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Year: 2017, Issue: June
Diversity of avian fauna of Dumna nature park, Jabalpur (M.P.).
K. K. Dubey, Shivam Dubey and Rita Bhandari
Avian fauna diversity, Dumna nature park.
Bird's diversity important for endangered ecosystems because birds are good indicator species and their presence could give clues about the overall health of these systems. In the present study richness, abundance, ecosystem of Dumna Nature Park in Jabalpur (M.P.). The avian diversity of Narmada valley and its surrounding areas at Jabalpur district was studied for a period of two years during January-December,2016. This area inhabits many residential and migratory bird species. In the present survey reported 56 species of birds belonging to 10 families. The great variety of different types of plants, availability of food in different seasons, agricultural land, water availability in surrounding areas were favorable conditions for birds to nesting and survival in this area. The study determines various species of birds which will help in preparing a list for the evaluation and comparison of possible changes regarding the bird fauna in the future and provide measures for their conservation.
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