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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Special Issue 3, Part C (2017)

Census of birds on Godavari River in the month of January: A peak month of winter in Nanded (Maharashtra State)

Author(s)
Balkhande JV, Waghmare BD, Shaikh Azeem I
Abstract
Avian fauna occupies a special position in an aquatic Ecosystem. Wetland is a special type of ecosystem which supports to the variety of local and migratory bird species by providing the specific habitat component such as abundant food to the herbivores and carnivores bird species. Present study based on census of birds on Godavari River in the month of January 2017. During the study total 757 birds of 43 different species were identified and counted. Among this 42 species 6 species were migratory birds they are Black Winged Stilt, Painted Stork, Common Sandpiper, Rudy Shell Duck, Northern Pintail and Spoonbill. These birds are found abundant during the study period.
Pages: 85-87  |  878 Views  8 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Balkhande JV, Waghmare BD, Shaikh Azeem I. Census of birds on Godavari River in the month of January: A peak month of winter in Nanded (Maharashtra State). Int J Appl Res 2017;3(3S):85-87.
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