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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2016, Vol. 3 Issue 5, Part A

Seasonal food and feeding diversification in common myna, (Acridotheres tristis), Linnaeus, 1776 in Larkana district, Sindh, Pakistan

Author(s):

Bakhtawar Soomro, Dr. Ghulam Sarwar Ghachal, Dr. SM Yusuf Shaikh and Dr. Naeem Narejo

Abstract:
The Common myna Acridotheres tristis belongs to the Family Sturnidae Genus Acridotheres. During the present study, 72 adult as well as juvenile birds were collected from different localities of Larkana District viz: Berochandio; Goth Ali Bux Kalhoro and Kheirodero. An analysis of stomach food contents were made in the laboratory. Due to the seasonal disparity, great difference was recorded in the frequency of food contents during the summer and winter periods these includes; insect, wheat, rice, dates, earthworm, papaya, grasshopper respectively.

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How to cite this article:
Bakhtawar Soomro, Dr. Ghulam Sarwar Ghachal, Dr. SM Yusuf Shaikh and Dr. Naeem Narejo. Seasonal food and feeding diversification in common myna, (Acridotheres tristis), Linnaeus, 1776 in Larkana district, Sindh, Pakistan. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2016;3(5):41-43.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies