The Impact of Grazing on the Plants and Animals of the Camargue

  • Patrick Duncan
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 87)


Wetlands have traditionally provided people with food from fisheries and wildfowling. In the fenlands of eastern England in 1724, the numbers of wildfowl were “incredible, and the accounts the country people give of the numbers they sometimes take, are such that one scarce dares report it!” (Darby 1983, page 141). These wetlands are now farmland.


Wild Boar Heavy Grazing Emergent Plant Marsh Site Grey Heron 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Duncan
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  1. 1.Centre National de la Recherche ScientifiqueCentre d’Etudes Biologiques de ChizeVilliers-en-BoisFrance

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