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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 05 Jul 2016 | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 8 | Issue: 2 | Pages : 79-83

Diurnal time-activity budgets of Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis in
Karaivetti Lake, Tamil Nadu, India.

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The time-activity budgets of Spot-billed Pelican, Pelecanus philippensis, were determined from September 2008 to January
2009 in Karaivetti Lake, Tamil Nadu, India. As the sexes of Spot-billed Pelican were distinguishable during breeding season,
behavioural data were collected during the peak breeding months-November, December and January. Time-activity budgets
were based on 432 hours of behavioural observations made on 4540 focal individuals

Keywords: comfort, breeding, resting, flying, foraging, birds

Citation: *, ( 2015), Diurnal time-activity budgets of Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis in
Karaivetti Lake, Tamil Nadu, India.. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 8(2): 79-83

Received: 2016-05-07 08:27:41; Accepted: 2016-05-07 08:27:49;
Published: 07/05/2016

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