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Avian composition of the Chittagong University Campus (CUC), Chittagong, Bangladesh was studied through direct field observations between 2007 and 2014.Â Two-hundred-and-fifteen species belonging to 63 families were recorded during the study period, which are 33.08% of the countryâ€™s total species of birds.Â Among the birds, 160 species were resident, 51 migratory and 4 vagrant; of which 101 species were very common, 36 common, 29 uncommon, 22 few and 27 rare.Â The status of these birds in CUC has also been compared with the countryâ€™s status.Â The species richness of birds in the study area reveals that it is a potential habitat for birds, so an urgent step should be taken to conserve this unique habitat in Bangladesh.
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