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Report on Asian Waterbird Census (AWC 2016) in 25 Wetlands of Jharkhand.

Report on Asian Waterbird Census (AWC 2016) in 25 Wetlands of Jharkhand.

The Census was conducted form 30th December 2015 to 6th February 2016.

Table 1:  Study (Census) Sites

Sl. No.

Study Site

Status   (Sanctuary, IBA)

District

Total Census of Birds

1

Lotwa Dam

Hazaribag Wildlife Sanctuary/IBA

Hazaribag

128

2

Tilaya Dam*

Potential IBA

Koderma

7151

3

Udhuwa Lake Bird Sanctuary*

Udhuwa Lake Bird Sanctuary/IBA

Sahibganj

5088

4

Hatia Dam*

 

Ranchi

3906

5

Getalshud Dam*

 

Ranchi

2215

6

Patratu Dam

 

Ramgarh

7396

7

Kanke Dam

 

Ranchi

2629

8

Khandoli Dam

 

Giridih

2720

9

Topchanchi Jheel

Topchanchi Wildlife Sanctuary/Potential IBA

Dhanbad

455

10

Panchet Dam*

 

Dhanbad

8294

11

Maithon Dam*

Potential IBA

Dhanbad

6481

12

Masanjore Dam*

 

Dumka

8171

13

Garga Dam

 

Bokaro

976

14

Tenughat Dam*

 

Bokaro

3472

15

Konar Dam*

 

Hazaribag

4119

16

Baudha Dam

 

Hazaribag

44

17

Chharwa Dam

 

Hazaribag

1462

18

Gonda Dam

 

Hazaribag

603

19

Chandil Dam

 

Saraikela

2138

20

Dimna Lake

Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary/ Potential IBA

Jamshedpur

323

21

Sitarampur Dam

 

Saraikela

2002

22

Kansjore Dam*

 

Simdega

186

23

Tapkara Dam

Palkot Wildlife Sanctuary

Palkot

46

24

Malay Dam*

 

Latehar

1694

25

Kamaldah Lake

Palamau Tiger Reserve / IBA

Palamau

134

TOTAL

71833

 Source : Satya Prakash1,3, M.D.Dwivedi5,6 , M.Raziuddin5,9,10 Arvind Mishra 2,4 , Kevin Paul7, Dr. Ketaki Marthak7, Murari Singh5 and Indrajeet Samanta 5

AWC State Coordinator (Wetlands International) - (Jharkhand1 and Bihar2), IBCN State Coordinator (BNHS)-Jharkhand3 and Bihar4, IBCN Member (BNHS) 5,

Adhikari Foundation For Nature Conservation -Jharkhand6, Conservation Education Centre (CEC), BNHS, Mumbai7 ,

Pro Vice–Chancellor, Ranchi University, Ranchi9, Member-Jharkhand Biodiversity Board10