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Orientation at the bottleneck

 

Scientific publications

Wouter M. G. Vansteelant, Brecht Verhelst, Judy Shamoun-Baranes, Willem Bouten, E. Emiel van Loon, Keith L. Bildstein. (2014) Effect of wind, thermal convection, and variation in flight strategies on the daily rhythm and flight paths of migrating raptors at Georgia's Black Sea coast. Journal of Field Ornithology 85:1, 40-55.

Verhelst B. Jansen J. & Vansteelant W. 2011. South West Georgia: an important bottleneck for raptor migration during autumn. Ardea 99(2): 137-146

Popular writing

Schirutschke M. 2013: Spektakulärer Greifvogelzug am Schwarzen Meer. Vogelschutz 2 - 13

Jansen J. 2012. Batumi Bottleneck: 2 sided discovery for raptor conservation. Hawk Mountain News fall 2012 (117): 32-35.

Green A.W. 2012. Watching Autumn Hawk Migrations in Batumi, Republic of Georgia. Hawk Migration Studies 37(2): 10-13.

Menzie S. 2012. Birding abroad: Batumi Raptor Count.
BirdGuides.

Gelpke C., Franken F., Willaert B., Stübing S. 2011. Einzigartiger Greifvogelzug zwischen Schwarzem Meer und Kaukasus. Falke Sonderheft 2011: 448-451.

Kirstilä V. 2011. Varrella petovirran. Linnut, Birdlife Suomi-Finland, 46(4):40-44.

Vansteelant W. 2010. Batumi, Adscharien; In Aebischer A. (Hrsg.) 2010. Vogel beobachten in Europa. Haupt Verlag, Bern, Sw.

Vansteelant W., Jansen J. & Verhelst B. 2010. Batumi Raptor Count: Monitoring van geconcentreerde roofvogeltrek aan de Oostelijke  Zwarte Zee. Natuur.oriolus 76(3): 82-93.

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