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   Ma Tso Lung
    Site Description

Ma Tso Lung is located in the Northern New Territories and falls within the Frontier Closed Area Boundary near Lo Wu. The survey site is a fishpond area consisting of active and abandoned fishponds. Reedbeds are sporadically found in the area but the size is not large. Along the fishpond bunds are some grass and occasional tall shrubs.

    Site Protection

The whole area falls within Frontier Closed Area boundary.

    Transportation

Green Minibus:
51K   Sheung Shui Railway Station - Sheung Shui Ho Sheung Heung
Disembark at Ma Tso Lung Road and walk along the road to the Frontier Closed Area Boundary.

*Ma Tso Lung is situated in the Frontier Closed Area. Visitors should possess a valid Closed Area Permit.

    Survey method
The survey methodology was devised with reference to Carey et al. 2001. The site was surveyed by at least two group members in the morning (between 7am and 11am) using 1.5-hours line transects. Bird species and relative abundance were recorded by sighting and/or hearing during the survey. Other information such as weather and temperature, were also recorded during the survey. 
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