[Egretta garzetta as a bioindicator of environmental pollution in Tai Lake region].

@article{Ruan2003EgrettaGA,
  title={[Egretta garzetta as a bioindicator of environmental pollution in Tai Lake region].},
  author={Luzhang Ruan and Yingmei Zhang and Dongqin Zhao and Yuanhua Dong and Fasola Mauro},
  journal={Ying yong sheng tai xue bao = The journal of applied ecology},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          263-8
        }
}
There were four species of Ardeidae in Tai Lake. The dominant vegetations in the habitat were Pinus massoniana, Cinnamomum hupehanum, Quercus acutissema, Ulmus prmila and Myrica rubra, which were suitable for Egretta garzetta to make nests. The area of the habitat was about 7 hm2, where there were totally 4200 Egretta garzetta nests with the density of 0.38 nest per tree in average. Studies on Egretta garzetta breeding ecology showed that the incubating time was 19-21 days, the average egg… CONTINUE READING