Scoter, Melanitta spp., Migrations Interrupted by Confederation Bridge: An Update
Keywords:Scoters, Melanitta spp., migrations, Northumberland Strait, bridge, New Brunswick
AbstractContinued monitoring over 10 years of scoter migrations through Northumberland Strait confirmed that these birds continue to perceive the Confederation Bridge (completed in 1997) as an obstacle. Such problems – and alternatives not causing them – need serious consideration when “strait crossings” are contemplated elsewhere.
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