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Volume 13, Number 3—March 2007

Perspective

Bird Migration Routes and Risk for Pathogen Dispersion into Western Mediterranean Wetlands

Elsa Jourdain*†Comments to Author , Michel Gauthier-Clerc*, Dominique Bicout†, and Philippe Sabatier†
Author affiliations: *Station Biologique de la Tour du Valat, Arles, France; †Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Lyon – Institut National de Recherche Agronomique, Marcy l'Etoile, France

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Monthly abundance in the Camargue of birds coming from Siberia/Scandinavia, continental Europe, and sub-Saharan Africa for A) all species, B) species of the Anatidae family and C) waders, respectively. Peaks in bird abundance are expected to be associated with a higher probability of dispersing birdborne pathogens into the Camargue.

Figure 3. Monthly abundance in the Camargue of birds coming from Siberia/Scandinavia, continental Europe, and sub-Saharan Africa for A) all species, B) species of the Anatidae family and C) waders, respectively. Peaks in bird abundance are expected to be associated with a higher probability of dispersing birdborne pathogens into the Camargue.

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