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Sediment type and breeding strategy of the Bank Swallow Ripariariparia in western Sweden

Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) Science Article 2 abstract This paper presents an investigation of the sediment used by the Bank Swallow (Sand Martin) Riparia riparia for the construction of breeding tunnels. Grain-size distribution, bulk density and hydraulic conductivity of breeding-tunnel sediment were investigated at four localities in western Sweden. The investigation shows that the Bank […]

Integrated population monitoring of sandmartin Riparia riparia-an opportunity tomonitor the effects of environmental disastersalong the river Tisza

Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) Science Article 1 abstract From January to March 2000, the entire length of the River Tisza suffered an appallingly seriousenvironmental disaster when the collapse of tailings dams belonging to upriver Romaniangold mines caused severe pollution by cyanide and heavy metals. This pollution was the directcause the death of flora and fauna […]

Necrophilic behaviour, corpses as nuclei of resting flock formation, and road-kills of Sand Martins Riparia riparia.

Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) Science Article 3 abstract Many animal populations are affected by road-kills. In this note I report that corpses of road-killed Sand Martins Riparia riparia attracted conspecifics and thereby increased mortality risk. Close to a lake in northern Greece I observed large numbers of Sand Martins, many of which rested on a […]

Brown-throated Martin (Riparia paludicola)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Hirundinidae | [latin] Riparia paludicola | [UK] Brown-throated Martin | [FR] Hirondelle paludicole | [DE] Braunkehl-Uferschwalbe | [ES] Avion Paludicola | [NL] Vale Oeverzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Riparia paludicola AF Widespread Riparia paludicola cowani Riparia paludicola ducis Riparia paludicola mauritanica Riparia paludicola […]