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Issue:ISSN 1000-7083
          CN 51-1193/Q
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Waterbirds Resources in Yellow River Wetland National Nature Reserve in Mengjin, Henan
Author of the article:MA Chao-hong1, MA Shu-zhao2, WEI Xiao-yan1, WANG Wen-lin3*
Author's Workplace:(1. The Menjin Management Bureau of Yellow River Wetland National Nature Neserve of Henan Province, Menjin, Henan Province 471100, China; 2. Forestry Bureau of Menjin County, Henan Province; 3. Department of Demography and Life Sciences, Henan Institute of Education)
Key Words: waterbird; avifauna; nature reserve; Yellow River; wetland; Mengjin County
Abstract:An investigation on the waterbirds resources was carried out in Yellow River Wetland National Nature Reserve of Mengjin reach in Henan Province from 1995 to 2008. 98 species of waterbirds were recorded, which belonged to 18 families and 8 orders. Of which, 2 species were national first-grade protected wildlife in China, and 12 species were second-grade. Among the total, 41 species were winter migrants, 32 species were summer migrants, 16 species were passage migrants and 9 species were residents. As fauna distribution, 63 species belonged to Palearctic accounting for 64.3%, 5 species to Oriental realm for 5.1%, and 30 species to widespread for 30.6%. Avifauna in the region presented mixed distribution feature of the north and south birds, dominated by the Palearctic realm.
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