CMPA Technical Report Series No. 35. Avifaunal Survey to Understand Bird- Habitat Linkages at Khijadiya Wildlife Sanctuary and Gosabara Wetland in Gujarat

Avifaunal surveys were conducted with regard to the habitat use of key species, to understand the interlinkages of key bird species with habitat and floral components of the ecosystem. The two wetlands – Khijadya Bird sanctuary and Gosabara Wetland -are proposed to be declared as Ramsar sites, based on the water bird criteria. A clear understanding of habitat requirements of the key species would be of help for the wetland managers in maintaining the ecological character of the wetland