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The 1989 German-Soviet Expedition to Taimyr proved with marked Brent Geese the connection between Northern Siberia and the Wadden Sea

The 1989 German-Soviet Expedition to Taimyr proved with marked Brent Geese the connection between Northern Siberia and the Wadden Sea

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Uploaded 09 Mar 2013 by Peter Prokosch
This marked color-ringed brent goose caught in summer 1989 during the first German-Soviet expedition to Taimyr in the Taimyr river delta was one of the first proofs of the connection between northernmost Siberia and the Wadden Sea. The Dark-bellied Brent Geese breeds during the short Arctic summer on the northernmost coast and offshore islands of the Taimyr peninsular. It winters along the coasts of South-East England, Northwest France and the Dutch-German-Danish Wadden Sea and is highly dep ...
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