Waterbirds in the UK 2005/06
Andy Musgrove, Mark Collier, Alex Banks, Neil Calbrade, Richard Hearn and Graham Austin
Title Page, Acknowledgements, The Wetland Bird Survey, Contacts, National Goose Census, Other National Waterbird Surveys, Erratum to 2004/05 Report, Contents, Summary, Introduction, Waterbirds in the UK
Species accounts: Mute Swan to Cape Shelduck
Species accounts: Ruddy Shelduck to Teal
Species accounts: Green-winged Teal to Long-tailed Duck
Species accounts: Common Scoter to Black-throated Diver
Species accounts: Great Northern Diver to Black-necked Grebe
Species accounts: Cormorant to White Stork
Species accounts: Sacred Ibis to American Coot
Species accounts: Common Crane to Lapwing
Species accounts: Knot to Grey Phalarope
Species accounts: Mediterranean Gull to Kittiwake
Species accounts: Little Tern to Kingfisher
WeBS Low Tide Counts: Aims to Estuary Accounts
WeBS Low Tide Counts: Auchencairn Bay to Cleddau Estuary
WeBS Low Tide Counts: Lindesfarne to Stangford Lough
Acknowledgements to Appendix 2
Page 150-151: Counts shown for Black-headed Gull and Common Gull for Bewl Water during 2005/06 are for Core Counts only. Roost data for this site are now available and maximum numbers during 2005/06 were 55,600 in January 2006 for Black-headed Gull and 90,000 in February 2006 for Common Gull. Five year mean peak values for Bewl Water for the five-years up to 2005/06 are 49,120 for Black-headed Gull and 69,000 for Common Gull.
Page 162: The total numbers of waterbirds presented for the Stour Estuary include data from WeBS Low Tide Counts. As there is a high level of movement of birds around the Stour Estuary during the low tide period it is felt that Low Tide Count totals may lead to a false impression of the total numbers of birds present at the site. Therefore, total numbers for the Stour Estuary excluding Low Tide Count data should have been presented, which in 2005/06 were 37,959.
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