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Government evidence of impact of climate change:
IUCN Red List Assessment, Spatula querquedula
Systems Terrestrial; Freshwater; Marine Threats (see Appendix for additional information) Breeding The most significant threat encountered by this species on its breeding grounds in Europe is habitat deterioration through the drainage and reclamation of wetlands (Kear 2005b); the increasing climatic aridity and subsequent lowering of the water table; and the transformation of wetlands to dammed reservoirs (Scott and Rose 1996).
Has recent climate warming affected the dates of bird arrival to the Il’men Reserve in the Southern Urals Russian Journal of Ecology 39 56 62.