Tag: Melanitta nigra

Distribution and behaviour of Common Scoter Melanitta nigra relative to prey resources and environmental parameters

Common Scoter (Melanitta nigra) Science Article 1 abstract Offshore wind farms are proposed around the coast of the UK and elsewhere in Europe. These sites tend to be located in shallow coastal waters that often coincide with areas used by over-wintering Common Scoter Melanitta nigra. A large-scale study was undertaken to ascertain the relationship of […]