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Volume 5 Issue 12
December-2018
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR1812A29

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201-208

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AVIAN DIVERSITY OF MAVOOR – THENGILAKKADAVU WETLAND-KERALA

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2349-5162

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" AVIAN DIVERSITY OF MAVOOR – THENGILAKKADAVU WETLAND-KERALA ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no.201-208, December-2018, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1812A29.pdf

Abstract

At mavoor ,major resident type of birds like Lesser whistling Duck and Cotton Teal were most abundant during wintering and succeeding months. The maximum number of 69 species were reported from mavoor , among them 33 species were non water birds and 36 species were water birds. 31 families were recorded in the year of 2016-17. A maximum number of 3018 birds were recorded in January ( precipitation:1.6mm and the temperature was 35.0 ). In June, the number of birds were only 302 numbers during high precipitation (616.8mm) the recorded temperature was 30. Most of the migratory species were recorded in post monsoon . seasonal abundance of Lesser whistling Duck , cotton teal , Purple Moor hen etc very important in study , because they were most resident species recorded at mavoor. Lesser whistling duck found maximum in post monsoon season, and less in monsoon. Cotton teal found very less in monsoon, purple moorhen were absent in monsoon. Abndance of birds were less in monsoon season. mavoor is a better attractive place for resident birds , especially ducks and also migratory species of water birds or Non water birds .Only 23 % were migratory , 66% were Resident , and 7.24% were local migratory among the total population of avifauna

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Cotton teal , abundance of birds, Migratory , community structure.

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" AVIAN DIVERSITY OF MAVOOR – THENGILAKKADAVU WETLAND-KERALA ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp201-208, December-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1812A29.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1812A29
Registration ID: 193442
Published In: Volume 5 | Issue 12 | Year December-2018
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Page No: 201-208
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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" AVIAN DIVERSITY OF MAVOOR – THENGILAKKADAVU WETLAND-KERALA ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp201-208, December-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1812A29.pdf




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