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Asian Journal of Biological Sciences
  Year: 2014 | Volume: 7 | Issue: 4 | Page No.: 151-157
DOI: 10.3923/ajbs.2014.151.157
 
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Avifauna of Chandertal Wetland Sanctuary of District Lahaul and Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India
Ranjit Singh Rana, D.R. Thakur, H.S. Banyal and Asheesh Mehta

Abstract:
The explorations of avifauna of Chandertal wetland sanctuary revealed the presence of 41 birds species belonging to 35 genera, 12 families, 7 orders of class Aves. Family Passeridae represented by 6 species, Fringilidae by 5 species and Corvidae, Phasianidae and Accipitridae has 4 species each. Family Columbidae has 3 species but families like Musciapidae, Falconidae, Scolopacidae, Charadriidae, Upupidae and Anatidae each represented by single species. There are 20 avian species found in sanctuary which are listed in Schedule IV of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
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How to cite this article:

Ranjit Singh Rana, D.R. Thakur, H.S. Banyal and Asheesh Mehta, 2014. Avifauna of Chandertal Wetland Sanctuary of District Lahaul and Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India. Asian Journal of Biological Sciences, 7: 151-157.

DOI: 10.3923/ajbs.2014.151.157

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ajbs.2014.151.157

 
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