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Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea home range and habitat use during the non-breeding season in Assam, India

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Namgail, T., Takekawa, J. Y., Sivananinthaperumal, B., Areendran, G., Sathiyaselvam, P., Mundkur, T., Mccracken, T., and Newman, S., 2011, Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea home range and habitat use during the non-breeding season in Assam, India: Wildfowl, v. 61, p. 182-193.

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India is an important non-breeding ground for migratory waterfowl in the Central Asian Flyway. Millions of birds visit wedands across the country, yet information on their distribution, abundance, and use of resources is rudimentary at best. Limited information suggests that populations of several species of migratory ducks are declining due to encroachment of wedand habitats largely by agriculture and industry. The development of conservation strategies is stymied by a lack of ecological information on these species. We conducted a preliminary assessment of the home range and habitat use of Ruddy Shelduck Tadornaferruginea in the northeast Indian state of Assam. Seven Ruddy Shelducks were fitted with solar-powered Global Positioning [...]

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noteRuddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea home range and habitat use during the non-breeding season in Assam, India; 2011; Article; Journal; Wildfowl; Namgail, T.; Takekawa, J. Y.; Sivananinthaperumal, B.; Areendran, G.; Sathiyaselvam, P.; Mundkur, T.; Mccracken, T.; Newman, S.
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