Important Bird Areas of Jammu and Kashmir: Priority Sites for Conservation

Paperback | February 2, 2013

byAsad R. Rahmani, M. Zafar-ul Islam, Khursheed Ahmad

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This volume is part of a series of books on important bird areas (IBAs) of specific states, which is an extension of Important Bird Areas in India: Priority Sites for Conservation (2004) that described 466 IBAs for India. The third book in the series, this volume focuses on the IBAs of Jammuand Kashmir. Co-authored by six field scientists and wildlife officers, Important Bird Areas of Jammu and Kashmir is a collaborative effort of BNHS, WWF-India, RSPB, and BirdLife International. Profusely illustrated with more than 70 images showing habitats and birds and with a polygon map for each IBA, thisbook will help advocate for the protection of all wildlife and wild areas, as IBAs are also Key Biodiversity Areas.

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This volume is part of a series of books on important bird areas (IBAs) of specific states, which is an extension of Important Bird Areas in India: Priority Sites for Conservation (2004) that described 466 IBAs for India. The third book in the series, this volume focuses on the IBAs of Jammuand Kashmir. Co-authored by six field scienti...

Asad R. Rahmani has been Director of the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) since 1997. He has written more than 100 peer-reviewed research papers in national and international journals, six books, and numerous popular articles and book reviews. He is Executive Editor of the Journal of the BNHS, and Editor of the Hornbill and Mistn...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:142 pages, 8.94 × 5.94 × 0.68 inPublished:February 2, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198092180

ISBN - 13:9780198092186

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PrefaceMessagesAcknowledgementsIntroductionDescription of the Important Bird AreasChushul MarshesDachigam National ParkDehra Gali (DKG) ForestGulmarg Wildlife SanctuaryHaigam (Rakh) Wetland Conservation ReserveHanle Plains/Marshes Wetland Conservation ReserveHemis High Altitude National ParkHirpora Wildlife SanctuaryHokarsar Wetland Conservation ReserveKishtwar National ParkLachipora Wildlife SanctuaryLimber Valley Wildlife SanctuaryMirgund Jheel and ReserveOvera-Aru Wildlife SanctuaryPangong TsoRamnagar Wildlife SanctuaryShallabugh Conservation ReserveTso Kar BasinTso Moriri Lake and Adjacent MarshesWular Lake and Associated MarshesGharana Wetland ReserveProposed IBAsAharbal-Kounsarnag ForestsGurez ValleyKanji Wildlife SanctuaryRangdumSheshera Reserve ForestShikargah Conservation Reserve, TralSuru ValleyReferencesIndex