International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies
2019, Vol. 6 Issue 4, Part A
Avifaunal diversity distribution and status of Dabarusingi reservoir at Mandasa Mandalm, Srikakulam Dt. Andhra Pradesh, India
Dr. K Rama Rao and Amaravathi D
An ornithological survey was carried out for three consecutive years from March 2016 February 2019 for assessing the distribution status, abundance, W(A)P and IUCN status of avifaunal diversity in Dabarusinghi reservoir. Attempts were made to cover the representative areas, in order to cover migratory and resident species. In this survey a total 97 bird species were recorded and belonging to 78 genera, 41 families and over 20 orders were noticed. Of these 97 bird species diversity shows that 80.41% residents, 27.84% local migrant, 17.52% winter visitor, 4.12% breeding visitors, 1.09% summer visitors were distributed. The habitation of birds in the total population is 57.73% are Terrestrial, 35.05% Wetland, 9.28% Wetland dependent, 6.19% Edge species, 1.09% Sea coasts and Inland. According IUCN 2018-2 red list category shows that Near Threatened is 2. 06%, Vulnerable 1.09% and Least Concern 96.91% were recorded in Dabarusingi surrounding area.
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Dr. K Rama Rao and Amaravathi D. Avifaunal diversity distribution and status of Dabarusingi reservoir at Mandasa Mandalm, Srikakulam Dt. Andhra Pradesh, India. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2019;6(4):01-07.