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BIOINFOLET - A Quarterly Journal of Life Sciences
Year : 2024, Volume : 21, Issue : 1
First page : ( 123) Last page : ( 131)
Print ISSN : 0973-1431. Online ISSN : 0976-4755.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-4755.2024.00042.7

Avifaunal diversity in western ghats of Umblebylu village, district Shivamogga, Karnataka, India”

Phashi Deepak Kadappa, Chandrashekhar J. S.1, Sowmya G. R.2

Research Scholar, Department of PG Studies and Research in Environmental Science, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta

1Assistant Professor, Department of PG Studies and Research in Environmental Science, Karnataka State Open University, Mukthagangothri, Mysore

2Research Scholar, Department of PG Studies and Research in Wild Life Management, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta

Online published on 26 March, 2024.


Present study was undertaken in Umblebylu village to find out diversity of bird's species by point count, random walk survey and opportunistic methods. Total 132 bird species were recorded in varied habitats such as wetlands, forest edges, agricultural and residential areas. Maximum number of bird species were belonging to family Ardeidae. Order Passeriformes represented highest number (57) bird species The study area had 11% schedule-I, 66 % schedule-II and 23 % schedule-IV species representing their conservation status. The most of the bird species found were rare.



Birds diversity, Western Ghats, Checklist, Residential status of birds.


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