Proceedings of the Zoological Society

, Volume 72, Issue 2, pp 197–201 | Cite as

Additions to the Birds of Bangalore University Campus (BUC), India

  • S. RajashekaraEmail author
  • M. G. Venkatesha
Short Communication


The present study was designed to note the birds occurring in the microhabitats of Bangalore University Campus, India. Birds were monitored and surveyed using line transect methods that were laid in different spots of the campus. Twenty-eight species were newly added to this campus premises, out of which 20 are waterbirds. Conservation methods needed for habitat improvement through restoration of ponds and water check-dams including vegetation.


Avifauna Conservation Microhabitats 



This work was able to complete with the help of Post graduate students during their biodiversity visits in the campus, and many friends and research colleagues of the Department of Zoology, Bangalore University, Bengaluru 560 056.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Studies in Zoology, Centre for Applied GeneticsBangalore UniversityBengaluruIndia

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