Thailand Wetlands

The coastal wetlands in Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park face many pressures, including conversion to aquaculture and plantations.This region includes the wetlands on the floodplains of the Chao Phraya river and its tributaries, and on the Gulf of Thailand coast. It once supported populations of large waterbirds such as Spot-billed Pelican, Giant Ibis, and Saurus Crane, but these now occur as vagrants only, not at all, mainly because their habitat has been lost.

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Document type Books and book chapters
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • Protected areas
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Thailand
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Author (individual) Rory McCann
Author (corporate) Birdlife
Publisher Birdlife
Publication date 2003
Pagination 4
Keywords habitat loss,reserve management,birds
Date uploaded February 12, 2018, 18:30 (UTC)
Date modified March 13, 2018, 09:49 (UTC)