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16 July 2008 10:30
We are measuring predation pressure of arctic foxes by monitoring the fate of arctic tern nests.
Every day Janwillem makes a walk through the village and checks if all nests are still existing.
The fierce attackes by the terns make this a special experience. In this video, he shares the experience with you.
As fieldsassistent I have many tasks. One is checking tern nests. These birds are defending their nests. I have to count the eggs. let us see how I manage. We need a hat, an extra hat, binoculars, sunglasses and a long stick. This is the first nest. Two eggs, 13 nests to go. Nest 10 is my favourite nest. It is empty. Nest 6....
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