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wa·ter·bird

also water bird  (wô′tər-bûrd′, wŏt′ər-)
n.
A swimming or wading bird.
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waterbird

(ˈwɔːtəˌbɜːd)
n
(Animals) any aquatic bird, including the wading and swimming birds
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waterbird - freshwater aquatic birdwaterbird - freshwater aquatic bird    
aquatic bird - wading and swimming and diving birds of either fresh or salt water
anseriform bird - chiefly web-footed swimming birds
screamer - gooselike aquatic bird of South America having a harsh trumpeting call
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The theme of the meeting -- 'Strategy for Monitoring Coastal Waterbird Populations and their Habitats on the Arabian Peninsula' -- aims to contribute to the conservation of coastal waterbird populations and habitats in the Arabian Peninsula by bridging knowledge gaps related to the status of critical coastal wetlands in the region and providing population and trend estimates.
At the Asian Waterbird Census in Manila Bay, the country's largest coastal wetland, in January, Wetlands International Philippines recorded a decline in waterbirds by as much as 14,000, compared to 2018.
World Wetlands Day always comes soon after BirdLife Cyprus' mid-winter waterbird count, which is part of the International Waterbird Census.
They believe the country's efforts provided the much-needed boost in the regional and global effort to protect and conserve migratory birds as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) shares the results of the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) 2018.
(2010) reported that waterbird foraged on benthic, surface-dwelling invertebrates and aquatic vertebrates that mostly occur in shallow waters.
Data for phenologies and seasonal distributions of eagles and waterbirds in the Strait of Georgia, including Boundary Bay, were drawn from Bird Studies Canada, British Columbia Coastal Waterbird Survey database, 1999-2007 (http://www.birdscanada.org/ volunteer/bccws).
As a result, the concept of adaptive management (AM) has been introduced to European waterfowl management, implemented through the application of flyway-level management of some European geese within the African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (hereafter AEWA) European Goose Management Platform (hereafter EGMP) (AEWA 2016).
Measuring habitat status and understanding habitat dynamics have become important for waterbird conservation (Liu et al.
Unidentified waterbird carcasses probably also mostly represented these species.
There were two drops in waterbird abundance for which we have no explanation.
Wetlands within the migratory and wintering ranges of waterbird species are critical to conserve and sustain their populations.
The founding partners of WMBD include United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (AEWA), African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) and Wetlands International.