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ISSN: 2320-964X (Online) 

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Dr. Santosh Pawar 


 Original Research


Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2015; 3(3):219-224 |  Available online, October 10, 2015

Avifaunal Diversity of Malguzari Lake at Zaliya near Amgaon in Gondia district (M.S.) India

Puri SD

Department of Biology, Adarsh V. and K. Mahavidyalaya, Amgaon . Dist. Gondia. 441902 ( MS) India


Received: 04.08.2015   |   Revised : 27.08.2015   |   Revised received:11.09.2015

Accepted: 15.09.2015  |   Published : 10.10.2015

The Malguzari Lake is located at Zaliya having rich aquatic vegetation and harbors several kinds of birds. The present study deals with the avifaunal diversity of Malguzari Lake at Zaliya near Amgaon in Gondia district of Maharashtra. The survey was conducted twice in a month from October 2014 to May 2015 during the day time depending on the light conditions. The twenty seven species were recorded belonging to 08 different orders and 11 families during the study period. Out of 27 recorded species, 13 were residents, 10 were resident migrants and 04 were migrants. The abundance status also recorded, maximum species were sighted during the winter season followed by summer season.


Keywords: Avifauna, diversity, Malguzari lake, status.


Editor: Dr. Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Puri SD (2015) Avifaunal Diversity of Malguzari Lake at Zaliya near Amgaon in Gondia district (M.S.) India, Int. J. of Life Sciences, 3(3): 219-224.


Copyright: © 2015 | Author(s), This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial - No Derivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.



I wish to express grateful thanks to my great advisor Dr. K. M. Kulkarni (Former DE, Higher Education), my guide Dr. R. S. Virani, local export Mrs. M. H. Deshmukh and local informer Mr. A. S. Walthare who helped and supported for completion of this research paper during this study. Also I very much thanks to all research authors for citation of literature from their works.







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