Effects of water-level fluctuation and invasive water plants on pheasant-tailed jacana (Hydrophasianus chirugus) at the Annaiwilundawa Ramsar site of northwestern Sri Lanka

@article{Mahaulpatha2007EffectsOW,
  title={Effects of water-level fluctuation and invasive water plants on pheasant-tailed jacana (Hydrophasianus chirugus) at the Annaiwilundawa Ramsar site of northwestern Sri Lanka},
  author={W. Mahaulpatha and W. M. T. Mahaulpatha and K. A. L. Wasantha},
  journal={Wetlands Ecology and Management},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={33-42}
}
  • W. Mahaulpatha, W. M. T. Mahaulpatha, K. A. L. Wasantha
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • Wetlands Ecology and Management
  • The effects of alien invasive water plants (Eichhornia crassipes, Salvinia molesta, Imperata cylindrical and Mikania micrantha) on the pheasant-tailed jacana (Hydrophasianus chirugus) was studied in three reservoirs from June 2004 to May 2005 at the Annaiwilundawa Ramsar site of northwestern Sri Lanka. Jacanas were observed in significantly fewer numbers among invasive plants and open water and in significantly higher numbers among grass and floating leaved plants than predicted from the… CONTINUE READING

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