Poyang Lake


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Poyang Lake

(ˈpɔːˈjæŋ) or

P'o-yang

n
(Placename) a lake in E China, in N Jiangxi province, connected by canal with the Yangtze River: the second largest lake in China. Area (at its greatest): 2780 sq km (1073 sq miles)
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Poyang Lake is the largest freshwater lake in China and the largest overwintering ground for migratory birds in Asia, with about 350,000 migratory birds belonging to 105 species in every winter (Hu et al., 2014).
Description : The project is to afforest 14,100 ha of Cunninghamia Lanceolata, 5,800 ha of conifer and 400 ha of fructus gardeniae in yhe Poyang Lake basin of Jianxi province.
Poyang Lake, the largest freshwater lake in China, is located in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River and directly exchanges water and interacts with the Yangtze River [1].
The Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis) is a critically endangered sub-species of the narrow-ridged finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis) that exclusively occurs at Yangtze River and adjacent Poyang Lake and Dongting Lake (Gao and Zhou, 1995; Jefferson and Wang, 2008).
Diving behavior of scaly -sided merganser, Mergus squamatus in Poyang Lake watershed, China.
Preliminary study on time budget and foraging strategy of wintering Oriental white stork at Poyang Lake, Jiangxi Province, China.
The sex ratios of four dabbling duck species were investigated by point count method during the wintering period between October and the following April from 2012 to 2014 at 45 survey sites of Poyang Lake. From October 2013 to April 2014, the age structure of the Tundra Swan was surveyed by point count method at 45 survey sites of Poyang Lake.
The ecological risks of avian influenza virus spread via migratory birds: A case study at Poyang Lake, China.
Habitat selection of wintering Chinese merganser Mergus squamatus was studied using field surveys that documented merganser occurrence in the Poyang Lake Watershed in eastern China, and GIS analysis.
The time budgets behavior rhythms foraging habitats and food preferences of oriental white stork Ciconia boyciana were studied from December 2013 to March 2014 with instantaneous scan sampling and focus animal sampling methods at Poyang Lake Jiangxi province China.
This study can be informative and useful in the surveillance of avian influenza epidemics at breeding stopover and wintering sites other than Poyang Lake along the East Asian-Australian Flyway.
Abstract.- Bird abundance, distribution, and diversity in five regions of Poyang Lake, Jiangxi Province were investigated from Ctober 2012 to April 2013.