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Research Paper | Zoology | India | Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016
Passeriformes Bird Species as Documented from Conservation Reserve Beed, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, India
Vikas Jangir | Meera Srivastava 
Abstract: The passerine or the perching birds belong to the largest order of birds Passeriformes, the dominant avian group on Earth today which includes more than half of all bird species and now occur in abundance on all continents except Antarctica and on most oceanic islands. Various habitat characteristics of area viz. , topography, vegetation, water availability, nesting sites and other natural as well as manmade structures decide the avian diversity of the region. The present survey was undertaken in the Conservation Reserve Beed of Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan, India. In all, 65 bird species belonging to 9 families were recorded from the region.
Keywords: Passeriformes, Bird Species, Jhunjhunu
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016,
Pages: 343 - 345