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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 05 Jul 2016 | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 8 | Issue: 3 | Pages : 132-135

Seasonal diversity of diving birds in the Periyakulam Lake, Tiruchirappalli,
Tamil Nadu, India

Wetlands are the major feeding habitats for water birds. The water birds were estimated weekly by using total count
method during 06.00 am to 06.00 pm. Totally seven species of diving birds were observed from Junuary-2011 to December-
2012. The overall diving bird density was recorded maximum during the monsoon period of Year I and Year II i.e.
261.33±41.345/ha and 428.72±49.388/ha respectively

Keywords: conservation, coots, cormorants, diving bird, lakes, wetlands

Citation: *, ( 2015), Seasonal diversity of diving birds in the Periyakulam Lake, Tiruchirappalli,
Tamil Nadu, India. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 8(3): 132-135

Received: 2016-05-07 09:53:07; Accepted: 2016-05-07 09:53:16;
Published: 07/05/2016

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*Correspondence: S. Mohanraj