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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2015, Vol. 3, Issue 5
Studies on diversity and abundance of avifauna in and around Laxminarayan Institute of Technology campus, Nagpur, Central India

Snehal Dapke, Ragini Didolkar, Swati Koushik

Nagpur city harbours wide variety of avifauna. The objective of the present study was the assessment of diversity and seasonal abundance of avifauna with vegetation, composition of habitat and foraging pattern among birds in and around Laxminarayan Institute of Technology (L.I.T.) campus, Nagpur, Central India. A total of 62 species of birds belonging to 11 orders and 38 families were recorded during January 2013 to December 2014. The species recorded included 57 residents, two passage migrants, one breeding migrant and two winter migrants. Passeriformes was recorded as the most dominating order represented by 36 species. Insectivore bird community was found to be dominant among foraging pattern.
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How to cite this article:
Snehal Dapke, Ragini Didolkar, Swati Koushik. Studies on diversity and abundance of avifauna in and around Laxminarayan Institute of Technology campus, Nagpur, Central India. J Entomol Zool Stud 2015;3(5):141-146.
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