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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Volume 2 | Issue 1 |  March 2014 


Page Nos. 79- 83

Date of Online 30 March, 2014


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Avifaunal diversity of Ghotnimbala lake near Bhadrawati, Chandrapur, Maharashtra, India

Harney NV

Department of Zoology, Nilkanthrao Shinde Science and Arts College, Bhadrawati-442902, Dist- Chandrapur (M.S.) India.


Email: narendra_harney2008@rediffmail.com

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ABSTRACT


There are numerous species of bird found in a wide variety of habitats all around the world. Birds are one of the most thriving groups of animals on the planet as they generally have their habitat (the skies) to themselves. Birds are essential animal group of an ecosystem and maintain a trophic level. Therefore, detail study on avifauna and their ecology is important to protect them. The present investigation was carried out to document the avifauna in and around the Ghotnimbala lake near Bhadrawati town located in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra State from October 2012 to Septmebr 2013 in which 55 species of birds were recorded of 13different orders and 37 families during the study. Among the recorded species 48 were resident, 06 were resident migrant and 1 is resident migrant common. 


Key words- Avifauna, Ghotnimbala lake, avifaunal diversity.

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ARTICLE INFO

Received: 11 December, 2013

Revised Received: 01 February, 2014

Finally accepted :19 March, 2014

Date of publication (online): 30 March,  2014

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Editor: Dr. Arvind Chavhan 

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Citation: Harney NV (2014) Avifaunal diversity of Ghotnimbala lake near Bhadrawati, Chandrapur, Maharashtra, India, International Journal of Life Sciences, 2 (1): 79-83.

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Copyright: © Harney NV, This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial- 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.

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