European seaduck projects
From here you can access information about historical and ongoing projects on European seaducks. This project register will be expanded as information is gathered from project coordinators. If you have information regarding seaduck projects and have not received the ESWG questionnaire, please contact us or download and complete this questionnaire, returning to the DSG Secretariat.
Links to information on other online databases can be found under Seaduck resources.
Breeding ecology of Common Scoters in Scotland, 2009-2011
A study aiming to identify habitat features associated with lake selection by breeding Common Scoter in Scotland and measure within-lake habitat selection and time budgets.
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra monitoring in Carmarthen Bay following the Sea Empress oil spill
A survey of Common Scoter in Carmarthen Bay to determine the effect of the Sea Empress oil spill on numbers and distribution and to make a qualitative assessment of data accuracy obtained using ground and aerial methods.
Monitoring seaducks in Belgian Marine waters
Yearly aerial count of the number and the distribution of wintering seaducks in Belgian marine waters for monitoring purpose.
National Common Scoter Survey, Ireland, 2012
Survey of breeding Common Scoter in Ireland in 2012 to determine population size, distribution and breeding success.
Predator Control at Lough Corrib, Ireland
Protection of main area for Common Scoter broods in Ireland through predator control.
Status and distribution of breeding Common Scoters Melanitta nigra nigra in Britain and Ireland in 1995
Survey of the breeding population of Common Scoter in Britain and Ireland in 1995.
Studies of the Common Scoter Melanitta nigra nigra killed during the Sea Empress oil spill
A study to investigate the population structure, body condition, level of oiling, biometrics, moult, diet and cause of death of Common Scoter killed by the Sea Empress oil spill in Carmarthen Bay, south Wales.
The status of breeding Common Scoter Melanitta nigra nigra in Britain and Ireland in 1996: the effect of the Sea Empress oil spill
A survey of the breeding population of Common Scoter in Britain and Ireland in 1996 to assess whether there had been a major decline following the Sea Empress oil spill in Carmarthen Bay, south Wales.