Colour-ring wear and loss effects in citizen science mark-resighting studies

Andrew M. Allen (Corresponding author), Bruno J. Ens, Martijn van de Pol, Henk van der Jeugd, Magali Frauendorf, Henk-Jan van der Kolk, Kees Oosterbeek, Jeroen Nienhuis, Eelke Jongejans

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Abstract

Ring wear and loss may have important consequences for mark-recapture studies that aim to estimate survival trends. Our study quantifies the rates of wear and loss from a long-running colour-ringing project of the Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) in the Netherlands.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11
Number of pages1
JournalAvian Research
Volume10
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Apr 2019

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