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Table 4 Threats to the threatened waterbirds (38 species totally) in China

From: Population trends, threats, and conservation recommendations for waterbirds in China

Threats Number of threatened species Percentage (%)
Habitat loss 32 84.2
Human disturbance 28 73.7
Hunting 27 71.1
Pollution 22 57.9
Biological invasion 9 23.7
Disease 7 18.4
Natural disaster 6 15.8
Climate change 5 13.2
Genetic diversity loss 4 10.5
Unknown 3 7.9