News State of the World’s Waterbirds

State of the World’s Waterbirds: in trouble in Asia, recovering in ‘the West’

Mon, 08/11/2010 - 14:45

The rate of decline of waterbird populations has slightly decreased over the last three decades. However, 47% of the waterbird populations are still declining and only 16% are increasing. The status of waterbirds is improving mainly in North America and Europe, while it is least favourable in Asia. Especially long distance migrants appear to be vulnerable...