Avifaunal diversity of Anekere wetland, Karkala, Udupi district, Karnataka, India.

@article{Bhat2009AvifaunalDO,
  title={Avifaunal diversity of Anekere wetland, Karkala, Udupi district, Karnataka, India.},
  author={P Ishwara Bhat and S S Cristopher and Basaling B. Hosetti},
  journal={Journal of environmental biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={1059-62}
}
The avifaunal diversity and density in Anekere wetland, Karkala, Udupi district, Karnataka, India, was studied for a period of three years. Anekere pond inhabits several local and migratory bird species. Reduction in water retention in this pond in summer, weed infestation, variations in food availability in different seasons and threat of predation on the breeding activity of birds affected the avifauna diversity in the study area. This habitat attracted 44 bird species, which are local and… CONTINUE READING