Reference : Martin pêcheur d'Europe, Alcedo atthis
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Martin pêcheur d'Europe, Alcedo atthis
[en] European kingfisher
Dehem, Christophe [ > > ]
Hallet, Catherine mailto [ > > ]
Libois, Roland mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de Biologie, Ecologie et Evolution > Zoogéographie >]
Atlas des oiseaux nicheurs de Wallonie 2001/ 2007
Jacob, Jean Paul
Dehem, Christophe
Burnel, André
Dambiermont, Jean Louis
Fasol, Marc
Kinet, Thierry
van der Elst, Denis
Paquet, Jean Yves
Aves et Region wallonne
Série "Faune, Flore, Habitats", n°5
978 2 8056 0027 2
[en] Kingfisher ; atlas ; Belgium
[en] The kingfisher is widespread in Wallonia but is missing locally in middle Belgium and in higher Ardenne. The field prospection for the atlas took place in a favorable climatic context; the current population, estimated at 450 650 pairs, reflects probably the saturation of the habitat. The highest densities are found along large rivers, with important fishing ressources and numerous nesting sites (Lesse, Ourthe, Semois, Viroin). The limiting fator seems to be the lack of nesting sites.

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