Keoladeo National Park

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Sarita Mehra
The strategic location of Keoladeo National Park (KNP), locally known as Ghana (dense thickets of woody species) within the migratory route of the wintering birds in India makes it an important ecological site Keoladeo National Park, one of the most spectacular birding sites in the world, is…
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Bharat Bhushan Sharma
India is rich in biodiversity and despite increasing human population, it holds various biodiverse regions, Rajasthan is the largest state of the Republic of India by area but it experiences less human population pressure when compared to the other states. For a layman, the mention of Rajasthan…
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Satya Prakash Mehra
Ajithkumar, C.R. (1990). The fish community of Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India, pp. 385-388 Proc. 2nd Asian Fisheries Forum, Tokyo Japan, April 1989. (Ed. R. Hirano & I. Hanyu). The Asian Fisheries Society, Manila, Phillipines.  Ajithkumar, C.R. & V.S. Vijayan (1988). On…
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R. Venkitachalam
Introduction After a gap of almost a decade, a terrestrial birds study was carried out at the Keoladeo National Park for four selected habitats. A total of 109 species from 31 families of terrestrial birds were recorded during the study period (2005-2006), a much lower figure compared to the 157…
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Satya Prakash Mehra
The Eastern Gate of Rajasthan, Bharatpur is known for its World Heritage and Ramsar Site, the Keoladeo National Park (KNP), formely known as the Bharatpur Ghana Bird Sanctuary. Locally, it is still known as 'Ghana' which means a dense forest. It acquired its name, ‘Keoladeo’ due to the presence of…
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Satya Prakash Mehra
The Keoladeo National Park is the wintering ground of an enormous congregation of migratory waterfowl, including the highly endangered Siberian Crane. The park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985 and a Ramsar site in 1981.
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Rajputana Society of Natural History
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