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The birds affected include ducks - including wigeon and pintail - and wading birds, such as godwits, dunlin and knot.
Over 80 species of waterbirds have been recorded in Llanos wetlands, of which the major groups are wading birds, sandpipers and plovers, waterfowl, and rails (Hilty 2003).
Each year hundreds of thousands of migratory wading birds have found refuge in the internationally protected wetlands of the Lower Lakes and Coorong, at the mouth of the drought-stricken River Murray in South Australia.
Tucker had served as president of the board, and he had a fondness for these long-legged wading birds.
They are wading birds most commonly found in wetlands and on rivers - but this heron clearly fancied a taste of city life.
Mr Waters added: "We will be fencing off large areas and putting in rare-species cattle to graze them and ensure it does not revert to woodland, so providing the best habitat for wading birds.
Today, crocodiles, sea turtles, wading birds, and many other animals in the Everglades are endangered.
The nutrient-rich soil that winds up on the banks in the making of gator holes grows a variety of native plants, and locals from turtles to fish to wading birds come to the gator hole to find nourishment.
Robot hands snap parts together at lightning speed, like wading birds snapping up minnows in a marsh.
Today the refuge provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shore-birds and song birds, and is best-known among wildlife enthusiasts as a major breeding area for the endangered piping plover.
Because of the recent rain after several dry years, Langton expects to see more wading birds, more ducks and high numbers of Canada geese.
Thus, the park is home to many wading birds, including herons, egrets, and wood storks.
Populations of wading birds have dropped by more than 90% since the turn of the century.
Showcasing rainforest surroundings in a theme-park style, facilities include boat trips to spot wading birds and turtles along the jungle-fringed Chagres River, and aerial tram rides through the forest canopy.