Foraging ecology of shorebirds at Buntal and Sambir, Sarawak

Aminah, binti Imat. (2006) Foraging ecology of shorebirds at Buntal and Sambir, Sarawak. [Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A study of foraging ecology of shorebirds was done in Buntal and Sambir beach. This study was carried out by doing observation of shorebirds and collecting the mudflat samples from three different distance of water edge. The mudflat samples were divided into three layers of depth that are less than 5 cm, 5-10 cm and 10-15 cm. A total of 1137 bird observation frequency from 27 species representing four families had been observed and recorded from both study sites. In total, four taxic classes of benthic organisms viz polychaetes, malacostraca, bivalves and gastropods were recorded from both mudflat ecosystem. The statistical analysis indicates that there is no correlation between number of birds and food availability at Sambir while at Buntal the correlation is significant.

Item Type: Project Report
Additional Information: Project report (BSc. ) - Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2006.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Foraging ecology, shorebirds, mudflat, benthic organisms,unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2017 07:52
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2017 03:18
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/17340

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