• Journal Papers

Journal papers (peer-reviewed)

1) Choi C-Y, Peng H-B, He P, Ren X-T, Zhang S, Jackson MV, . . . Ma Z. (2019). Where to draw the line? Using movement data to inform protected area design and conserve mobile species. Biological Conservation, 234, 64-71. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2019.03.025
2) Zhang S-D, Ma Z, Choi C-Y, . . . Piersma T. (2019). Morphological and digestive adjustments buffer performance: How staging shorebirds cope with severe food declines. Ecology and Evolution, 9, 3868-3878. doi:10.1002/ece3.5013
3) Jackson MV, Carrasco LR, Choi C-Y, . . . Fuller RA. (in press). Multiple habitat use by declining migratory birds necessitates joined-up conservation Ecology and Evolution, 9, 2505–2515. doi:10.1002/ece3.4895
4) Tan K, Choi C-Y, Peng H, Melville DS, & Ma Z. (2018). Migration departure strategies of shorebirds at a final pre-breeding stopover site. Avian Research, 9(1), 15. doi:10.1186/s40657-018-0108-7
5) Braczkowski A, Holden MH, O’Bryan C, Choi C-Y, . . . Possingham HP & Biggs D. (2018) Tracking the reach and messages of the world’s largest ivory burn. Conservation Biology.
6) Zhang S-D, Ma Z, Choi C-Y, Peng H-B, . . . Piersma T. (2018). Persistent use of the Yalu Jiang coastal wetland in the northern Yellow Sea by shorebirds despite severe declines in food resources: do they have nowhere else to go? Bird Conservation International.
7) Choi C-Y, Jackson MV, Gallo-Cajiao E, Murray NJ, Clemens RS, & Fuller RA. (2018). Biodiversity and China’s new Great Wall. Diversity and Distributions. 24(2), 137-143.
8) Peng H-B, Anderson GQA, Chang Q, Choi C-Y, . . . Zöckler C. (2017). The intertidal wetlands of southern Jiangsu Province, China – globally important for Spoon-billed Sandpipers and other threatened waterbirds, but facing multiple serious threats. Bird Conservation International, 27(3), 305-322.
9) Choi C-Y, Battley PF, Potter MA, Ma ZJ, Melville DS, & Sukkaewmanee P. (2017). How migratory shorebird species selectively exploit prey at a single-species-dominated staging site. The Auk, 134(1),76-91.
10) Peng H-B, Choi C-Y, Zhang L, Gan X, Liu W-L, Li J, . . . Ma Z-J. (2017). Distribution and major threats to Spoon-billed Sandpipers in China. Chinese Journal of Zoology, 52(1), 158-166.
11) Choi C-Y, Rogers KG, Gan X, Clemens RS, . . . Fuller RA, & Rogers DI. (2016). Phenology of southward migration of shorebirds in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway and inferences about stop-over strategies. Emu, 116(2), 178-189.
12) Szabo JK, Choi C-Y, Clemens RS, & Hansen B. (2016). Conservation without borders – solutions to declines of migratory shorebirds in the East Asian–Australasian Flyway. Emu, 116(2), 215-221.
13) Clemens RS, Rogers DI, Hansen BD,, . . . Choi C-Y, Dhanjal-Adams KL, Murray NJ, Skilleter GA, & Fuller RA. (2016). Continental-scale decreases in shorebird populations in Australia. Emu, 116(2), 119-135.
14) Choi C-Y, Battley PF, Potter MA, Rogers KG, & Ma Z. (2015). The importance of Yalu Jiang coastal wetland in the north Yellow Sea to Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica and Great Knots Calidris tenuirostris during northward migration. Bird Conservation International, 25(1), 53-70.
15) Peng H-B, Hua N, Choi C-Y, . . . Ma Z. (2015). Adjusting migration schedules at stopping sites: time strategy of a long-distance migratory shorebird during northward migration. Journal of Ornithology, 156(1), 191-199.
16) Choi CY, Gan XJ, . . . Ma ZJ. (2014). The Habitat Use and Home Range Analysis of Dunlin (Calidris alpina) in Chongming Dongtan, China and their Conservation Implications. Wetlands, 34, 255-266.
17) Choi C-Y, Battley PF, . . . Liu WL. (2014). Factors affecting the distribution patterns of benthic invertebrates at a major shorebird staging site in the Yellow Sea, China. Wetlands, 34, 1085-1096.
18) Ma ZJ, Gan XJ, Choi CY, & Li B. (2014). Effects of invasive Cordgrass on presence of marsh grassbird in an area where it is not native. Conservation Biology, 28(1), 150-158.
19) Melville DS, & Choi C-Y. (2013). Reactions of Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica to apparent capture by clams. Wader Study Group Bulletin, 120(3), 205-207.
20) Ma Z, Hua N, Peng H, Choi C, . . . Tang C. (2013). Differentiating between stopover and staging sites: functions of the southern and northern Yellow Sea for long-distance migratory shorebirds. Journal of Avian Biology, 44(5), 504-512.
21) Choi CY, Hua N, Gan XJ, Persson C, Ma Q, Zang HX, & Ma ZJ. (2011). Age structure and age-related differences in molt status and fuel deposition of Dunlins during the nonbreeding season at Chongming Dongtan in east China. Journal of Field Ornithology, 82(2), 202-214.
22) Choi CY, Hua N, Persson C, Chiang CY, & Ma ZJ. (2010). Age-related plumage differences of Dunlins along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway. Journal of Field Ornithology, 81(1), 99-111.
23) Gan XJ, Choi CY, Wang Y, Ma ZJ, Chen JK, & Li B. (2010). Alteration of habitat structure and food resources by invasive smooth cordgrass affects habitat use by wintering saltmarsh birds at Chongming Dongtan, East China. The Auk, 127(2), 317-327.
24) Choi CY, Gan XJ, Ma Q, Zhang KJ, Chen JK, & Ma ZJ. (2009). Body condition and fuel deposition patterns of calidrid sandpipers during migratory stopover. Ardea, 97(1), 61-70.
25) Gan XJ, Cai YT, Choi CY, Ma ZJ, Chen JK, & Li B. (2009). Potential impacts of invasive smooth cordgrass Spartina alterniflora spread on bird communities at Chongming Dongtan, a Chinese wetland of international importance. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 83(2), 211-218.
26) Hui X, Ma Q, Xiangyu J-G, Cai Z-Y, . . . Ma Z-J. (2009). Migration routes of shorebirds across Chongming Dongtan based on recovery of bird-banding. Chinese Journal of Zoology, 44(3), 23-29.
27) Ma ZJ, Gan XJ, Choi CY, Jing K, Tang SM, Li B, & Chen JK. (2007). Wintering bird communities in newly-formed wetland in the Yangtze River estuary. Ecological Research, 22(1), 115-124.
28) Ma ZJ, Choi CY, . . . Chen JK. (2006). The importance of Jiuduansha wetlands for shorebirds during northward migration: energy-replenishing sites or temporary stages? Stilt, 50, 54-57.
29) Zheng S, Choi CY, Gan XJ, Ma ZJ, Tang SM, & Zhu J. (2006). Shorebirds numbers at the Jiuduansha wetlands during the 2005 southward migration. Stilt, 50, 58-61.

Detail of the publications listed above can be found from the links below


30) Choi C-Y, Coleman J, Klaassen M, Moffitt D, Rogers D, Skilleter G, & Fuller RA. (2017). Final Report: Migratory Shorebird Monitoring – Understanding Ecological Impact (CA12000284). Gladstone.
31) Li J, & Choi C-Y. (2017). Stopover Ecology of Spoon-billed Sandpipers and Nordmann’s Greenshanks at the Yellow Sea. Unpublished report submitted to the Conservation Leadership Programme.
32) Choi C-Y, Moffitt D, Fuller RA, Skilleter G, Rogers D, Coleman J, & Klaassen M. (2016). Annual report: Migratory shorebird monitoring – understanding ecological impact (CA130019). Gladstone.
33) Peng H-B, Zhang L, Choi C-Y, Gan X, Liu W, Li J, . . . Ma Z. (2016). The Importance of Intertidal Mudflats in Dongtai and Rudong to the Conservation of Spoon-billed Sandpiper (Calidris pygmaea) and Other Globally Threatened Shorebirds. Unpublished report submitted to the BirdLife International.
34) Choi C-Y, Moffitt D, Fuller RA, Skilleter G, Rogers D, Coleman J, & Klaassen M. (2015). Annual report: Migratory shorebird monitoring – understanding ecological impact (CA12000284). Gladstone.
35) Bai QQ, Chen Y. & Choi CY. (2012) Southward migration phenology and impacts of aquaculture on shorebirds at the Dandong Yalu Jiang Estuarine Wetland National Nature Reserve, Liaoning, China. Unpublished report submitted to the Oriental Bird Club.
36) Choi CY, Cai Y, &Ruan Y. (2010) Wintering ecology of hooded cranes at Chongming Dongtan. Unpublished report submitted to the Conservation Leadership Programme.


37) Chongming Dongtan: Habitats for birds (co-editor)(2009) China Forestry Publishing House, Beijing.

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