Comparative Analysis of Sarus Crane Population from 2012-2019 in and around Alwara Lake of District Kaushambi (U.P.), India

Shri Prakash, Ashok Kumar Verma
2019 International Journal of Biological Innovations  
The present study is designed to analyze the population of Indian Sarus Crane (Grus antigone antigone) in and around the Alwara Lake of district Kaushambi (Uttar Pradesh) India in 8 consecutive years from 2012 to 2019. The sarus crane is the only resident and non-migratory breeding crane of Indian subcontinent. This bird is now globally threatened due to the shrinking in the extent and quality of their wetland habitats, reduction in suitable mating sites and increased anthropogenic activities.
more » ... ogenic activities. In the present study, authors attempted to count the number of sarus crane in 8 consecutive years from 2012 to 2019 in the same study area. This systematic analysis reflects an increase in the number of sarus crane at sustainable level in the area studied.
doi:10.46505/ijbi.2019.1201 fatcat:zbxfms2nufdhlblbysuccvtq3a