The Black-faced Spoonbill: Asia’s beloved wading bird fights for space

This charismatic wading bird saw its numbers soar from just 288 individuals in the 1980’s, to over 3,000 in 2015, but coastal developers will need to find a way to share intertidal areas with these birds if they are to survive.

Mongabay

Last updated on 03 November 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
China
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Japan
Philippines
Republic of Korea
Thailand
Viet Nam
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Platalea minor
Species group: 
Birds