Winter ecology of the smew (Mergus albellus) in the Sea of Azov

Winter ecology of the smew (Mergus albellus) in the Sea of Azov ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2011, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 260–262. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2011. Original Russian Text © R.M. Savitskii, G.G. Matishov, 2011, published in Ekologiya, 2011, No. 3, pp. 235–237. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS R. M. Savitskii and G. G. Matishov Azov Branch, Murmansk Marine Biological Institute, Kola Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences Southern Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, pr. Chekhova 41, RostovonDon, 344006 Russia e mail: Received June 23, 2010 Keywords: smew, Mergus albellus, Sea of Azov, heavy metals. DOI: 10.1134/S1067413611030143 The Don delta, Sea of Azov, Straight of Kerch, and were recorded during the daylight period by the their banks are areas of special importance as part of transect method (Gould and Forsell, 1989). Records the migration route for many bird species that nest in were made of only those birds that simultaneously the taiga zone of Eurasia and migrate for wintering to occurred within a 300 × 300m square abeam and star the Black Sea Basin, the Mediterranean, Asia Minor, board of the vessel, taking into account the speed of and Africa. One of these species is the smew, Mergus the vessel to calculate the time to cover the 300m Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

Winter ecology of the smew (Mergus albellus) in the Sea of Azov

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