Black-tailed Godwits (Limosa limosa) in southern Iberia, habitat description and finding colour marked birds from 1 – 26 February 2022: Portugal (Sado, Tejo & Algarve), Spain (Doñana & Extremadura)

Jos Hooijmeijer*, Ruth Howison, Luis Barba Escoto, Taylor Craft, Marie Stessens, Kees de Jager, Bob Loos, Siebe Bonthuis, Maarten Hotting, Marycha Franken, Wim Tijsen, Jacob Jan de Vries, Theunis Piersma

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Abstract

In this expedition from 1 to 26 February 2022 we visited the most important areas for Black-tailed Godwits in southern Spain and Portugal during northward migration. Our aim was to resight individual colour marked birds, describe the habitats godwits used and to gain information on threats and opportunities by field observations and meetings with local experts. In this report we present a daily overview of our findings with photos, locations we visited, numbers present and the first conclusions and recommendations.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGroningen
PublisherUniversity of Groningen
Number of pages103
Publication statusPublished - 1-Oct-2022

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