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Birds of Foping National Nature Reserve, Shaanai
Author of the article:GONG Hui-sheng1, YANG Xing-zhong2, RUAN Ying-qin1
Author's Workplace:(1.Foping National Nature Reserve, Foping, Shaanxi Province 723400; 2.Department of Biology, Northwest University, Xian 710069)
Key Words:Foping National Nature Reserve; bird fauna; protection of birds; quantity characteristics
Abstract:Total 211 species of bird belonging to 15 orders, 40 families in which 77(37%) species of the Oriental, 96 (45%) of the Palaearctic and 38 (18%) of the extensive were collected and identified in Foping National Nature Reserve from 1981 to 1996. The composition of the bird showed that 114 (54%) species classified as remain bird, 59 (28%) as summer migratory bird, 5 (2%) as winter migratory bird, and 33 (16%) as travel bird. The distribution and migratory pattern varied remarkably in different seasons. The statistical data of 26 species of bird protected by Chinese national law showed that the Reserve had long been a resource treasure-house of national major protected birds. Especially, the Phasianidae is superior species resource in this area.
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