oa Madoqua - Wetland birds and conservation in Namibia: an overview
|Article Title||Wetland birds and conservation in Namibia: an overview|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 Ministry of WildIife, Conservation & Tourism, Windhoek, Namibia|
|Publication Date||Jan 1991|
|Pages||245 - 248|
|Keyword(s)||Artificial flooding, Development works, Endemnicity, Habitat degradation, Hunting, Man-made wetlands, Moult, Nests, Slaty egret, Toxic chemicals and Wetland birds as pests|
Of Namibia's 620 bird species, 27% are wholly dependent upon wetlands and a further 11% on riverine vegetation. A high proportion of these species are potentially endangered within Namibia.
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