Factors Affecting Provisioning Times of Two Stork Species in Lowland Nepal

@article{Sundar2016FactorsAP,
  title={Factors Affecting Provisioning Times of Two Stork Species in Lowland Nepal},
  author={K. S. Gopi Sundar and Bijaya Laxmi Maharjan and Roshila Koju and Swati Kittur and Kamal Raj Gosai},
  journal={Waterbirds},
  year={2016},
  volume={39},
  pages={365 - 374}
}
Abstract. The ecology of stork colonies in southern Asia are very poorly understood. Factors affecting provisioning times of adults were evaluated at nests of two stork species, the Asian Openbill (Anastomus oscitans) and the Lesser Adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus), in lowland Nepal, where the landscape is dominated by multi-cropped agriculture fields. Analyses focused on understanding if provisioning times were influenced more due to colony-level variables, wetlands around colonies, or… Expand
Ciconiiformes Nesting on Trees in Cereal-Dominated Farmlands: Importance of Scattered Trees for Heronries in Lowland Nepal
Abstract. Cereal farming is on the increase globally, and trees on these agricultural landscapes are selectively removed by farmers. Waterbird populations, supported on many cereal farmlands, needExpand
Roosting Ecology of Black-Headed Ibis (Threskiornis melanocephalus) in Urban and Rural Areas of Southern Rajasthan, India
Abstract. The roosting ecology of most waterbird species is poorly known and even less is known from southern Asia, where many species inhabit human-modified areas. Roosting ecology of theExpand
The first nesting record of the Lesser Adjutant from Rautahat District of Nepal
Lesser Adjutant (LA) Leptoptilus javanicus (Horsfield, 1821) is categorized globally “Vulnerable” in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (BirdLife International 2017). LA has been recorded fromExpand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 46 REFERENCES
The White Ibis and Wood Stork as indicators for restoration of the everglades ecosystem
TLDR
Four metrics are suggested as indicators of restoration success: timing of nesting by storks, the ratio of nesting ibises + storks to Great Egrets, the proportion of all nests located in the estuarine/freshwater ecotone, and the interval between years with exceptionally largeibisnestings. Expand
Population status, nesting habitat selection and conservation threats of lesser adjutant stork (Leptoptilos javanicus) in the eastern lowlands of Nepal
conservation. Key findings There were a total of 98 individuals in pre-breeding and 240 individuals of lesser adjutant stork in post-breeding periods (94 chicks and 146 adults) in the study area. OnExpand
SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN TREE-NESTING HERON COLONIES AND RICE FIELDS IN THE CAMARGUE, FRANCE
Abstract Habitat composition around nesting sites is one of the important factors that drive the colonial dynamics of waterbirds. Using a Monte Carlo procedure, we compared the changes that occurredExpand
Factors Affecting Chick Provisioning by Caspian Terns Nesting in the Columbia River Estuary
TLDR
High availability of marine forage fish in the Columbia River estuary during 2001 was apparently responsible for high colony attendance, short foraging trips, high chick meal delivery rates, and high nesting success of Caspian Terns on East Sand Island. Expand
Agricultural intensification, rainfall patterns, and large waterbird breeding success in the extensively cultivated landscape of Uttar Pradesh, India
In countries with high human populations, using agricultural areas as multifunctional systems to produce food for humans and retain wildlife may be an efficient conservation strategy for manyExpand
Flock Size, Density and Habitat Selection of Four Large Waterbirds Species in an Agricultural Landscape in Uttar Pradesh, India: Implications for Management
Abstract Agricultural landscapes provide a wide variety of avian habitats that vary seasonally. The effects of seasonal habitat changes on the habits of four large waterbird species in anExpand
Brood Provisioning and Nest Survival of Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron) in Maine
TLDR
The results suggest that the most sensitive time for disturbance of GBHEs in the northeastern part of their range may be earlier in the nesting stage than previously thought. Expand
Selection of human-influenced and natural wetlands by Great Egrets at multiple scales in the southeastern USA
ABSTRACT Wetlands constructed or modified by humans (human-influenced wetlands [HIW]) constitute an increasing proportion of wetland habitat in the USA. It is unclear to what extent HIW (e.g., ponds,Expand
Relationship of Caspian tern foraging ecology to nesting success in the Columbia River estuary, Oregon, USA
TLDR
Lower availability of marine prey in 2000 apparently limited Caspian tern nesting success by markedly reducing colony attendance and lengthening foraging trips by nesting terns, thereby increasing chick mortality rates from predation, exposure, and starvation. Expand
Are ricefields a good alternative to natural marshes for waterbird communities in the Camargue, southern France?
Abstract Rice cultivation has frequently been suggested to provide an important wetland habitat for waterbirds. However, in contrast to most other regions of the Mediterranean, the Camargue still hasExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...