Management of shorebirds and other waterbirds
Many waterbirds around the world, in particular shorebirds, are under threat. Loss of habitat is the primary cause, but hunting, pollution and disturbance also impact on waterbirds. In Australia, the numbers of many species are declining.
Wetland managers need a holistic integrated approach to the conservation and management of waterbirds and their habitats.
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Last updated: 3 July 2015
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Management of shorebirds and other waterbirds, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 May 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/management/bird-management/