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  • Title
    Perch height and the hunting success of the Indian Eagle Owl Bubo bengalensis (Franklin) (Aves: Strigiformes: Strigidae) targeting anuran prey
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Investigation into the predation of a pair of Indian Eagle Owls on anurans disclosed the fact that the greatest success (52.17%) was when the owls pounced from a height of less than 2m and the lowest (12.5%) was from a height of 5–6 m. No success was recorded when the owls pounced from over a height of 6m or when they tried wading in water to catch their prey. Overall, 146 pounces were observed and the strike success was 28.7%.
    Attribution
    Eric Ramanujam, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 6 (2016); pp. 8905–8908 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2606.8.6.8905-8908
  • Title
    The butterfly community of an urban wetland system - a case study of Oussudu Bird Sanctuary, Puducherry, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    In a study on the butterfly community of the Oussudu (Ousteri) Bird Sanctuary and its environs at Puducherry, a total of 63 butterfly species belonging to 47 genera under five families were recorded which included two endemics and three Schedule I species. Nymphalidae was the most diverse and abundant butterfly family of the area followed by Pieridae. The paper also discusses the abundance and species assemblage pattern in the local butterfly fauna along with their legal/protection status and distribution patterns in the study area.
    Attribution
    Murugesan M., Arun P.R., Prusty B.A.K. (2013). Journal of Threatened Taxa 12(5) pp. 4672-4678; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3056.4672-8