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The birds of Assam

Anwaruddin Choudhury

The birds of Assam

by Anwaruddin Choudhury

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Published by Gibbon Books & World Wide Fund for Nature-India, North-East Regional Office in Guwahati .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Assam,
  • Assam.
    • Subjects:
    • Ornithology -- India -- Assam -- History.,
    • Birds -- Migration -- India -- Assam.,
    • Birds -- Conservation -- India -- Assam.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [226]-231) and index.

      StatementAnwaruddin Choudhury.
      ContributionsWorld Wide Fund for Nature--India. North-East Regional Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL672.73.I4 C56 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6881869M
      ISBN 108190086618
      LC Control Number00440651
      OCLC/WorldCa46731008

        The Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Morigaon, Assam, is famous for rhino and elephants along with being a very popular spot for birds. The WLS has over migratory birds visiting every year. Contact here to Book Wildlife safari at Pobitora. Jatinga, a small tribal village and Assam's only hill station, is known for the mysterious suicide of birds during certain weeks of the year. While scientists and ornithologists have been trying.

        A sketch of the bird hunting at Jatinga village from Dr Anwaruddin Choudhury’s book The Birds of Assam. Over the years, as Tiger Bitterns, Black Bitterns, Cotton Teals, Little Egrets, Emeralds Doves, Black Drongos and in one unfortunate case the rare and elusive White Winged Wood Duck was caught, the theory of the “Jatinga bird suicide” developed, making the village famous the world over. An experience of a lifetime, where for all 15 days, you will witness a magnitude of birds in the dense forests of North-East India. You will get to visit the Manas Tiger Reserve where you can see the diverse species of mammals and wonderful species.

      AJANTA GOSWAMI A good friend told me once “Assam gets an influx of migratory birds from the USA and Europe every winter”. Allegedly these beautiful birds come to reconnect and bask in the “warm loving spirit” of their extended family and friends, and to enjoy the many social celebrations taking place in their former homeland, during the winter months. Checklist of birds of Chirang-Ripu Reserve Forests, Assam, India The birds of Assam. G uwahati: Gib bon Book s & The book is a fine example of worldwide collaboration among organisations.


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In The Birds of Assam, he couples this documentation with the latest details on each species, a revised checklist and a bibliography. This book is a valuable and comprehensive guide to the birdlife of an area that is home to some different bird species and sub-species.

About this book. Comprehensive reference to the birds of Assam. Most of the globally threatened, near-threatened, regionally threatened and rarer species have been described in detail with notes on species. The text is supported by more than distribution maps and illustrations, and major wetlands, grasslands and all the protected areas.

- Buy The Birds of Assam book online at best prices The birds of Assam book India on Read The Birds of Assam book reviews & author details Author: Anwaruddin Choudhury. Jatinga Bird Suicide. Jatinga Bird Suicide There are over dozens of stories related to Bird Suicide, but, are they real or just a fraction of those grandma tales?Well, as much as the term Bird Suicide seems a bit odd, the actual story behind this term is a lot more ‘weirder’.

Over the past decades, s of birds have flown to their ending over a small piece of land in Jatinga, Assam. Jatinga (Pron: ʤʌˈtɪŋgə or ʤæˈtɪŋgə), a village on a ridge, is located in Dima Hasao district, Assam State in is kilometres ( mi) south of Guwahati The village is inhabited by about 2, Khasi-pnar tribal people and a few y: India.

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State bird of Assam – complete detail – updated. What is the name of State bird of Assam. Description of State bird of Assam – White-winged wood duck.

Habit and habitat of White-winged wood duck. White-winged wood duck is a social bird. Generally, they inhabits slow-flowing streams or rivers and swamps within forested areas. Over the last years, thousands of birds have flown to their death over a small strip of land in Jatinga, India.

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Mysterious suicide of birds in Assam village portrayed in poems Jatinga, a small tribal village and Assam’s only hill station, is known for the mysterious suicide of birds during certain weeks. Anwaruddin Choudhury, M.A., Ph.D,is an Indian naturalist, noted for his expertise on the fauna of North-East India.

Choudhury is an ornithologist, mammalogist, artist, civil servant, photographer and author. He is recognized by many as an eminent naturalist and conservationist studying wildlife throughout North-East India and adjacent areas.

The Biodiversity of Assam, a state in North-East India, makes it a biological hotspot with many rare and endemic plant and animal species. Few of the major birds in Assam are: Blue-throated Barbet or Hetuluka (Megalaima asiatica), the White-winged Wood Duck or Deuhnah (Cairina scultulata), the Ring-tailed Fishing Eagle or Kuruwa (Haliaeetus leucorythus), the Great Pied Hornbill or Rajdhonesh.

Birding in Assam. Assam, the land of verdant landscapes and beautiful valleys dotted with plenty of crystal-clear rivers and wetlands serves as an abode for different species of birds.

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To make it handy for field use, symbols are used. The book also contains information on basic biology of birds. A checklist of birds occurring in Assam is also included.

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the Indian subcontinent. A book, the Threatened Birds of Asia, was published inwhich describes all Asian species at risk of extinction, highlighting the threats they face and the conservation measures proposed to save them.

Similarly BNHS has recently published File Size: 9MB. An uncommon winter visitor to Assam. Breeds in eastern Russia and winters in Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Malaysia. Some wintering birds have also been recorded from India and other south Asian countries.

These birds are suffering from development of coastal wetlands. Total population: –Media in category "Birds of Assam" The following files are in this category, out of total.Identification, protection, and monitoring of Important Bird Areas (IBAs) is a major global conservation programme initiated by BirdLife International, and recognized and appreciated by many governments, NGOs, and conservationists.

This book identifies the most threatened and near threatened bird species in Assam and recommends measures for their long-term protection.