International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

Volume 1, Issue 5

Checklist of avian fauna of Dhaka University Campus, Bangladesh

Author(s): S. Chowdhury, U. Aich, O. Shahadat

Abstract: The study was conducted to identify the status of birds from January 2012 to June 2014 in Dhaka University campus. It was done on regular basis with quality materials such as binocular, camera, and related books to identify birds. During this study period, a total number of 78 species of birds were found which belong to 11 orders, 39 families and 64 genera. Highest number of species and genera is passerine (41 species, 32 genera) of which the most abundant number of species are from Sturnidae family. Among the non-passerine, maximum numbers of species are under Cuculidae family. Conservation awareness of human might have raised the number of these avian creatures to a blessed level.


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