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Diversity of Farmland Bird in Western Bank Region of Erhai Lake, Yunnan Province
Author of the article:HAN Lianxian, YAN Dao, DENG Zhangwen
Author's Workplace:(Faculty of Life Sciences, Southwest Forestry University, Kunming 650224, China)
Key Words:agricultural region; bird diversity; seasonal shift; habitat type

Bird survey was carried out in western bank region of Erhai Lake in Yunnan Province. Five transects were set in agricultural region during winter, spring, summer and autumn of 2011 to record the species composition, number and habitat of birds. Finally, a total of 87 species belonging to 25 families and 11 orders were documented. The result showed that the highest level of species diversity was in autumn. Additionally, the birds diversity of shelter forest habitat was the highest among 8 detected habitats. The number of birds was calculated based on the amount of birds per hour and the results were 70.71 in spring, 79.36 in summer, 76.65 in autumn and 70.37 in winter.

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