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

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JETIRS006026

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181-184

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Impact of Human Activity on Avifauna In and Around the Urpad Wetland (Beel) in Goalpara District of Assam (India)

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2349-5162

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"Impact of Human Activity on Avifauna In and Around the Urpad Wetland (Beel) in Goalpara District of Assam (India)", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no.181-184, December-2018, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIRS006026.pdf

Abstract

The Urpad (beel) wetland in Goalpara district of Assam, India is situated 26005.93’ N lat. and 90035.60’ E long. covering an area of 7.780 sq.km. It is one of the inland natural wetland. The area of wetland is decreasing day by day due to human encroachment.The present study is aiming that the impact of human activities on the migratory avian fauna like Redwattled lapwing (veellus indicus), Bronzewinged Jacana (Meopidicus indicus), common Crane (Grus grus), small blue Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), Black Ibis (Pseudibis papillosa (Temminck). The number of these migratory birds in and around Urpad wetland are decreasing. The main human activities are illegal hunting of the birds for pleasure use of wetland area for different purposes like constructions, agricultural practices, extensive fishing and domestic use leading food shortage and destruction of habitats of Birds

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Migratory Avifauna, Urpadbeel, Goalpara, Assam

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"Impact of Human Activity on Avifauna In and Around the Urpad Wetland (Beel) in Goalpara District of Assam (India)", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp181-184, December-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIRS006026.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIRS006026
Registration ID: 194634
Published In: Volume 5 | Issue 12 | Year December-2018
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Page No: 181-184
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Impact of Human Activity on Avifauna In and Around the Urpad Wetland (Beel) in Goalpara District of Assam (India)", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp181-184, December-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIRS006026.pdf




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