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Year : 2015 | Volume: 2 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 9-17

Effect of water depth and salinity on the population of Greater Flamingo
(Phoenicopterus ruber) in Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary,
Tamilnadu, Southern India

T. Sumathi1*, R. Nagarajan and K. Thiyagesan2

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T. Sumathi*

PG and Research Department of Zoology and Wildlife Biology, A.V.C. College (Autonomous), Mannampandal – 609 305

  • 1. PG and Research Department of Zoology and Wildlife Biology, A.V.C. College (Autonomous), Mannampandal – 609 305
  • 2. PG and Research Department of Zoology and Wildlife Biology, A.V.C. College (Autonomous), Mannampandal – 609 305

Received on: 09/05/2016

Revised on: 09/05/2016

Accepted on: 09/05/2016

Published on: 09/05/2016

  • T. Sumathi, R. Nagarajan and K. Thiyagesan (2015), Effect of water depth and salinity on the population of Greater Flamingo
    (Phoenicopterus ruber) in Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary,
    Tamilnadu, Southern India. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation, 2(1): 9-17. doi: 10

Abstract

The changes in the population of Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) and influence of water depth and salinity on its population were investigated in the Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary, Tamilnadu, Southern India between 2004 and 2006.

Keywords

Greater Flamingo, foraging, Point Calimere, population, Ramsar site, salinity, water depth