Key conservation issues for migratory land-and waterbird species on the world ’ s major flyways

@inproceedings{Kirby2008KeyCI,
  title={Key conservation issues for migratory land-and waterbird species on the world ’ s major flyways},
  author={Jeffrey Kirby and Alison J. Stattersfield and Stuart H. M. Butchart and Michael Evans and Richard Grimmett and Victoria R Jones and John and O’Sullivan and G M Tucker and Ian Paterson Newton},
  year={2008}
}
An estimated 19% of the world’s 9,856 extant bird species are migratory, including some 1,600 species of landand waterbirds. In 2008, 11% of migratory landand waterbirds were classed by BirdLife International as threatened or near-threatened on the IUCN Red List. Red List indices show that these migrants have become more threatened since 1988, with 33 species deteriorating and just six improving in status. There is also increasing evidence of regional declines. Population trend data show that… CONTINUE READING
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