Avian Diversity and Seasonal Abundance of Muchi Lake Wetland Near Pandhakawada, Dist. Yavatmal (M.S.) IndiaJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.4, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2015-02-05
Authors : Santosh Pawar; Amar Wanjari;
Page : 1419-1421
Keywords : Birds; diversity; wetland; seasons;
The present study deals with the avian diversity and seasonal abundance of Muchi Lake Wetland located near Pandharkawada town in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra. The study was conducted at four selected sites of lake. Each of the sites was surveyed daily after sunrise to 2 hrs and before sunset to 2 hrs from March-2013 to February-2014 in which 34 species of birds belonging to different families were recorded. Maximum species were sighted during the winter season, some birds were found to be migratory and most being resident. We also observed that the variation in food availability in different season affects on avifaunal diversity in studied area.
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