Table 1: Vegetation types in bar-headed goose home range around Qinghai Lake, China. Data was provided by the Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences and vegetation types identified by the Qinghai Lake National Nature Reserve.

Vegetation typesCommunityDistributed sites

SteppeStipa kryloviiUpper Lucidao, Dandao
Allium przewalskianumHaixinshan, Dandao
Leymus spp.Niaodao
Leymus spp., AlkaligrassNorth of Buhahe Delta
Artemisiia annua linnSankuaishi
Desert steppeStipa brevifloraGazihe, Haixinshan
Swamp meadowBlysmus sinocompressusGarila, Heimahe,
Gazihe wetland
Blysmus sinocompressus,Daotanghe wetland
Blysmus sinocompressusQinghaihunongchang
Blysmus sinocompressus,Dandao
Blysmus sinocompressus,East of Shadao
Polygonum sibiricum, GlauxLower Lucidao
AlkaligrassShenhekou
Alkaligrass, Polygonum sibiricum Quanwan wetland
Polygonum sibiricum, GlauxTiebuqiahekou
Kobresia graminifoliaXiaohupo
Eleocharis valleculosaHadatan
Saline meadowLeymus spp., Potentilla anserineQaunjihekou
Alkaligrass, Glaux maritima Shaliuhekou
Alkaligrass, Glaux maritime, sedge Shadao
Polygonum sibiricumShaliuhekou 2
Alpine meadowKobresia pygmaea, KobresiaVillage of Garila
ShrubsMyricaria squamosaBuhahe, Shaliuhe
Abandoned croplandSnowmastiff, Wildrye Leymus spp. Qinghaihunongchang