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Ecology of the Forest Owlet

 

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The Forest Owlet is a critically endangered bird species rediscovered after 113 years in November 1997 in Satpuda Mountains of Central India. The Forest Owlet utilizes open forests with moderate undergrowth and least anthropogenic disturbance. It preys upon rodents, skink, agamid and insects and shows seasonal variation in diet. It shows nest site fidelity during breeding season which plays a vital role in breeding success. Predation of fledglings, ovicide, infanticide and egg stealing from nest by humans are the major factors influencing the breeding success of the Forest Owlet. Encroachments, increasing use of pesticide and rodenticides, illicit woodcutting, grazing and superstitions among tribal are influencing the survival of the Forest Owlet. Community management, joint forest management and alternative livelihood through sustainable development are the key factors in long term conservation of the Forest Owlet.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC101383
AuthorGirish Jathar and Asad Rahmani
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages204
Publishing Year2011-03-07T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3844305722
Edition1 st
Book TypeZoology: Vertebrates
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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