The discovery of Barr Al Hikman as a wader-hub in the global flyway network
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1 April 19
NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research & Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Perspective articles are opinion pieces written at the invitation of the Editors discussing a theme in wader/shorebird biology, ecology or conservation. Opinions expressed in these articles are not necessarily those of the Editors or of the International Wader Study Group.
In this Perspective Roeland Bom relates how he ended up studying waders in Oman for over 10 years, and what the expedition to Barr Al Hikman accomplished.
See also: de Fouw, J., R.A. Bom, W. Hagemeijer, A. Thorpe & R.H.G. Klaassen. Photography Jan van de Kam. 2018. Barr Al Hikman, shorebird paradise in Oman. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands.