On the birds of Marivan County, western Iran: an update

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Fatah Zarei
Seyed Naseh Hosseini
Jalal Pezeshk
Loghman Maleki
Hamid Reza Esmaeili

Abstract

To update the avian checklist and note their conservation status in Marivan County, western Iran, we report the addition of 28 species belonging to six orders and 13 families recorded during our field observations in 2015–2017 outside the range of Zarivar Wildlife Refuge.  With 255 species reported in previous surveys from the Zarivar Wildlife Refuge and Marivan County, as well as 28 additions here, the avian checklist of Marivan County reaches 283 species from 19 orders and 57 families, which is equivalent to about 51.2% of total bird species recorded from Iran.  Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species applies to five species and the Appendix II applies to 34 species.  The Red List considers six species as Vulnerable, three species as Endangered and 11 species as Near Threatened.  In addition, 15 species are endangered and another 43 species are protected species based on the rules and regularities/laws of the Iranian Department of the Environment.

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Zarei, F., Hosseini, S.N., Pezeshk, J., Maleki, L. and Esmaeili, H.R. 2018. On the birds of Marivan County, western Iran: an update. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 10, 5 (Apr. 2018), 11613–11617. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3848.10.5.11613-11617.
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Author Biographies

Fatah Zarei, Zoology Section, Department of Biology, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz 71454, Iran.

PhD Candidate of Systematic Zoology at Shiraz University, Iran.

Professional birdwatcher and ead of Zarivar Bird Records Group, Chya Green Association, Marivan, Iran.

Member of biology society of Iran

Member of ichtyology society of Iran

Member of genetic society of Iran

Member of anthropology society of Iran

 

 

Seyed Naseh Hosseini, Zarivar Bird Records Group Bureau, Chya Green Association, Marivan 6671915640, Iran. Kurdistan Provincial Representatives, Iran Bird Records Committee (IBRC), Tehran, Iran.

Professional birdwatcher and representative of Kurdistan Province at Iran Bird Records Committee (IBRC), Tehran, Iran.

Jalal Pezeshk, Zarivar Bird Records Group Bureau, Chya Green Association, Marivan 6671915640, Iran.

Wildlife photographer and conservation biologist at Chya Green Association, Marivan, Iran.

Loghman Maleki, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj 66177-15175, Iran

Assistant professor of systematic zoology at University of Kurdistan, Iran.

Hamid Reza Esmaeili, Zoology Section, Department of Biology, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz 71454, Iran. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Palaeontology & Geobiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Richard-Wagner-Straße 10, D-80333 Munich, Germany.

Professor of Ichthyology Head of Zoological Museum of Shiraz University, Collection of Biology Department, Shiraz (ZM-CBSU). Member of the Iranian Society of Ichthyology (http://www.isi-org.ir) Editor-in-chief : Iranian Journal of Ichthyology (http://www.ijichthyol.org/index.php/iji/index) Co-Editor (Biology Section): IRANIAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (IJST) (http://ijsts.shirazu.ac.ir/).

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