Habitat use by the Great Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps (Gruiformes: Otididae) in breeding and non-breeding seasons in Kachchh, Gujarat, India

Sandeep B. Munjpara, C.N. Pandey, B. Jethva
2013 Journal of Threatened Taxa  
District (Pandey et al. 2009; Munjpara et al. 2011) . In order to develop effective conservation strategies for the long term survival of GIB, it is important to know its detailed habitat requirements. Determination of various habitats and their utility by the species was carried out to understand whether the grassland is sufficient enough for detailed management planning. The present study made a systematic effort to find out the availability of various habitat types and also habitat
more » ... o habitat preference and utilization by the species. This data will be crucial for understanding the biological requirement of this species in its current distribution range and will be helpful in detailed planning of conservation and management strategies for long term survival of the species in Gujarat.
doi:10.11609/jott.o2757.3654-60 fatcat:uq32bu4ihzhyvpostrmz6jznju