A Preliminary Survey of Aquatic Avifauna of Fresh Water Bodies of GOGI, Shahapur Taluk, Yadgir

Authors(2) :-Manjunath K, Ravikiran K

The present study deals with aquatic avifauna of two freshwater bodies of Gogi village, (Local name-Kelaginakere and Melinakere), Shahapur Taluk, Yadgir district, Karnataka. The study area earlier was known for mining of Uranium (U235). Study was undertaken for a period of one year and monthly collections were made from February 2014 to March 2015. Point transect technique method were used for the survey purpose. A total of 39 species of birds belonging to 08 orders and 15 families were recorded. The Species consisting 18 residents, 21 winter migrants were identified. Among the birds recorded in this study area, 15 species were insectivorus, 3 omnivorus, 20 piscivorous, 1 carnivorus, and 2 grainivorus respectively.

Authors and Affiliations

Manjunath K
Department of Zoology, Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India
Ravikiran K
Department of Zoology, Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India

Avifauna, Gogi Reservoir, Shahpur, Yadgir

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 4 | July-August 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-08-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 588-592
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1623206
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Manjunath K, Ravikiran K, " A Preliminary Survey of Aquatic Avifauna of Fresh Water Bodies of GOGI, Shahapur Taluk, Yadgir, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp.588-592, July-August-2016.
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