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Aves, 21/4 | 1984 | 227-236

  First case of Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) breeding in Walloon country.
Hubaut, D.

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In June-July 1984 a pair of Avocets nested in the decantation tanks of the Warcoing-Pecq (Western Hainaut) sugar-works. It was the first case of this species breeding in the Walloon country. The pair successfully reared a brood of four youngs. Description of the site and evolution of the nidification are given. The phenomenon is set in its regional context. Finally, the status of the Avocet in the Walloon country and in Brabant is the object of a short synthesis.

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