Blooming Faunal Diversity of Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, India

  • Amita Kanaujia Biodiversity & Wildlife Conservation Lab, Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, U. P. INDIA
  • Adesh Kumar Biodiversity & Wildlife Conservation Lab, Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, U. P. INDIA
  • Ashish Kumar Biodiversity & Wildlife Conservation Lab, Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, U. P. INDIA
  • Sonika Kushwaha Biodiversity & Wildlife Conservation Lab, Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, U. P. INDIA
  • Akhilesh Kumar Biodiversity & Wildlife Conservation Lab, Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, U. P. INDIA
Keywords: Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary, Water birds, Faunal diversity, Lucknow, Invertebrates, Vertebrates

Abstract

A study of faunal diversity in Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary was done during January 2013 to December 2013. This Sanctuary has an area of 224.60 hectares. The state and nature of the habitat plays a crucial role in diversity and population composition of fauna in study area. For their basic needs, food, roosting and breeding etc., various fauna prefer this site. According to this study Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary is an ideal wetland. The result includes 150 species of birds belonging to 17 orders and 46 families, 10 orders of insects with 61species, 12 species of fishes belonging to 5 families, 16 species of reptiles, 3 species of amphibians belonging to 14 families, 4 species of mollusks belonging to 3 orders, 3 species of annelids belonging to 3 orders and 12 species of mammals belonging to 10 families from Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary. All these faunal species depend on the wetland flora and fauna and nearby agriculture fields.

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Published
2014-10-31
How to Cite
Kanaujia, A., Kumar, A., Kumar, A., Kushwaha, S., & Kumar, A. (2014). Blooming Faunal Diversity of Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, India. G-Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2(2), 14-24. Retrieved from https://gjestenv.com/index.php/gjest/article/view/29
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