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Incubation Behaviour of Common Eiders Somateria Mollissima in the Central Baltic: Nest Attendance and Loss in Body Mass

Published Online: 02 May 2019
Volume & Issue: Volume 39 (2018) - Issue 178-179 (December 2018)
Page range: 91 - 100
Received: 07 Dec 2018
Accepted: 05 Mar 2019
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