought about concentration of birds near non-freezing water bodies (Lake Kizil-Yar, Donuzlav). In a total, during the mentioned period 72 bird species were recorded in the area.

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