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ISSN  2320-964X (Online) 

ISSN 2320-7817  (Print)

Type - Quarterly 

 

Case Report

   Year 2013 |  Vol. 1 | Issue 3 | Page Nos. 239-240

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An observation of courtship behavior of Gallinula chloropus

 

 

Dhande  Abhishek R

 

Dept. of Zoology, BP Arts, SMA Science and KKC Commerce College Chalisgaon, Dist. Jalgaon


*Address for Correspondence Email - abhishekdhande@yahoo.com

 

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This document reports an observation of courtship behavior of Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropusin Maharashtra. This occasional observation was made in the region of Chalisgaon Tehsil, Dist. Jalgaon. It was noted that the species prefer open areas near water bodies to perform courtship, also the time extent to which the courtship was displayed varied from previous reports.

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Received : June 13, 2013 

Revised: July 21, 2013

Final Accepted: September 5, 2013

Date of Online Before Print: September 25, 2013

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Editor : Arvind Chavhan

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