STATUS OF RAPTORS IN FOREST HABITAT INAND AROUND NAINITAL LAKE, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA

Vinay Singh1, Satpal Singh Bisht2 and Neha Rajwar3 Department of Zoology, D.S.B. Campus Kumaun University, Nainital-263002, Uttarakhand, India [Corresponding author: singhvinay.vs93@gmail.com]Received: 02-11-2018 Accepted: 28-11-2018 AbstractPresent study was conducted in and around Nainital Lake to understand the status of raptors in forest habitats.Observational¬†investigations carried out using avian study field binocular and DSLR camera and line transect method was adopted for bird¬†counting. Fourteen species of raptors belonging to family Accipitridae and Strigidae were recorded during study period i.e.February¬†2017- March 2018. Steppe Eagle Read More …