Birds of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, Nepal


Nepal is rich in bird diversity and recorded 871 bird species. Our study aimed to update bird diversity of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve (DHR) of Nepal which is an Important Birds Area (IBA) out of 27 IBAs of Nepal. One hundred forty nine species of birds were recorded in DHR; out of them Catreus wallichii was globally threatened bird which has faced different anthropogenic problem. Twelve species of birds were included in CITIES Appendices and 3 species were nationally threatened. Most of the species of order Passeriformis were recorded. Only one species of order Upupiformes i.e. Upupa epops was recorded during the study.

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Panthi, S. & Thagunna, S. (2013). Birds of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, Nepal. Open Journal of Forestry, 3, 109-114. doi: 10.4236/ojf.2013.34018.

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