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The present systematic field study was conducted on the investigation of avifauna (bird species) in the specific sites (local habitat) of CCS University Campus, Meerut for five months from February to June 2012 (Spring-Summer). Observations were recorded in monthly and different time of the day (morning, mid-day and evening). Various variables like family name, habitat preference and characteristic features (identifying features) were noted during the survey. A total of 42 species, belonging to 12 orders, 26 families and 36 genera, were recorded. The most of the bird’s species are frequently visitor and also the most of species used more than one habitat and the highest number of species, 38 (90.47%), was observed on the trees, whereas the lowest number of species, 4 (9.53%), was found around the ponds.


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Rana, N. ., Pandey , R. K. ., & Bhardwaj, S. K. . (2013). Avifauna of CCS university campus, Meerut (U.P.). Environment Conservation Journal, 14(3), 151–159.


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