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Your Position :Home->Past Journals Catalog->2021 Vol.40 No.5

Bird Diversity and Its Responses to Wind Turbines at the Lianzhou Wind Power Plant, Guangdong
Author of the article:CAI Guowei1,2, YUAN Qianmin1, LIANG Jianchao1, WEI Long3, CAI Jian3*, DING Zhifeng1*
Author's Workplace:1. Guangdong Key Laboratory of Animal Conservation and Resource Utilization, Guangdong Public Laboratory of Wild Animal Conservation and Utilization, Institute of Zoology, Guangdong Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510260, China;
2. School of Life Sciences, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou 510006, China;
3. Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Silviculture, Protection and Utilization/Guangdong Academy of Forestry, Guangzhou 510520, China
Key Words:Lianzhou City; wind power plant; bird; diversity
Abstract:Wind power, as green energy sources, is rapidly developing in recent years. However, the potential impact of wind farm on surrounding environment, especially on bird activity has received extensive attention. To estimate the effect of wind turbines on bird diversity, line transect surveys for birds were conducted in January, March, April and May of 2019 in the Lianzhou Wind Power Plant (Guangdong Province). According to the distance from wind turbines, a total of 32 transect lines were separated into 4 gradients:100-300 m (6 transect lines), 300-500 m (13 transect lines), 500-700 m (8 transect lines), and >700 m (5 transect lines). The results showed that:1) a total of 112 bird species were recorded, and Passeriformes and Timaliidae have the highest species richness (78 and 12 species, respectively); 2) bird species richness, richness of family and genera increased with the increasing of distance from the wind turbines, especially when the distance was > 500 m. Additionally, species-genera ratios showed similar pattern. This study suggests that the impact of wind plants on bird diversity occurred within 500 m away from the wind turbines, and such impacts might be attributed to wind turbine noise, direct or indirect habitat changes etc.
2021,40(5): 558-567 收稿日期:2020-11-22
分类号:Q959.7
基金项目:广东省林业科技创新项目(2017KJCX038和2019KJCX010);广东省科学院科技发展专项(2018GDASCX-0107)
作者简介:蔡国威,男,生物技术专业,E-mail:824832193@qq.com
*通信作者:蔡坚,男,高级工程师(教授级),研究方向:森林、湿地生态系统生物多样性保护与监测、生态服务功能效益监测与评价等,E-mail:caijian@sinogaf.cn;丁志锋,男,博士,副研究员,研究方向:鸟类生态学,E-mail:dingzhf@163.com
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