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The seabird wreck in the Bay of Biscay and South-Western Approaches in 2014: A review of reported mortality

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Between December 2013 and February 2014, a series of storm events occurred in areas of the North Atlantic frequented by migratory seabirds. Prolonged exposure to sustained storm conditions was followed by an unprecedented level of seabird mortality, apparently due to starvation, exhaustion and drowning. A total of 54,982 wrecked birds was recorded along European coastlines of the North-East Atlantic over the winter; 94% of which were dead. The majority of birds found were recorded on the Fren...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Publisher:
Seabird Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Seabird Journal website
Volume:
29
Pages:
22-38
Publication date:
2016
Acceptance date:
2016-08-10
ISSN:
1757-5842
Pubs id:
pubs:657053
URN:
uri:5c46d4b3-8150-4bfe-9205-ffa5e5afd7a5
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uuid:5c46d4b3-8150-4bfe-9205-ffa5e5afd7a5
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pubs:657053

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