24 Jun '11, 2pm

Audouin’s Gull breeding population in Greece rapidly declined in the last ten years: The breeding populations o...

Audouin’s Gull breeding population in Greece rapidly declined in the last ten years: The breeding populations o...

“In scope of the problems and recent population decline the Audouin’s Gull is facing in Greece, immediate actions need to be taken to stop the population decline and to increase the quality of its breeding and foraging habitats. The current LIFE Nature Project “Concrete conservation actions for the Mediterranean Shag and Audouin’s Gull in Greece, including the inventory of relevant marine IBAs ” addresses the major threats, either by taking direct measures to improve breeding sites by rat eradication and gull population control operations or by providing a scientific basis for future mitigation and conservation measures through delineation of marine IBAs and assessment of seabird bycatch in fishing gear” says Jakob Fric, HOS Project Coordinator.

Full article: http://www.birdlife.org/community/2011/06/audouin%e2%80%9...

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