Green Areas and Avian Species Richness in the University of Malaya Campus, Peninsular Malaysia

Ramli, R. (2004) Green Areas and Avian Species Richness in the University of Malaya Campus, Peninsular Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Science, 23 (1). pp. 73-78. ISSN 13943065

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Abstract

A survey was conducted within the University of Malaya campus in Peninsular Malaysia to determine the relationship between bird species richness and forest patches. Two standard procedures (direct observation and mist-netting) were used in the survey. A total of 87 species of birds was recorded in the study area. Although most of the species observed in this area are resident species and with no conservation implication, 22 species have been classified as globally threatened. The presence of these species indicates that the University of Malaya campus can play an important role in wildlife management and conservation particularly of urban birds.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: University of Malaya, Faculty of Science, Inst. of Biological Sciences, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bird Check-list; Bird Diversity
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Institute of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2011 00:55
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2011 00:55
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1988

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