Ibis & Other Waterbirds


Ibis & Other Waterbirds

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Nest Protection in the Northern Plains

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Nest Protection in the Northern Plains
(January 01, 2010) The "Bird Nest Protection Project" encourages local people in the Northern Plains landscape to locate, report and monitor nest sites, and therefore reduces the exploitation of eggs and chicks by these communities. The project also increases the breeding success of threatened water birds.This highly effective project provides benefits to local communities to conserve threatened birds. Under the project, local people are offered a reward for reporting nests, and are paid to monitor and protect the...

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Important Sites for Waterbirds

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Important Sites for Waterbirds
(January 01, 2010) Recent data analysis has confirmed that Prek Toal is the most important breeding site for waterbirds in and around the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve (TSBR), while also highlighting several additional sites that are important for waterbirds. It also suggests that Prek Toal is not only a breeding site, but that significant numbers of Spot-billed Pelican, Oriental Darter and Lesser Adjutant stay in the area the whole year round.The data suggest that Boeung Tonle Chhmar is an important feeding site in...

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