Perspective: What is the Arctic and who are Arctic waders?
169 – 171
15 January 18
Senior adviser emeritus, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark
The Arctic is the breeding area for many of the waders that populate temperate and tropical wetlands during the non-breeding season. But even in the scientific literature there is much confusion as to what the Arctic actually covers. Hans Meltofte shines his light on it in this issue’s Perspective.