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Demography of a stable population of Crab Plovers wintering in Oman

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The monotypic Crab Plover Dromas ardeola winters around the shores of the Indian Ocean and breeds in colonies on islands around the Arabian Peninsula. The IUCN lists the world population of Crab Plovers as stable, but long-term survey data or demographic estimates regarding the species status are lacking. Here, we use survey and demographic data collected from 2011 to 2015 to study the status of the population of Crab Plover at their most important wintering area: the Barr Al Hikman Peninsula...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1007/s10336-018-1529-0

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van Gils, JA More by this author
Oosterbeek, K More by this author
Deuzeman, S More by this author
de Fouw, J More by this author
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Shell Development Oman More from this funder
Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Muscat More from this funder
Royal Society More from this funder
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Ornithology Journal website
Volume:
159
Issue:
2
Pages:
517–525
Publication date:
2018-01-13
Acceptance date:
2018-01-03
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EISSN:
0021-8375
ISSN:
1439-0361
Pubs id:
pubs:819870
URN:
uri:d433052b-0d4e-4dda-a54b-959c57c48aa7
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uuid:d433052b-0d4e-4dda-a54b-959c57c48aa7
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pubs:819870

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