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Important Bird Areas of Maharashtra: Priority Sites for Conservation

Comprehensive information about the Important Bird Areas of Maharashtra
Authors are eminent ornithologists

By: Asad R Rahmani (Author), M Zafar-ul Islam (Author), Raju Kasambe (Author)

182 pages, 77 colour photos, 21 maps

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Jul 2014 | #214080 | ISBN-13: 9780198098683
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About this book

This volume is part of a series of books on important bird areas (IBAs) of specific states, which is an extension of Important Bird Areas in India: Priority Sites for Conservation (2004) that described 466 IBAs for India. Important Bird Areas of Maharashtra provides comprehensive information about the IBAs in the state of Maharashtra. As a part of the IBAs series, this book has up-to-date scientific information on twenty important sites which need conservation attention. Also contains information on seven additional sites that have been identified by using the global IBA criteria set by BirdLife International, UK.


- Preface
- Message
- Acknowledgements
- Introduction

- Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary
- Burnt Island
- Gangapur Dam and Grasslands
- INS Shivaji and Adjoining Areas, Lonavla
- Jaikwadi Bird Sanctuary
- Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary
- Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary
- Mahul Sewri Mudflats
- Melghat Tiger Reserve
- Nagzira Tiger Reserve
- Nandur Madhmeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
- Navegaon National Park
- Ozar, Wani, and Adjoining Grasslands
- Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary
- Sanjay Gandhi National Park-Tungareshwar Complex
- Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve
- Taloda Reserve Forest
- Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary
- Thane Creek
- Toranmal Reserve Forest

- Amboli-Tilari Reserve Forest
- Chandoli National Park
- Hatnur Dam
- Mahendri Reserve Forest
- Pench Tiger Reserve
- Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary
- Ujjani Reservoir
- Index

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