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An updated checklist of the birds of the Kerala Agricultural University main campus is presented here.Â The current checklist includes 172 species in 60 families and 17 orders.Â The campus avifauna includes two Western Ghats endemic species and three globally threatened species.Â The Kerala Agricultural University main campus also supports 11 species of birds included in Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and 16 species that are listed in Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES).Â Seasonality chart prepared using eBird is also provided for each of the species.
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