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  • Biological diversity

Definition(s)

1) Aquatic birds which constitute the order Anseriformes, including the swans, ducks, geese, and screamers. (Source: GEMET/MGH); 2) in the context of the RAMSAR Convention birds that are ecologically dependent on wetlands. (Art. 1.2 of the RAMSAR Convention)