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2017/2018 Waterbird use of Welwick Realignment Site (Humber Estuary)

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Mr Matthew Stone

Mr Matthew Stone J.M.Stone@hull.ac.uk
Field Ornithologist

Mr Nick Cutts
Deputy Director, Institute of Estuarine & Coastal Studies (IECS)

Project Description

This project is a continuation of previous monitoring programmes carried out at the APB welwick realignment site (Humber Estuary) on the behalf of ABPmer. The project primarily entailed a series of surveys of waterbirds on the re-created intertidal areas and adjacent sites between September 2017 and March 2018. The aim of the study is to verify that the newly re-created intertidal area meets its target in terms of foraging waterbird numbers and compensate for losses of birds elsewhere on the Estuary.

Status Project Complete
Funder(s) ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd
Value £6,586.00
Project Dates Sep 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018

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