Biodiversity Science ›› 1999, Vol. 07 ›› Issue (2): 123-126.doi: 10.17520/biods.1999018
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HU Hui-Juan1), CHEN Jian-Rong1), SUN Lei1), WU Guang-Qi1), LU Chang-Yi2), SONG Xiao-Jun2)
This paper deals with the population dynamics and nesting of Nycticorax nycticorax , Egretta
garzetta and Ardeola bacchus in the Egret Naturel Reserve on Xiamen Dayu Island. The number of three egret species vary greatly with the season. May , June and July is the peak seasons. When the total birds reach
about 5000 in each month. Especially , 5610 birds are sighted in May ,and three species account for 50. 8 % ,
32. 0 % and 17. 2 % , respectively. In April , most egrets begin to nest on the branchs of Acacia confusa , and
nests come to 6000 during middle May and the beginning of J une. The results show that the three species of egret are all resident and breeding birds of the Island.
HU Hui-Juan, CHEN Jian-Rong, SUN Lei, WU Guang-Qi, LU Chang-Yi, SONG Xiao-Jun, . Population dynamics and nesting of three species of egret on Xiamen Dayu Island. (1999) Biodiv Sci, 07(2), 123-126.
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