Marbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostris breeding in Tripoli (Libya)


North African Birds

Etayeb, K. S., Bourass, E. M., Bashimam, W., Wattier, R. & Brochet, A.-L. 2014. Marbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostris breeding in Tripoli (Libya). In: Feltrup-Azafzaf, C., Dain, M., Brochet, A.L., Defos du Rau, P., Mondain-Monval, J.Y. & Azafzaf, H. (eds.). Bulletin of the network “Mediterranean Waterbirds”, No. 2. AAO, ONCFS, Tour du Valat. pp: 43-44. PDF

Reproduction de la Sarcelle marbrée Marmaronetta angustirostris à Tripoli (Libye).

Excerpt from the text:

“On 6 June 2012, we visited Mallaha (32° 53′ 58 N latitude and 13° 17′ 15 E longitude), as part of our ordinary field work of bird counts in wetlands in and around Tripoli. We recorded the breeding of Little TernSterna albifrons (26 nests, 3 live and 3 dead nestlings) and Black-winged stiltHimantopus himantopus (18 nests). During that, we suddenly found two dead ducklings (Pic. 1). A sample was sent to France (University of Burgundy) for…

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