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Wednesday 25 August 2021
WATLAS fieldwork 2021 | Dagboek op Griend
Evy Gobbens verbleef met Dr. Allert Bijleveld, Dr. Christine Beardsworth, Anne Dekinga en Job ten Horn een week op Griend om onderzoek te doen naar wadvogels. Lees in deze blogserie het dagboek dat Evy bijhield over het wonen en werken op een…
Friday 02 October 2020
WATLAS fieldwork 2020 | Tracking Shorebirds in the Wadden Sea
The Wadden Sea is an important and unique site for many shorebirds. By tracking shorebirds, we study how shorebirds move with the tide, on which intertidal mudflats they feed, and how long they stay in the Wadden Sea on their migratory journeys. This…
Monday 09 December 2019
WATLAS | What do Red knots eat in the Wadden Sea?
The fieldwork of summer 2019 is over and we are back to our warm offices with lots of data ready to process. In total, 256 red knots were colour ringed and tagged this season. Thanks to WATLAS, we knew where the tagged birds were, but we didn’t know…
Thursday 15 August 2019
WATLAS | Where do Red Knots go in the Wadden Sea?
Blog 1: Now it is August and along with the other migratory shorebirds Red knots arrived in the Wadden Sea after breeding in the Arctic. The Wadden Sea is an important area for Red knots to mold their feathers and feed on bivalves, like mussels and…