Records of the Zoological Survey of India: Occasional Paper No. 328: Mammalian and Avian faunal diversity in Damodar valley under DVC Project area.

By: Rina Chakraborty

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Contents 1 Introduction 2 Topography 3 Study Area 4 Methodology 5 Observations 6 Result and discussion Acknowledgements Summary References From the introduction The Damodar is a shallow wide seasonal and flashy river It originates near Chandwa village Palamau District Chotanagpur Plateau in Jharkhand State and flows eastwards 592 km up to the estuary of river Hugli in West Bengal Area of Damodar Valley under DVC Project covers nearly 24235 km2 across Hazaribagh Koderma Giridih Dhanbad Dumka Bokaro Chatra Districts of Jharkhand and Bardhaman Hugli Puruliya and Haora districts of West Bengal Even in the near past up to the middle of the 20th century the upper reaches of the valley was a paradise for the wild beasts and the whole valley was tuned with the song of an enormous number of birds At present the area is an industrial belt During rain its flow is torrential and in the hot summer barely a trickle Its destructive propensities have earned the Damodar the sobriquet of River of sorrow. Printed Pages: 38.

Title: Records of the Zoological Survey of India: Occasional Paper No. 328: Mammalian and Avian faunal diversity in Damodar valley under DVC Project area.

Author Name: Rina Chakraborty

Categories: India, Zoology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Zoological Survey of India: 2011

ISBN: 8181712897

ISBN 13: 9788181712899

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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