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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences
  Year: 2006 | Volume: 9 | Issue: 5 | Page No.: 810-815
DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2006.810.815
 
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Distribution and Population Status of Cheer Pheasant (Catreus wallichii) in Phalla Game Reserve, District Bagh, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan

Abdul Shakoor Khan, Muhammad Siddique Awan , Khawaja Basharat Ahmed and Naeem Iftikhar Dar

Abstract:
A study was carried out to collect the data on distribution and population status of Cheer Pheasant (Catreus wallichii) in Phalla Game Reserve, District Bagh. The study area comprised of four main localities, which in turn were sub-divided in to calling sites of Cheer Pheasant. Total of 49 adults were estimated during the study. The density indices showed three calling sites in Tranger and in Ban, Seree and Kathnar two calling sites for each. During present study number of calling sites and density indices at various area showed the maximum (2.40 km-2) value of density index recorded at Tranger and minimum (1.33 km-2) value at Ban. By documenting direct and indirect evidences the total adult population in these two localities were estimated be 13 and 12 birds, respectively.
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Abdul Shakoor Khan, Muhammad Siddique Awan , Khawaja Basharat Ahmed and Naeem Iftikhar Dar , 2006. Distribution and Population Status of Cheer Pheasant (Catreus wallichii) in Phalla Game Reserve, District Bagh, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 9: 810-815.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2006.810.815

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.2006.810.815

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