High altitude wetland migratory birds in the Sikkim Himalaya: a future conservation perspective

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Prem K. Chhetri
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6331-3002
Kusal Gurung
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7950-177X
Thinlay Namgyal Lepcha
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0050-7170
Bijoy Chhetri
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9391-5477

Abstract

Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca (Güldenstädt, 1770) and Brown-headed Gull Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus (Jerdon, 1840), two high altitude wetland migratory birds, were recorded for the first time from Sikkim, eastern Himalaya.  The importance of conservation of high altitude wetlands of the Sikkim Himalaya is highlighted.

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Chhetri, P.K., Gurung, K., Lepcha, T.N. and Chhetri, B. 2021. High altitude wetland migratory birds in the Sikkim Himalaya: a future conservation perspective. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 2 (Feb. 2021), 17832–17836. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5610.13.2.17832-17836.
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