Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Anseriformes > Family: Anatidae > Genus: Melanitta > Species: Melanitta fusca

Velvet Scoter - Melanitta fusca (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 4 other international agreements
Natura 2000 species code A066

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
DK005X094 Denmark Sejerø Bugt og Nekselø Map
DK005X096 Denmark Farvandet mellem Skælskør Fjord og Glænø Map
DK008X071 Denmark Sydfynske Øhav Map
DK008X073 Denmark Vresen og havet mellem Fyn og Langeland Map
DK008X076 Denmark Æbelø og kysten ved Nærå Map
DK008Z047 Denmark Lillebælt Map
DK00DX031 Denmark Stavns Fjord Map
DK00DX032 Denmark Farvandet nord for Anholt Map
DK00DY036 Denmark Horsens Fjord og Endelave Map
DK00EY012 Denmark Løgstør Bredning, Livø, Feggesund og Skarrehage Map
DK00FX002 Denmark Ålborg Bugt, nordlige del Map
DK00FX345 Denmark Læsø, sydlige del Map
DK00FY015 Denmark Randers og Mariager Fjorde og Ålborg Bugt, sydlige del Map
EE0010171 Estonia Kolga lahe Map
EE0010173 Estonia Lahemaa Map
EE0040001 Estonia Väinamere Map
EE0040201 Estonia Nõva-Osmussaare Map
EE0040346 Estonia Pärnu lahe Map
EE0040351 Estonia Luitemaa Map
EE0040412 Estonia Kahtla-Kübassaare Map
EE0040434 Estonia Kura kurgu Map
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EE0040469 Estonia Siiksaare-Oessaare Map
EE0080172 Estonia Endla Map
ES0000024 Spain Doñana Map
ES0000143 Spain Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel y Ría de Ajo Map
ES0000243 Spain Txingudi Map
ES1300007 Spain Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel Map
ES2120018 Spain Txingudi-Bidasoa Map
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ES0000495 Spain Espacio marino de Punta de Candelaria-Ría de Ortigueira-Estaca de Bares Map
ES0000494 Spain Espacio marino de Cabo Peñas Map
ES0000499 Spain Espacio marino de las Rías Baixas de Galicia Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 30 November 2009, on the conservation of wild birds (EU Birds Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Birds not included in Appendix II) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention) (Migratory species of Anatidae) http://www.cms.int/
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds. Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (AEWA) http://www.migratoryspecies....ent/about-cms-family

http://www.unep-aewa.org/en/legalinstrument/aewa
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention) http://www.helcom.fi/action-areas/species-and-habitats

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Füstös réce Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Grote Zeeëend Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Macreuse brune French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Negrón Especulado Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Orco marino Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pato-fusco Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pilkkasiipi Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Samtente German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sjøorre Norwegian Direktoratet for Naturforvaltning
Svärta Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Uhla Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Velvet Scoter English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:02150 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

Population distribution from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

40 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Albania 0/25 (individuals) 1995-2002 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Austria 3/15 (individuals) 1997-1999 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Belarus 0/49 (individuals) 1991-2000 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Belgium 5/100 (individuals) 1995-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Bulgaria 0/4 (individuals) 1997-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Croatia 50/100 (individuals) 2002 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Czech Republic 0/49 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Denmark 1700/2000 (individuals) 1999-2000 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Estonia 500/900 (pairs) 1998 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Estonia 20000/200000 (individuals) 1998 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Finland 14000/16000 (pairs) 1999-2001 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Finland 20/200 (individuals) 1999-2001 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
France 2000/3440 (individuals) 1998-2002 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Georgia 20/50 (pairs) 1994-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Germany 51000/51000 (individuals) 1987-2003 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Greece 1/8 (individuals) 1995-1999 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Hungary 1/12 (individuals) 1997-2001 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Ireland 6/14 (individuals) 1994-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Italy 100/300 (individuals) 2002 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Latvia 5000/140000 (individuals) 1992-1994 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Lithuania 20000/50000 (individuals) 1992-2002 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Moldova, Republic of 0/1 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Netherlands 350/350 (individuals) 1999-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Norway 500/1500 (pairs) 1990-2003 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Norway 25000/30000 (individuals) 1993-1996 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Poland 10000/19999 (individuals) 1992-1997 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Romania 0/25 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Russian Federation 60000/70000 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Russian Federation 87/132 (individuals) 1997-1999 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Serbia and Montenegro 20/380 (individuals) 1990-2002 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Slovakia 10/50 (individuals) 1990-1999 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Slovenia 0/28 (individuals) 1995-2000 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Spain 7/72 (individuals) 1990-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Sweden 1000/2500 (individuals) 1998-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Sweden 10000/14000 (pairs) 1999-2000 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Switzerland 7/32 (individuals) 1998-2002 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Turkey 400/800 (individuals) 1991-2001 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Turkey 60/90 (pairs) 2001 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Ukraine 0/49 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
United Kingdom 3000/3000 (individuals) 1990-1999 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Source: BirdLife International

Population trends from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

40 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Albania 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing : 80 % Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Austria 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Belarus 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Belgium 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Bulgaria 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating : 80 % Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Croatia 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Czech Republic 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Denmark 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing between 30% to 49% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Estonia 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Estonia 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Finland 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing : 10 % Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Finland 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
France 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing between 30% to 49% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Georgia 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Germany 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Greece 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Hungary 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating : 80 % Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Ireland 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Italy 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Latvia 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing between 50% to 79% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Lithuania 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating between 50% to 79% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Moldova, Republic of 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Netherlands 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Norway 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Norway 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Poland 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Romania 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating : 80 % Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Russian Federation 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 20% to 29% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Russian Federation 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Serbia and Montenegro 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating between 50% to 100% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Slovakia 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Slovenia 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating between 0% to 100% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Spain 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Sweden 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Sweden 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Switzerland 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating between 50% to 79% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Ukraine 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
United Kingdom 1990-2000 Wintering Stable : 0 % Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Source: BirdLife International

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Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

25 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Poland 2014-06-01 2015-05-31 It is not possible to determine the number of individuals Capture (ringing) None
Poland 2014-02-15 2015-12-31 Too many spices to give a proper number Capture Small impact on all populations
Poland 2014-02-15 2015-12-31 Too many spices to give a proper number Stuffing Small impact on all populations
Poland 2014-02-15 2015-12-31 Too many spices to give a proper number Keeping in captivity Small impact on all populations
Zachodniopomorskie 2014-02-15 2015-12-31 Too many spices to give a proper number Capture Small impact on all populations
Zachodniopomorskie 2014-02-15 2015-12-31 Too many spices to give a proper number Stuffing Small impact on all populations
Zachodniopomorskie 2014-02-15 2015-12-31 Too many spices to give a proper number Keeping in captivity Small impact on all populations
Poland 2012-12-31 2014-12-31 All birds in area Stepnica (Stepniczka, Piaski Małe, Kopice, Czarnocin, Żarnowo, Budzień, Jarszewko,); Goleniów (Jedliny, Kąty, Bogusławie, Budzień), , Police, ( Uniemyśl, Niekłończyca, Dębostrów). Deliberate disturbance during the period of breeding Lack of negative impact on population
Poland 2012-12-31 2014-12-31 All birds in area Stepnica (Stepniczka, Piaski Małe, Kopice, Czarnocin, Żarnowo, Budzień, Jarszewko,); Goleniów (Jedliny, Kąty, Bogusławie, Budzień), , Police, ( Uniemyśl, Niekłończyca, Dębostrów). Deliberate disturbance during the period of rearing Lack of negative impact on population
Zachodniopomorskie 2012-12-31 2014-12-31 All birds in area Stepnica (Stepniczka, Piaski Małe, Kopice, Czarnocin, Żarnowo, Budzień, Jarszewko,); Goleniów (Jedliny, Kąty, Bogusławie, Budzień), , Police, ( Uniemyśl, Niekłończyca, Dębostrów). Deliberate disturbance during the period of breeding Lack of negative impact on population
Zachodniopomorskie 2012-12-31 2014-12-31 All birds in area Stepnica (Stepniczka, Piaski Małe, Kopice, Czarnocin, Żarnowo, Budzień, Jarszewko,); Goleniów (Jedliny, Kąty, Bogusławie, Budzień), , Police, ( Uniemyśl, Niekłończyca, Dębostrów). Deliberate disturbance during the period of rearing Lack of negative impact on population
Poland 2012-12-31 2014-12-31 All birds in area Stepnica (Stepniczka, Piaski Małe, Kopice, Czarnocin, Żarnowo, Budzień, Jarszewko,); Goleniów (Jedliny, Kąty, Bogusławie, Budzień), , Police, ( Uniemyśl, Niekłończyca, Dębostrów). Deliberate disturbance during the period of breeding Lack of negative impact on population
Poland 2012-12-31 2014-12-31 All birds in area Stepnica (Stepniczka, Piaski Małe, Kopice, Czarnocin, Żarnowo, Budzień, Jarszewko,); Goleniów (Jedliny, Kąty, Bogusławie, Budzień), , Police, ( Uniemyśl, Niekłończyca, Dębostrów). Deliberate disturbance during the period of rearing Lack of negative impact on population
Zachodniopomorskie 2012-12-31 2014-12-31 All birds in area Stepnica (Stepniczka, Piaski Małe, Kopice, Czarnocin, Żarnowo, Budzień, Jarszewko,); Goleniów (Jedliny, Kąty, Bogusławie, Budzień), , Police, ( Uniemyśl, Niekłończyca, Dębostrów). Deliberate disturbance during the period of breeding Lack of negative impact on population
Zachodniopomorskie 2012-12-31 2014-12-31 All birds in area Stepnica (Stepniczka, Piaski Małe, Kopice, Czarnocin, Żarnowo, Budzień, Jarszewko,); Goleniów (Jedliny, Kąty, Bogusławie, Budzień), , Police, ( Uniemyśl, Niekłończyca, Dębostrów). Deliberate disturbance during the period of rearing Lack of negative impact on population
Poland 2012-11-19 2013-01-31 60 individuals- Aythya marila, 10 individuals- Somateria mollissima , 30 individuals- Clangula hyemalis, 50 individuals - Melanitta fusca, 20 individuals - Bucephala clangula, 5 individuals - Mergellus albellus, 10 individuals - Mergus serrator, 80 individuals - Mergus merganser, 5 individuals -Gacia stellata, 5 individuals- Gavia arctic, 10 individuals - Podiceps cristatus, 10 Podiceps grisegena, 10 individuals - Larus ridibundus, 10 individuals- Alca torda, 10 individuals - Uria aalge, 10 individuals- Cepphus grylle, 5 individuals- Ciconia ciconia, 3 individuals -Haliaeetus albicilla, 3 individuals - Buteo buteo, 3 individuals -Accipter gentilis, 3 individuals -Accipter nisus, 1 individual - Falco peregrinus, 1 individual - Falco subbuteo , 3 individuals Falco tinnunculus, 3 individuals - Bubo bubo, 3 individuals Strix aluco, 3 individuals Asio otus Stuffing Lack of negative impact on population
Zachodniopomorskie 2012-11-19 2013-01-31 60 individuals- Aythya marila, 10 individuals- Somateria mollissima , 30 individuals- Clangula hyemalis, 50 individuals - Melanitta fusca, 20 individuals - Bucephala clangula, 5 individuals - Mergellus albellus, 10 individuals - Mergus serrator, 80 individuals - Mergus merganser, 5 individuals -Gacia stellata, 5 individuals- Gavia arctic, 10 individuals - Podiceps cristatus, 10 Podiceps grisegena, 10 individuals - Larus ridibundus, 10 individuals- Alca torda, 10 individuals - Uria aalge, 10 individuals- Cepphus grylle, 5 individuals- Ciconia ciconia, 3 individuals -Haliaeetus albicilla, 3 individuals - Buteo buteo, 3 individuals -Accipter gentilis, 3 individuals -Accipter nisus, 1 individual - Falco peregrinus, 1 individual - Falco subbuteo , 3 individuals Falco tinnunculus, 3 individuals - Bubo bubo, 3 individuals Strix aluco, 3 individuals Asio otus Stuffing Lack of negative impact on population
Poland 2012-11-19 2013-01-31 60 individuals- Aythya marila, 10 individuals- Somateria mollissima , 30 individuals- Clangula hyemalis, 50 individuals - Melanitta fusca, 20 individuals - Bucephala clangula, 5 individuals - Mergellus albellus, 10 individuals - Mergus serrator, 80 individuals - Mergus merganser, 5 individuals -Gacia stellata, 5 individuals- Gavia arctic, 10 individuals - Podiceps cristatus, 10 Podiceps grisegena, 10 individuals - Larus ridibundus, 10 individuals- Alca torda, 10 individuals - Uria aalge, 10 individuals- Cepphus grylle, 5 individuals- Ciconia ciconia, 3 individuals -Haliaeetus albicilla, 3 individuals - Buteo buteo, 3 individuals -Accipter gentilis, 3 individuals -Accipter nisus, 1 individual - Falco peregrinus, 1 individual - Falco subbuteo , 3 individuals Falco tinnunculus, 3 individuals - Bubo bubo, 3 individuals Strix aluco, 3 individuals Asio otus Stuffing Lack of negative impact on population
Zachodniopomorskie 2012-11-19 2013-01-31 60 individuals- Aythya marila, 10 individuals- Somateria mollissima , 30 individuals- Clangula hyemalis, 50 individuals - Melanitta fusca, 20 individuals - Bucephala clangula, 5 individuals - Mergellus albellus, 10 individuals - Mergus serrator, 80 individuals - Mergus merganser, 5 individuals -Gacia stellata, 5 individuals- Gavia arctic, 10 individuals - Podiceps cristatus, 10 Podiceps grisegena, 10 individuals - Larus ridibundus, 10 individuals- Alca torda, 10 individuals - Uria aalge, 10 individuals- Cepphus grylle, 5 individuals- Ciconia ciconia, 3 individuals -Haliaeetus albicilla, 3 individuals - Buteo buteo, 3 individuals -Accipter gentilis, 3 individuals -Accipter nisus, 1 individual - Falco peregrinus, 1 individual - Falco subbuteo , 3 individuals Falco tinnunculus, 3 individuals - Bubo bubo, 3 individuals Strix aluco, 3 individuals Asio otus Stuffing Lack of negative impact on population
Mazowieckie 2012-02-23 2013-03-30 From 1 to 20 specimens from each species. Keeping dead specimens. None, becouse birds were found dead.
Slaskie 2012-02-23 2013-03-30 From 1 to 20 specimens from each species. Keeping dead specimens. None, becouse birds were found dead.
Lubelskie 2012-02-23 2013-03-30 From 1 to 20 specimens from each species. Keeping dead specimens. None, becouse birds were found dead.
Zachodniopomorskie 2012-02-23 2013-03-30 From 1 to 20 specimens from each species. Keeping dead specimens. None, becouse birds were found dead.
Lubuskie 2012-02-23 2013-03-30 From 1 to 20 specimens from each species. Keeping dead specimens. None, becouse birds were found dead.
Pomorskie 2012-02-23 2013-03-30 From 1 to 20 specimens from each species. Keeping dead specimens. None, becouse birds were found dead.
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