An approach to assess the potential impacts of human disturbance on wintering tropical shorebirds

@inproceedings{Yasu2008AnAT,
  title={An approach to assess the potential impacts of human disturbance on wintering tropical shorebirds},
  author={Ma{\"i} Yasu{\'e} and Philip N. Dearden and Abm Moore},
  year={2008}
}
Numerous studies have documented behavioural changes in wildlife because of human disturbance. Disturbance may threaten waders if there are no alternative habitats or foraging times. Here we compared human and dog densities, natural and anthropogenic disturbance rates, prey availability and wader foraging rates at five sites in and around Khao Sam Roi Yod National Park, Thailand, with different shorebird densities, to assess whether disturbance forced wintering waders to under-use high quality… CONTINUE READING

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