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Managing for ecological requirements

Managers need a holistic integrated approach to the conservation and management of waterbirds and their habitats. They need to take into account feeding, roosting, movement, aggregation and breeding and moulting requirements. Consideration should be given to daily, seasonal and annual cycles and occasional extreme changes (drought; flood) in wetland habitats. Seasonal occurrence of waterbird species and long-term trends should be understood and integrated into management.

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Last updated: 25 February 2015

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Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2015) Managing for ecological requirements, WetlandInfo website, accessed 25 June 2024. Available at:

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WetlandInfo   —   Department of Environment, Science and Innovation