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Branta Cover Language of the article: Russian Cite: Pinchuk, P. V., Karlionova, N. V. (2011). Influence of climate factors on phenology of spring migration of waders in the south of Belarus. Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 14, 12-26 Keywords: spring migration, waders, climate change, seasonal temperatures, North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) Views: 454 Branta copyright Branta license

Branta Issues > Issue №14 (2011)

Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 12-26

Influence of climate factors on phenology of spring migration of waders in the south of Belarus

P. V. Pinchuk, N. V. Karlionova

Over the last decades for some bird species it wasregistered a noticeable change in timing of spring migration in Europe toward its earlier start. It is above all connected with global warming. European short-distance migrants, spending winter at temperate latitudes, are more vulnerable to change of climate factors in Europe than long-distance migrants wintering in the tropics.

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