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Checklist of Birds in and Around Ansupa Lake, Odisha, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1 RCCF office, Angul, Odisha, INDIA
  • 2 BJB Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, INDIA
  • 3 Utkal University, Vani vihar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, INDIA
  • 4 Athagarh Division, Cuttack, Odisha, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 2, Issue (11), Pages 9-12, November,22 (2013)


The present study recorded 61 species of birds belonging to 27 family in a preliminary assessment of avifauna diversity in and around Ansupa lake, Odisha, India, between June 2011 and May 2013. The findings of the present study underline the importance of Ansupa lake as a preferred habitat for birds and provided baseline data about avifauna diversity of the lake to orient future research and management policies.


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