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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2014, Vol. 1 Issue 6, Part B

Avian diversity in and around Chaprala wild life sanctuary, District- Gadchiroli, Maharashtra, India

Author(s):

PR. Chavhan and AA. Dhamani

Abstract:
Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a variety of wild animals including a few endangered species and is surrounded by Pranhita River. 76 species of avian-fauna recorded in Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary and of which as many as three bird species are of endangered status. The field survey was made to assess the forest for the avian fauna by conducting daily observations. Total number of 76 birds’ species belonging 39 families were recorded. Accipitridae is the dominating family of birds. The study of avian fauna was carried out from December, 2011 to December, 2012 at the interval of ten days. Observations were carried out with the help of binocular and photography was done with Fujifilm finepix camera.
Bee eater
Fig. 1: Bee eater

Pages: 90-95  |  1079 Views  68 Downloads

How to cite this article:
PR. Chavhan and AA. Dhamani. Avian diversity in and around Chaprala wild life sanctuary, District- Gadchiroli, Maharashtra, India. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2014;1(6):90-95.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies