Numbers and distribution of waterbirds and wetlands in the Asia-Pacific region: Results of the Asian Waterbird Census: 2002-2004

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The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) was initiated in 1987 and runs in parallel with other waterbird census carried out in Africa, Europe, Central and West Asia and Latin America under the umbrella of the International Waterbird Census (IWC), which is organised by Wetlands International. The IWC is the largest and longest running faunal monitoring programme in the world.

The data given in this publication represent the results of the AWC from 2002 to 2004.

Numbers and distribution of waterbirds and wetlands in the Asia-Pacific region: Results of the Asian Waterbird Census: 2002-2004

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