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Seabird colonies in western Greenland

Seabird colonies in western Greenland

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Published by Ministry of Environment and Energy, National Environmental Research Institute in Roskilde, Denmark .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Greenland -- Statistics,
  • Birds -- Greenland,
  • Sea birds -- Greenland -- Statistics,
  • Sea birds -- Greenland

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDavid Boertmann ... [et al.]
    SeriesNERI technical report -- v.170
    ContributionsBoertmann, David
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL695 .S43 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p. :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16754783M
    ISBN 108777722817

    colonies in western Greenland where hunting was probably the major cause of population declines in this century. Seabird breeding population maps created from data provided by the Beringian Seabird Colony Catalog Database. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska. Thick-billed Murres are vulnerable to the effects of oil. Matt Ridley: The Secret Lives of Seabirds Two fine new books on the journeys of birds and the first ornithologist. This is recent Times feature article I wrote on the incredible new discoveries of what seabirds get up to far from land, and on the man who first visited seabird colonies with a scientific eye in the s.

      I found The Seabird's Cry utterly fascinating, and learnt so much from it. Beautifully descriptive, and with a wealth of wonderful research, this is a must-read for any I received Adam Nicolson's The Seabird's Cry: The Lives and Loves of Puffins, Gannets and Other Ocean Voyagers for Christmas, and although it took me some months to read, I was /5. The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds - their distribution and abundance (ISBN ) is an ornithological atlas published for the European Bird Census Council by T & A D Poyser in Its editors were Ward J. M. Hagemeijer and Michael J. atlas was the first to present grid-square distribution maps for all breeding birds at a Europe-wide her: T & A D Poyser.

      Boertmann D, Mosbech A, Falk K, Kampp K () Seabird colonies in western Greenland. NERI Technical Report No. National Environmental Research Institute (NERI), Copenhagen, Denmark. Bradstreet MSW () Thick-billed murres and black guillemots in the Barrow Strait area, N.W.T., during spring: diets and food availability along ice edges Cited by: Salleq Island (old spelling: Sagdleq) is an uninhabited island in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland. It is located in the north-central part of the Uummannaq Fjord. The walls of the island feature characteristic multicolor bands of gneiss and granite layers. Air Greenland helicopters approach Coordinates: 70°56′20″N 52°16′00″W / .


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Seabird colonies in western Greenland Download PDF EPUB FB2

PDF | On Sep 1,David Boertmann and others published Seabird colonies in western Greenland | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Of the ten birds in this book, seven are in decline, at least in part of their range.

Extinction stalks the ocean and there is a danger that the grand cry of the seabird colony, rolling around the bays and headlands of high latitudes, will this century become little but a memory/5(19).

SEABIRD COLONIES IN THE MELVILLE BAY, NORTHWEST GREENLAND David Boertmann Nicholas Per Huff eldt Aarhus University, Department of Bioscience No.

SEABIRD COLONIES IN THE MELVILLE BAY, NORTHWEST GREENLAND II. Final survey in August In August seabird breeding colonies in the northern part of Melville Bay were surveyed to complete surveys in August in the southern and central part of Melville Bay.

The present report describes the Size: 3MB. Mehlum F () Seabird species associations and affinities to areas covered with sea ice in the northern Greenland and Barents Seas. Polar Biol – Google Scholar Mehlum F, Nordlund N, Isaksen K () The importance of the polar front as a foraging habitat for guillemots Uria spp.

At Bjoenoeya, Barents by: Distribution of seabird colonies, which now is the Greenland Seabird [Show full abstract] Greenland Seabird Colony Register September All data collected by DCE and the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources is compiled in the Greenland Seabird Colony Register (Boertmann et al., b).

Table 1. However, precise status estimates of different seabird species in the Barents Sea region are complicated due to lack of updated information from the eastern Barents Sea, especially Novaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land.

Figure Seabird colonies in the Barents Sea Region. Source: The Seabird Colony Registry of the Barents and White Seas and. Norse Greenland consisted of two settlements. The Eastern was at the southwestern tip of Greenland, while the Western Settlement was about km up the west coast, inland from present-day Nuuk.

A smaller settlement near the Eastern Settlement is sometimes considered the Middle Settlement. The combined population was around 2,–3, The history of Greenland is a history of life under extreme Arctic conditions: currently, an ice cap covers about 80 percent of the island, restricting human activity largely to the coasts.

The first humans are thought to have arrived in Greenland around BC. Their descendants apparently died out and were succeeded by several other groups migrating from continental North America. There has been no evidence discovered that Greenland. Seabird Colonies The stunning seabird colonies of the Western Isles make coastal bird watching in the Outer Hebrides a popular choice with ornithologists.

With rich seas and numerous offshore islands, visitors enjoying Western Isles birding breaks can view seabird colonies that are some of the largest and most spectacular in Scotland.

During July seabird breeding colonies in South Greenland (Figure 1) were surveyed. Prior to the survey, 39 colonies were recorded from the surveyed region in the Greenland seabird colony database. Of these, 29 were revisited, and in addition 73 colonies were added to.

The thick-billed murre (Uria lomvia) is an Arctic seabird species that breeds in colonies throughout the circumpolar region, including the entire west coast of Greenland (Gaston & Jones ). Approximately km separate the northernmost (77° N) and southernmost (60° N) of 46 current and historical breeding colonies in west Greenland (Boertmann et al.

; figure 1).Cited by:   Canada’s eastern Arctic (Nunavut and Arctic Quebec—Nunavik, N of 60°) supports large numbers of seabirds in summer. Seabird breeding habitat in this region includes steep, rocky coasts and low-lying coasts backed by lowland sedge-meadow tundra.

The former areas support colonial cliff- and scree-nesting seabirds, such as murres and fulmars; the latter Cited by: Complete literature list, Ilulissat Icefjord book Abdalati, W. & Krabill, W.B. Calculation of ice velocities in the Jakobshavn Isbrae area using airborne laser altimetry.

Remote sensing of Environm Alley, R. The two-mile time machine: ice cores, abrupt climate change, and our. Colony data come from Boertmann and Mosbech () and The Greenland Seabird Colony Register, maintained by Danish Center for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University, and Greenland Institute of.

Home to more thanpairs of nesting seabirds, they are wild and raucous, rich in the sounds and sights (and guano smell) of seabird colonies. Every spring the Atlantic Ocean disgorges its birds on to rocky islands around Britain’s coasts.

Seabird colonies as important global drivers in the nitrogen and phosphorus cycles Xosé Luis Otero 1, Saul De La Peña-Lastra 1, Augusto Pérez-Alberti 2, Tiago Osorio Ferreira 3. Note that some TBMU individuals could be from breeding colonies in western Greenland, but these colonies are not plotted.

Alcids (i.e., murres, auklets, puffins, dovekies, etc.) were common off NL, from Davis Strait to Lancaster Sound and from the shelf edge of the Bering Sea to the southern Chukchi Sea (Figures 2 and 3).Cited by:   Seabird Colonies in Western Greenland, (60°–79° 30′ N.

lat.). National Environmental Research Institute Technical Report No.National Environmental Research Institute, Denmark () ppCited by:. The UK is one of the most important sites for breeding seabirds in Europe and the islands here support internationally important seabird colonies and large numbers of breeding waders.

The Outer Hebrides are made up of over 50 islands of which 12 are inhabited.Ninety-five percent of seabirds are colonial, and seabird colonies are among the largest bird colonies in the world, providing one of Earth's great wildlife spectacles.

Colonies of over a million birds have been recorded, both in the tropics (such as Kiritimati in the Pacific) and in the polar latitudes (as in Antarctica). Seabird colonies occur exclusively for the purpose of breeding; non .The peak summer months of June, July and August are prime months for enjoying the tundra in flower, watching humpback whales feeding in the fjords and observing Arctic foxes and seabird colonies.

The long days are ideal for hiking in the mountains, taking a boat trip through iceberg strewn fjords or an expedition cruise along the coast.