Mortality of Pygmy Cormorants in Kilia branch of Danube delta in January of 2010. - M.V. Yakovlev, A.I. Korzyukov. - Berkut. 19 (1-2). 2010. - P. 195-197.
Pygmy Cormorant is a vulnerable species included in the Red Book of Ukraine and many other conservation lists. It regularly winters in Danube delta. The number depends on weather conditions. January of 2010 was very cold and snowy. The mass mortality of Pygmy Cormorants was registered near the town of Vilkove. The total number of dead birds is estimated in several tens individuals. [Russian].
Key words: Pygmy Cormorant, Phalacrocorax pygmaeus, wintering, temperature.
Address: M.V. Yakovlev, Danube Biosphere Reserve, Tatarbunarskogo vosstaniya str. 132a, Vilkove, Odesa region, 68355, Ukraine; e-mail: Yakovlev85@mail.ru.