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Biodiversidad

Definition(s)

A species or lower taxon of wild animals of which the entire population or any geographically separate part of the population cyclically and predictably cross one or more national jurisdictional boundaries. (CMS, Art. 1). The word 'cyclically' relates to a cycle of any nature, such as astronomical (circadian, annual etc.), life or climatic, and of any frequency; (ii) The word 'predictably' implies that a phenomenon can be anticipated to recur in a given set of circumstances, though not necessarily regularly in time (CMS, Res. 11.33) (Source: CMS)

Jerarquía

Broader: especies
Related terms:
vagrant species
migratory bird
migratory waterbird
migratory fish
migratory animal

In other languages

English
migratory species
French
espèce migratrice
Ruso
мигрирующие виды
Chino, simplificado
迁徙物种
Árabe
أنواع مهاجرة

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with especies migratorias

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with especies migratorias. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convenio de Basilea
Convención sobre la conservación de las especies migratorias
Convenio de Estocolmo
Acuerdo sobre la Conservación de las Aves Acuáticas Migratorias Afro-euroasiáticas
Convención de Ramsar
ASCOBANS
Acuerdo sobre la Conservación de las Poblaciones de Murciélagos de Europa

Multimedia

CMS Global Action for Migratory Animals

Video on the Convention on Migratory Species