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Aves, 19/1 | 1982 | 47-57

  Mineral Oil Pollution on Dutch-Belgian Maas River : Impact on Bird Resort and Population.

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On December 8th, 1981, an accident happened to an oil barge crossing the belgian industrial city of Liège, causing an important pollution of the Dutch-Belgian river. Up to now and provisionally following evaluation has been made of the damage on the wintering avifauna : though scarcely 100 tons of fuel gushed in the water, a good 3,000 birds were severely hit on the 50 kilometers downstream.