Wintering Population of the Common Cormorant Phalacrocorax Carbo Sinensis in Tuscany, Italy

  • Nicola Baccetti
Conference paper
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Common Cormorants of the Continental race Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis have recently increased their breeding populations, since some European countries have stopped control measures against them (Hansen, 1984; Hald-Mortensen, 1985; Rooth, 1985). This fact, not completely analyzed in the 1970’s (Cramp & Simmons, 1977) is now also affecting numbers observed on wintering grounds (Hansen, 1984; Suter, 1985).


Main Site Winter Population 14JAN 9FEB Regular Feeding Past Situation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola Baccetti
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  1. 1.Istituto di ZoologiaSienaItaly

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