Status of Birds Using a Rice Paddy in South Korea

  title={Status of Birds Using a Rice Paddy in South Korea},
  author={Miran Kim and Hyung-Kyu Nam and Myung-Hyun Kim and Kwang-jin Cho and Kee Kyung Kang and Young-Eun Na},
  journal={Korean Journal of Environmental Agriculture},
  • Miran Kim, H. Nam, Y. Na
  • Published 30 June 2013
  • Environmental Science
  • Korean Journal of Environmental Agriculture
BACKGROUND: Rice paddies not only produce food but also provides wildlife habitats. Although more than half agricultural land of South Korea is rice paddy, a few studies have been conducted in rice paddy ecosystem. We investigated a status of bird using a rice paddy in South Korea using published data. METHODS AND RESULTS: Birds using a rice paddy have been defined as birds which breed, rest or forage on rice paddy, bank, reservoirs or irrigation ditches. According to the publication from 1980s… 

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