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Avian Diversity of Jiwani Coastal Wetlands, Pakistan

Zulfiqar Ali

ISBN 10: 3639206487 / ISBN 13: 9783639206487
Published by VDM Verlag
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172 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.4in.Wetlands are valuable ecosystems that occupy about 6 of the worlds land surface. Natural wetlands in Pakistan covering approximately 10 of the total land area of the country. This book helps in identification, ecology and population of waterbirds along. Jiwani Coastal Wetlands that is an internationally well known wetlands and declared as Ramsar Site on 5th October, 2001. Located along Gawater Bay arround the delta of the Dasht River, a very significant area of mangrove forests extending westward to the Iranian frontier, contiguous with Irans Gawater Bay and Hur-e-Bahu Ramsar site. Number of birds species recorded were 112; representing 16 orders and 38 families with a total count of 15, 469 that comprise, 79 species as migratory and 33 were resident. Out of 79 visitor species, 54 species were winter visitor, 11 summer visitor, 10 were irregular year round visitor, and three species were vagrant. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783639206487

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Title: Avian Diversity of Jiwani Coastal Wetlands, ...

Publisher: VDM Verlag

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

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Wetlands are valuable ecosystems that occupy about 6% of the world?s land surface. Natural wetlands in Pakistan covering approximately 10% of the total land area of the country. This book helps in identification, ecology and population of waterbirds along. Jiwani Coastal Wetlands that is an internationally well known wetlands and declared as Ramsar Site on 5th October, 2001. Located along Gawater Bay arround the delta of the Dasht River, a very significant area of mangrove forests extending westward to the Iranian frontier, contiguous with Iran?s Gawater Bay and Hur-e-Bahu Ramsar site. Number of birds species recorded were 112; representing 16 orders and 38 families with a total count of 15,469 that comprise, 79 species as migratory and 33 were resident. Out of 79 visitor species, 54 species were winter visitor, 11 summer visitor, 10 were irregular year round visitor, and three species were vagrant.

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Dr. Zulfiqar Ali and Fehmeeda Bibi are members of DelPHE team in Wildlife and Ecology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. They are working for the establishment of a conservation economy, which would achieve both sustainable livelihoods for the local people and the protection of the wildlife protected areas.

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