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Conservation of White-headed duck (Oxyura leucocephala) in Russian Federation

Project ID:  

L0444610

Year:  

2010

Taxa:  

Bird

Country:  

Russia

Previous Project:  

160108F

Team Leader:  

Murzakhanov Evgeniy

Award Category:  

Conservation Leadership

Summary:  

Numbers of White-headed duck in Russia have drastically reduced during the last 40 years. This project will help reduce the degradation of 46 key sites of White-headed duck in Russia by i) creating a National Action plan, ii) preparing documents to define the status of a nature reserves, iii) estimating the number of White-headed duck in key sites, and iv) raising the awareness of local communities. The results and the project experience will be available in a form of a report on White-headed duck in Russia, as well as articles in an international journal. The project results will be essential for the White-headed duck conservation and ecosystems, and the protection of its habitats.
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