Ivory gull survey in East Greenland, 2019
Fieldwork / Study
Geolocation is 81.622934425251, -16.978226167285
This survey is planned to cover the two main breeding areas for ivory gull in East Greenland: The region south of Scoresby Sound and the region bordering the Northeast Wate. It is part of pan-Arctic survey of the entire population of ivory gulls. The observation platform will be a Twin Otter from Nordlandair. The airports of Kulusuk, Constable Pynt and Station Nord will used as bases for the survey flights.
- Gilg, O., Boertmann, D., Merkel, F., Aebischer, A. & Sabard, B. 2009: Status of the endangered ivory gull, Pagophila eburnea, in Greenland. – Polar Biology 32: 1275-1286.
- Boertmann, D. & Nielsen, R.D. 2010. Geese, seabirds and mammals in North and Northeast Greenland. Aerial surveys in summer 2009. – NERI Technical Report no. 773. National Environmental Research Institute, Aarhus University. 65 pp.
- Boertmann; D, Olsen, K. & O. Gilg 2010. Ivory gulls breeding on ice. – Polar Record, 46: 86-88.