Waterbirds' coastal habitat in danger

  title={Waterbirds' coastal habitat in danger},
  author={Yi Wu and Wenwen Zhang and Fan Yong and Da-qing Zhou and Peng Cui},
  pages={928 - 929}
3 Citations
Systematic assessments of tidal wetlands loss and degradation in Shanghai, China: From the perspectives of area, composition and quality
Abstract Salt marshes and tidal flats are ecosystems providing considerable value to human beings and widely distributed in the world temperate coastal zone. However, they have been seriously damaged
Waterbird habitat loss: fringes of the Yellow and Bohai Seas along the East Asian–Australasian Flyway
  • Houlang Duan, Xiubo Yu, Shaoxia Xia, Guangshuai Zhang
  • Geography
    Land Degradation & Development
  • 2021
Natural wetland along the coasts of Yellow and Bohai seas provided key stopover sites for migratory waterbirds. However, these wetlands are facing land loss. Understanding how natural wetlands loss
Chains as strong as the weakest link: remote assessment of aquatic resource use on spring migration by Bewick’s Swans
Migratory species are threatened worldwide by climate change, overexploitation, and habitat changes. Availability of suitable habitat is important for flying migrants, and in particular for large


  • Chin. Nat.
  • 2019
Habitat modification in relation to coastal reclamation and its impacts on waterbirds along China's coast
Abstract The eastern coast of China provides a network of Important Bird Areas (IBAs) as feeding and breeding habitats, as well as migratory corridors for a large variety of waterbirds. However,
  • Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.
  • 2017
Identifying priority sites and gaps for the conservation of migratory waterbirds in China's coastal wetlands
Many waterbird species, in particularly migratory shorebirds, on the East Asian-Australasian Flyway depend on the intertidal areas of coastal China. In recent years, these habitats have suffered
Rapid population decline in migratory shorebirds relying on Yellow Sea tidal mudflats as stopover sites
Assessment of population trends of shorebird taxa that refuel on Yellow Sea tidal mudflats suggests that changes in stopover habitat can severely limit migratory populations.
Identification of coastal wetlands of international importance for waterbirds: a review of China Coastal Waterbird Surveys 2005–2013
BackgroundChina’s coastal wetlands belong to some of the most threatened ecosystems worldwide. The loss and degradation of these wetlands seriously threaten waterbirds that depend on
  • Ocean Dev. Manag.
  • 2014