Geo-Spatial Atlas of Wetland Birds of Thar Desert of Rajasthan

By: Arun Kumar, P.L. Kankane and Q.H. Baqri

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Contents Foreword. Acknowledgments. Acknowledgments for photographs. I. Introduction. II. Study area I. State of Rajasthan 1. Vegetation. 2. Forests. 3. Wastelands. 4. Wetlands. II. Thar Desert 1. Climate. 2. Aravalli Hills. 3. Surface drainage. 4. Indira Gandhi Nahar Pariyojna (IGNP). 5. Ganga Canal project. 6. Bhakara project. III. Methodology I. Data source. 1. Wetland birds diversity in Thar Desert. 2. Creation of Geo spatial layers. 3. Mapping of the wetlands. II. Data presentation 1. Species text. 2. Maps. 3. Symbols used. 4. Charts. 5. Wetland birds of Thar Desert. 6. District wise distribution of wetlands. III. Terms and abbreviation used. iv. Glossary. IV. Results I Priority wetlands in the Thar Desert 1. Potential wetlands of international importance w.r.t. Ramsar Criteria. 2. Potential wetlands of national and international importance w.r.t. Indian WL (P) Act 1972 CITES CMS. 3. Consolidated listing of wetlands of national and international importance. 4. Indira Gandhi Nahar Pariyojana. II. Review of adequacy of the Indian WL (P) Act 1972 vis a vis wetland birds. III. Susceptibility of domestic and wild bird species to the H5N1 Asian stain. V. Species plates. VI. References 1. Annexure Codes for Aves observation sites. 2. Annexure Data source. 3. Annexure Globally threatened species vs. species under Indian WL (P) Act 1972. Index of Scientific names. Index of Common names. Printed Pages: 202.

Title: Geo-Spatial Atlas of Wetland Birds of Thar Desert of Rajasthan

Author Name: Arun Kumar, P.L. Kankane and Q.H. Baqri

Categories: Zoology, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Zoological Survey of India: 2006

ISBN 13: 9788181711238

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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