Background and research questions
- Knowledge about Red-throated Diver ecology and movements is limited.
- It is established, however, that this species is highly sensitive to human
disturbances, but poor knowledge hinders conservation and management
- Study objective: fill knowledge gaps about Red-throated Diver origin,
movement patterns, habitat use and overlap with offshore wind farms.
- Aim of this presentation: characterize the mobility and space utilisation of
divers during the annual cycle .