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Type Journal Article - J. Agrofor. Environ
Title Cormorant conservation in a local area of Bangladesh
Author(s)
Volume 5
Issue 2
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2011
Page numbers 117-120
URL http://www.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/brahmaputra/JAE/ASFBpdf/10.AFSB5(2)pdf/26. Salim -2 Kamrul.pdf
Abstract
In the recent year Cormorant conservation began in world wide. Indian Cormorant (Phalacrocorax fuscicollis) one of them which is showing it characters as like as a local bird’s. This study observed roosting, feeding and nesting behavior of Cormorant in the Barind tract approximately 200 kilometers northwest of Dhaka and 35 kilometers northeast of Rajshahi district. It was observed that Cormorants roosted on Bamboo clump, Bombax ceiba, Mangifera indica, Syzygium cumini, Cocos nucifera, Tamarindus indica, Albizia procera, Acacia nylotica, Amoora rohituca, Swietenia mahogany, Dulbergia sissoo trees. Local small fish species like glassy fish, bele, tengra, shrimp, pale carplet, corica soborna, telapia, spotted snakehead, kakila etc. are the food materials for Cormorant in the study area. Most species (local birds) commence their nesting operations beginning of March but Indian Cormorant starts their nest July to September and laid two eggs of each pair

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