Threatened Birds of Uttar Pradesh

Paperback | March 2, 2015

byAsad R. Rahmani, Sanjay Kumar, Neeraj Srivasrav

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This book is the fourth in the series of statewise volumes on threatened birds of India, and is largely derived from Threatened Birds of India (2012) by Dr. Asad R. Rahmani, published by BNHS/OUP. Information has been updated according to the latest IUCN 2013 Red List for Birds, incorporatingthe changes in threat status recommended by BirdLife International, UK. The book describes the threatened and near threatened avian species of the state of Uttar Pradesh, with notes on their distribution, ecology, historical records and current distribution. Based on this updated information,appropriate recommendations have been made regarding the conservation action that needs to be taken for each species. The Introduction has been supplemented with short notes on extinct birds of Uttar Pradesh as well as threatened birds likely to be found in the state. Detailed descriptions are given for the species for which Uttar Pradesh holds critical habitats. Shorter descriptions are given for species marginalto the state. The book is intended to be a handy reference for interested readers, as well as decision makers at the state level, where conservation actions are implemented.

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This book is the fourth in the series of statewise volumes on threatened birds of India, and is largely derived from Threatened Birds of India (2012) by Dr. Asad R. Rahmani, published by BNHS/OUP. Information has been updated according to the latest IUCN 2013 Red List for Birds, incorporatingthe changes in threat status recommended by ...

Asad R. Rahmani is the Director of the Bombay Natural History Society since 1997. He joined BNHS in 1980 and worked as Principal Scientist in various projects. In 1991, he joined the Department of Wildlife Science, Aligarh Muslim University, where he worked for six years. In 1997, he rejoined BNHS as Director. He has written more than ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:206 pages, 8.46 × 5.71 × 0.07 inPublished:March 2, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199455244

ISBN - 13:9780199455249

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PrefaceMessagesForewordAcknowledgementsIntroductionUpdates in the IUCN Red List of Threatened BirdsExtinct birds of Uttar PradeshThreatened birds likely to be found in Uttar PradeshTrade of wild birdsCRITICALLY ENDANGEREDWhite-backed VultureLong-billed VultureSlender-billed VultureRed-headed VultureBengal FloricanENDANGEREDBaeras PochardEgyptian VultureLesser FloricanBlack-bellied TernVULNERABLESwamp FrancolinMarbled TealSarus CranePallasas Fish-eagleGreater Spotted EagleIndian Spotted EagleLesser AdjutantIndian SkimmerGreat Slaty WoodpeckerBristled GrassbirdWhite-throated BushchatYellow WeaverENDANGERED NEAR THREATENEDFalcated DuckFerruginous DuckLesser FlamingoPainted StorkBlack-necked StorkBlack-headed IbisSpot-billed PelicanOriental DarterLaggar FalconLesser Fish-eagleGrey-headed Fish-eagleCinereous VulturePallid HarrierEurasian CurlewRiver Tern,River LapwingEuropean RollerGreat Pied HornbillRufous-rumped GrassbirdREFERENCESIndex