Volume No. 11 Issue No.: 2 Page No.: 281-290 October-December 2016
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MIGRATORY AND RESIDENT MIGRATORY BIRDS AND THEIR INTERRELATIONSHIP WITH LOCAL BIRDS IN THE MADHAV NATIONAL PARK, SHIVPURI, MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA
Arya M.*1 and Mishra A. K.2 1
1. Department of Zoology, Government K.R.G. P.G. (Auto.) College, Gwalior (INDIA)
2. Department of Zoology, Government S.M.S. P.G. College, Shivpuri (INDIA)
Received on : September 20, 2016
The study was conducted in SakhyaSagar Lake and Madhav Lake which is situated inside the Madhav national park, Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh, India. A systematic survey of avifauna was done between April 2006 to March 2008 and a total of 73 species of wetland birds were recorded belonging to 18 families 8 orders. Out of 73 species of wetland birds found in Madhav national park, 25 species were residents, 29 resident migrants and 19 migrants. Seasonal visitor wise fact is that, out of 73 species, 38 winter visitors, 23 vagrant and 12 species were seen in every season. Maximum migratory birds began to arrive in mid of October or early of November and most of them start leaving by the end of February. The winter migratory birds that arrived in Park were 14% in October, 33% in November, 46% in December and 07% in mid of January. The departure began from February and completed by April. The percentage of species that departed from Park was 17% in February, 49% in March and 34% in April.
Keywords : Arrival, Departure, Migratory birds, Resident birds, Madhav national park