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Investigation on Amphibians and Reptiles in Nanning Wuxu International Airport
Author of the article:ZHANG Yong1,ZHOU Fang1*,WANG Zhi-gao1,LI Xiang-lin1,SUN Ren-jie1,JIANG Ai-wu1,LIANG Qi-lian2,QIU Zu-
Author's Workplace:(1. College of Animal Science and Technology, Guangxi University, Nanning 530005, China; 2. Nanning Wuxu International Airport)
Key Words: Nanning Wuxu International Airport; amphibian; reptile; birds
Abstract:A field survey was conducted in four different habitats of airfield in Nanning Wuxu International Airport. 22 species of amphibians and reptiles were recorded, belonging to 11 families and 3 orders. The species and amount of the amphibians and reptiles were abundant. As one of the food sources for the birds in the airport, these amphibians and reptiles attracted many bird predators. It was great significance to analyze the amphibians and reptiles for a thorough understanding of the food source and activities of the birds in the airport of subtropical areas and north tropics. For prevention of bird strike events in the airport, the investigation and study of the amphibians and reptiles as the food source for the birds should still be made in the future research of bird strike prevention.
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