Avian survey in tourist sites near Putao in northern Myanmar

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Alexey E. Scopin
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9336-4596
Vladimir N. Sotnikov
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4850-3056
Dmitry V. Skumatov
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0242-4996
Alexey A. Sergeyev
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9461-5131

Abstract

We present the results of short ornithological observations conducted in November–December 2014 and December 2015 in the territory near Putao in northern Myanmar at elevations below 1,500m.  We recorded 105 species, which were mostly resident birds, and evaluated the species abundance with a relative scale along tourist walking routes in the area.  The bird species richness in the Mali Hka River Valley was observed to be less than in the adjacent virgin mountain forests.  Our results could be used for future bird monitoring fieldworks.

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Scopin, A.E., Sotnikov, V.N., Skumatov, D.V. and Sergeyev, A.A. 2019. Avian survey in tourist sites near Putao in northern Myanmar. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 3 (Feb. 2019), 13377–13384. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4176.11.3.13377-13384.
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Author Biographies

Alexey E. Scopin, Zhitkov Russian Research Institute of Game Management and Fur Farming, 79 Preobrazhenskaya St., 610000 Kirov, Russia

Department of Animal Ecology

Doctor of Biological Science

Vladimir N. Sotnikov, Kirov Zoological Museum, 179 Lenina St., 610000 Kirov, Russia

Department Ornithology

 

Researcher

Dmitry V. Skumatov, Zhitkov Russian Research Institute of Game Management and Fur Farming, 79 Preobrazhenskaya St., 610000 Kirov, Russia

Department of biological Resources

Doctor of Biological Science

Alexey A. Sergeyev, Zhitkov Russian Research Institute of Game Management and Fur Farming, 79 Preobrazhenskaya St., 610000 Kirov, Russia

Department of Animal Ecology

Doctor of Biological Science

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