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標題: [鳥類保育] 米埔錄得中港新雀鳥品種 A new bird species record at Mai Po [打印本頁]

作者: 小妍    時間: 2015-4-28 09:35     標題: 米埔錄得中港新雀鳥品種 A new bird species record at Mai Po


觀鳥人士在4月19日於米埔自然保護區的潮漲棲息地發現一隻黃胸鷸,是在香港及中國大陸的首個紀錄。黃胸鷸在國際自然保護聯盟紅色名錄(IUCN Redlist)中屬近危物種。

學名﹕Tryngites subruficollis

Details & photo:

On 19 April, for the first time ever in Hong Kong and mainland China, a Buff-breasted Sandpiper – a “near threatened” species on the IUCN Red List – was found at a high-tide waterbird roost at Mai Po Nature Reserve.

Buff-breasted Sandpiper profile
Scientific name: Tryngites subruficollis
Conservation status: Globally “Near threatened”
Physical features: Buff colour on head and breast; darker colour on back and crown; legs are yellow; black bill is relatively short and straight; feathers around its big black eyes are lighter in colour, making it seem as though it has an eye ring
Average Size: 20cm
Habitat: Shallow water wetlands, particularly favours inland short grassy areas
Diet: Insects and worms
Fun fact: They breed on the tundra; the male bird uses a special dance to attract a group of females

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