Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research

Shorebirds | Colour-ringing

The East-Atlantic Flyway connects the Canadian and Russian Arctic, Europe and Africa.  Along this Flyway we study shorebirds in the key coastal areas, which are the Wadden Sea in Europe and the Banc d’Arguin and Archipelago dos Bijagòs in West Africa.  Colour-ring programs started from 1998 and is one of many long-term ecological time series