Global Advanced Research Journal of Agricultural Science (GARJAS) ISSN: 2315-5094
November 2016 Vol. 5(11): pp. 405-412
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Checklist of Bird Species at the Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands, Nigeria

Sabo, B. B.

 

Jigawa Research Institute, PMB 5015, Kazaure, Jigawa State,

Email: bashirsabo@yahoo.com

Accepted 07 November, 2016

 

Abstract

A study to generate a checklist of bird species at the Hadejia-Nguru wetlands, Nigeria, was conducted between October – December 2015. Eight point counts stations measuring 400 m were each placed on the different habitat types and each surveyed three times within the study period. One Hundred and Sixty four bird species from 50 families were recorded during the survey. Four of the 164 bird species recorded were endemic to Africa, which were the Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus, Bearded Barbet Lybiusdubius, Vieillot’s Barbet Lybiusvieilloti, and Ospray. The results of this study showed that the bird species found at the Hadejia-Nguru wetlands are either Residents like the African grey hornbill, Cattle Egret, Black-headed Heron, Vinaceous Dove, Grey-headed Kingfisher; Intra- African migrants like the Abdim Stork; Vagrants like the Squacco Heron, Black-crowned Night Heron and Palearctic Migrants like the White Stork. Majority of the bird species identified were of Least Concern 3.1 IUCN status, some are vulnerable like grey falcon, where as Pallid Harrier, Red-neck Falcon and Red-footed falcon are Near threatened and some bird species where not evaluated like intermediate egret and purple swamphen 3.1 IUCN status. The checklist produced will provide information for further research.

Keywords: Checklist, Bird species, Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands.

 

 

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