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Tafeleend Aythya ferina

Foto: Kees Venneker

Indeling

Anatidae [familie]
Aythya [genus] (8/3)
ferina [soort]

The main breeding areas are located on the lower peat soils in the northwest half of the country. The breeding area has some­what contracted (except for the core areas) compared to the 1970s. Census results suggest an increase up to about 1980, followed by a slight decrease afterwards. However, local trends may be conflicting. Common Pochards apparently did nog benefit from improved water quality and recovery of aquatic vegetations. Stagnation in breeding numbers (1700-2100 bp in 1998-2000, clearly more than the 1000-1300 in 1973-77, but at the same level as in 1979-85) contrasts with the continuing increase of Tufted Duck.

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Auteur(s)

Veldkamp, R.

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