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Branta Cover Language of the article: Russian Cite: Kostyushin, V. A. (2015). Birds of Sukhoi Liman in autumn and winter seasons of 2013-2014.. Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 18, 129-133 Keywords: birds, autumn and winter seasons, Sukhoi Liman, Odesa Region. Views: 444 Branta copyright Branta license

Branta Issues > Issue №18 (2015)

Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 129-133

Birds of Sukhoi Liman in autumn and winter seasons of 2013-2014.

V. A. Kostyushin

A total of 35 bird species were recorded during 3 counts conducted in autumn and winter seasons, among them 16 are waterbird species. The total number of waterbirds recorded during the counts is 14667 individuals: in October 2013 there were counted 2622 birds, in December 2013 – 5066 birds and in January 2014 – 6979 birds. The most numerous species was Fulica atra (60.3% of all counted waterbirds). Common species were Larus ridibundus (17.6%), Larus cachinnans (6.1%), Larus canus (5.1%), Anas platyrhynchos (4.4%) and Cygnus olor (2.3%), Phalacrocorax carbo (1.7%).

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