Current and potential threats to Nordic duck populations - a horizon scanning exercise

Anthony D. Fox, Jon Einar Jonsson, Tomas Aarvak, Thomas Bregnballe, Thomas Kjaer Christensen, Kevin Kuhlmann Clausen, Preben Clausen, Lars Dalby, Thomas Eske Holm, Diego Pavon-Jordan, Karsten Laursen, Aleksi Lehikoinen, Svein-Hakon Lorentsen, Anders Pape Moller, Mikael Nordstrom, Markus Ost, Par Soderquist, Ole Roland Therkildsen

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    We review the current and future threats to duck populations that breed, stage, moult and/or winter in the Nordic countries. Migratory duck species are sensitive indicators of their changing environment, and their societal value confirms the need to translate signals from changes in their distribution, status and abundance into a better understanding of changes occurring in their wetland environments. We used expert opinion to highlight 25 major areas of anthropogenic change (and touch briefly on potential mitigation measures through nature restoration and reserve management projects) that we consider key issues likely to influence Nordic duck populations now and in the near future to stimulate debate, discussion and further research. We believe such reviews are essential in contributing to development of successful management policy as well as stimulating specific research to support the maintenance of duck species in favourable future conservation status in the face of multiple population pressures and drivers.

    OriginalspråkEngelska
    Sidor (från-till)193-220
    Antal sidor27
    TidskriftAnnales Zoologici Fennici
    Volym52
    Utgåva4
    StatusPublicerad - 2015

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