2018, Vol. 5 Issue 4, Part A
Kotal wildlife birds fauna with new records district Kohat, KPK, Pakistan
Author(s): Tahir Azeem, Aftab Ahmad, Aiman Gul, Ambreena Shah, Hameed Ur Rehman, Mobeen Kalsoom and Maryam Nisa
Abstract: Most of the birds are migratory which travel in their particular season. Existing study was complemented in Kotal Wildlife Park located near Gulshan Abad Chowk near to Kohat Developmental Authority (KDA) Kohat. This park is appropriately isolated and preserved area for animal’s biodiversity where animals and birds are inhibited either artificially or naturally by wildlife department. The present research work was conducted from Nov 2017 to April 2018 on birds’ biodiversity of District Kohat KP Pakistan. Data was obtained from officials of wildlife department as well as by visiting the wildlife park by the investigators. During the survey total of 18 bird’s species belonging to 9 families and 6 orders were identified up to species level. Kotal Wildlife Park is enriched with huge diversity of birds. This means that wildlife park is a best place to aware people about maintaining & conservation of biodiversity of birds. This park is the best way to know about the birds species present in Kohat city. In this area hunting is strongly prohibited. If more fund is given to this park association, then after a short period of time it might be convert in to peasantry. During this research a highest number of order Galliformes were recorded while Passeriformes stands 2nd highest position.
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Tahir Azeem, Aftab Ahmad, Aiman Gul, Ambreena Shah, Hameed Ur Rehman, Mobeen Kalsoom, Maryam Nisa. Kotal wildlife birds fauna with new records district Kohat, KPK, Pakistan. Int J Fauna Biol Stud 2018;5(4):09-13.