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List of Buceros issues

 

 

Sr. No.

 

Volume & Issue No.

 

Year

 

Contents

 

1

1

(1996)

Inaugural Issue

 

2

2 (1)

(1997)

Are Common Bird Name Changes Necessary?

Early books on birds available with the BNHS library

Ramsar Sites

 

3

2 (2)

(1997)

Allan Octavian Hume special

Book Review

Ramsar Sites

 

4

2 (3)

(1997)

Ramsar Sites

 

5

2 (4)

(1997)

Common Name Changes of the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

 

6

3 (1)

(1998)

Vernacular Names of the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

 

7

3 (2)

(1998)

Standardized English Names of the Birds of the Indian Subcontinet - A proposal

 

8

3 (3)

(1998)

Bibliography of papers on Wetlands from the Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society (Volumes 1-40)

9

4 (1)

(1999)

 Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary

 

10

4 (2)

(1999)

The History of Indian Ornithology

Bird Study in India: Its History and its Importance

Field ornithology in independent India

 

11

4 (3)

(1999)

Wetlands of Tamil Nadu

 

12

5 (1)

(2000)

Bibliography of papers on Wetlands from JBNHS (volumes 41-70)

 

13

5 (2)

(2000)

Bibliography of papers on Wetlands from JBNHS (volumes 71-95)

 

14

5 (3)

(2000)

The U.S. fish and wildlife service- BNHS partnership for wildlife research & conservation in India – Introduction

 BNHS-USFWS Research Projects

Studies on the Movement and population structure of Indian avifauna (1980 - 1986)

Bird Migration Project (1986 -1991)

Bird Banding Training Project (1997-2001)

Keoladeo National Park Ecology Study (1980-1990)

Study of the Ecology of certain endangered species of wildlife and their habitats: Great Indian Bustard (1981-1987)

Study of the ecology of certain endangered species of wildlife and their habitats: Lesser Florican and Bengal Florican (1984 - 1989)

Study of the ecology of certain endangered species of wildlife and their habitats: Jerdon's Courser and Mountain Quail (1985 - 1989)

A Study on the ecology of grasslands of the India Plains with particular reference to their endangered fauna (1991 - 1995)

Ecology and Behaviour of resident raptors with special reference to endangered species (1990 - 1994)

Wintering Ecology of raptors in areas of unusual concentration (1996 - 1999)

Ecology of rare raptors (1997 - 2001)

Studies on the effect of environmental contamination on raptors with special reference to Shaheen Falco peregrinus peregrinator (1997 - 1999)

Ecology of Point CalimereWildlife Sanctuary (An Endangered Ecosystem) : 1986 – 1991

Ecology of Hill streams of the Western Ghats with special reference to fish community (1996 - 1999)

Study of the ecology of certain endangered species of wildlife and their habitats: The Asian Elephant (1993 - 1992)

Ecology of the shola and alpine grasslands of India with special reference to their endangered fauna (2000 - 2003)

 

15

6 (1)

(2001)

Standardized common and scientific names of the birds of the Indian subcontinent

 

16

6 (2)

(2001)

The Important Bird Areas programme in India

 

17

6 (3)

(2001)

 Summaries of Ph.D theses on birds

 

18

7 (1 & 2)

(2002)

Threatened Birds of India

 

19

7 (3)

(2002)

A BNHS review of the Avifaunal list of the Wildlife (protection) Act, 1972

 

20

8 (1)

(2003)

Checklist of Indian Waterbirds

 

21

8 (2 & 3)

(2003)

Annotated checklist of the Birds of Western Maharashtra

 

22

9 (1)

(2004)

Report of the International South Asian Vulture Recovery Plan Workshop

 

23

9 (2)

(2004)

A dictionary of scientific bird names originating from the Indian region

 

24

9 (3)

(2004)

A Bibliography of Anatidae of South Asia

 

25

10 (1)

(2005)

Annotated avifauna of the Upper Nilgiris, Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India

 

26

10 (2 & 3)

(2005)

Bibliography of the birds of South India

 

27

11 (1)

(2006)

Bibliography of the birds of North India

 

28

11 (2 & 3)

(2006)

Endemic birds of India

 

29

12 (1)

(2007)

National News

a)Bird spotted after 140 years           

b) Migrant watch

International News

a) Trawling threats to Albatross

b) Europe's disappearing farmland birds

Sewri - Mumbai's Ruby by Rushikesh Chavan

Grassland Hues by Sutirtha Dutta

Threatened Birds Forum - Threatened Birds of India

Species Fact sheet: Critically Endangered: Pink-headed Duck Rhodonessa caryophyllacea

Bird Quiz

 

30

12 (2)

(2007)

National News

     a) Feathered friends                               

     b) Courser's habitat under threat again

International News

a)      Globally threatened birds pay for their sex                                                                    

  b)   Lapwing finds some friends                                             

  c)  Asian rare bird first to benefit from world's largest bird conservation programme                           

  d) Bird Conservation success stories

Birds of a feather can't flock together' Bird - Aircraft Hits by Sumit Dookia

Species Fact sheet: Critically Endangered: Himalayan Quail Ophrysia superciliosa

Bird Quiz

 

31

12 (3)

(2007)

National News

    a) Safety nets to arrest bird freefall

    b) No entry in Nalabana bird sanctuary

International News

a) Government of Cambodia declares Sarus Crane Reserve

b) Two men charges with Cyprus Falcon massacre

Shore Birds ( Waders) of the Mumbai Region by Suvrashis Sarkar

The New Odyssey Revisited by Dr. Girish Jathar

Species Fact sheet: Critically Endangered: The Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti

Bird Quiz      

               

32

13 (1)

(2008)

National News

a)  78 threatened bird species in India

International News

 a) Tata withdraws Natron Project ESIA report                               b) Ornithologists announce discovery of new bird species

c) Conservation of Raptors and Falconry by Shivani Jadeja

Species Fact sheet: Critically Endangered: The Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis

Abstracts

 

 

33

13 (2)

(2008)

National News

a) Mystery killer strikes Peafowl       

b) Spurt in Peafowl deaths worries conservationists

 c) Migratory birds in  Kashmir hit by freezing conditions

International News

a) Local increase in vultures thanks to Diclofenac campaign in Nepal                       

b) Taxonomic challenge for researchers: long held assumptions of flightless bird evolution challenged by new research                                                                      

 c) Birds move farther north; climate change link considered                                                                              

  d) New bird species discovered in Gabon, Africa     

 e) Birds' harmonius duets can be 'aggressive audio warfare'

Red-wattled Lapwing in Agriculture landscape

Advanced tools and techniques in ornithology

Abstracts

 

34

13 (3)

(2008)

National News

 a)Transmitters to unravel avian migration mystery                                                                    

b) Indian vulture centres get machines to detect diclofenac                                                                                   

 c) Poachers using kids to hunt birds in Orissa's Chilika Lake                                                                                 

d) Traditional farming methods in India to protect birds                                                                                               

e) Majestic Lesser Flamingos survive in contaminated Indian waters

International News

 a) A new species of babbler discovered in China                                                               

b) Great Bustards breed in UK for the first time in 175 years                                                                                     

c) DNA confirms fastest evolving birds                          

 d) Disappearance of pine trees in Spain's Cantabrian mountains threatens the bird Cantabrian Capercaillie

Tools and Techniques: Radio telemetry: An essential tool in bird migration studies

Abstracts

 

35

14 (1)

(2009)

National News

 a) Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary may lose UNESCO recognition

 b) Pipeline plan to bring water, new life to Keoladeo National Park                                                                          

 c) By how much?                                                                     

 d) More protected land needed for Great Indian Bustard                                                                                       

 e) Delayed monsoon dries up Nal Sarovar turning it into a Poachers' Paradise

International News

a) Wader populations decline faster than ever                                                                        

 b) Bird Migration: Toxic Molecule May Help Birds 'See' North and South                                                             

c) Extinct seabird rediscovered in laboratory

Indian Bird Conservation Network (IBCN): A foundation for the conseration of Indian birds through a network of partners and collaborators

Abstracts

 

36

14 (2)

(2009)

Organizational News

 a) Impact of Climate change on the conservation of birds                                              

 b) BNHS Bird Migration Study Centre at Point Calimere, Tamil Nadu                                                            

c) Migratory Movement of Waterbirds through Uttar Pradesh and the Surveillance of Avian diseases

National News

 a) Recovery programme for Great Indian Bustard                                                                          

b) Back on menu: bird nest soup                                        

c) Second blow for Asian vultures

International News

 a) Wars on terror drives away migratory birds                                                                           

b) Birds and climate change: indicators of a changing world

Impact of climate change and habitat degradation on the avifauna by B. Venkataramani, V. Kamala & Prabhadevi. V.

Abstracts

 

37

14 (3)

(2009)

ENVIS News : Bustard Forum

Organizational News

a) First world House Sparrow Day celebrated                                                                                 b) Flamingo Festival

National News

 a) A rooftop hospital for injured birds of prey                                                                               

b) Man-made nest experiment successful

International News

 a) Bangladesh to track migratory birds by satellite                                                

 b) Sea-birds movement pattern tied to what fishermen toss away

Thol - a bird paradise of Gujarat by Girish Jathar and Dhaivat Hathi

Abstracts

 

38

15 (1)

(2010)

ENVIS Centre activities

- eBird - a realtime, online checklist program

Organizational News

a)  A house for the friendly House Sparrow

National News

a) State scheme to save Green Munias in Mt. Abu                                                                  

b) Eleven percent migratory birds under threat: BNHS                                                                                             

c) Threatened bird species in India rise to 156

International News

 a) Farmers find flooded fields can help birds, crops                                                             

b) Even small patches of urban woods are valuable for migratory birds                                                               

 c) Will birds and wind farms compete?

Birds of Thakurli Creek by Divya Varier

Abstracts

 

39

15 (2 & 3)

(2010)

ENVIS Centre on Avian Ecology 15 years of establishment (Special Issue)

40

16 (1)

(2011)

Organizational News

a) Public participation in bird ringing training workshop organized by the BNHS at Singhgad Valley, Pune

ENVIS News

a) Workshop on Conservation of Great Indian Bustard through involvement of local people

International News

a) Local Forest logging stopped - Mutulanganga IBA in Zambia

National News

a) Villagers check fall in Adjutant Stork population

41

16 (2)

(2011)

Organizational News

 a) BNHS launches revised field guide of Dr. Salim Ali & S. Dillon Ripley  

 b)Conservation loses two of its strongest pillars of support

National News

a) Supreme court clears denotification of Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary

International News

a) Farmland birds in Europer fall to lowest levels

A breeding site of Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans  in Adina Protected Forest, Malda district, West Bengal by Arunayan Sharma

Birds losing battle - a case of Uran wetlands, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra by Suvrashish Sarkar

 

42

16 (3)

(2011)

ENVIS News

 a) First database-derived data paper published in Zookeys through ENVIS Centre, BNHS

b)Participation of ENVIS staff in 2nd Global Bird Watchers' Conference 2012

Organizational News

a) The Book of Indian Birds is now available in Hindi                 b) Online survey to record decline in sparrow population             c) SAVE for law to keep vulture-killer at bay

National News

a) Artificial beaks to save hornbills from extinction                     b) Anand Agricultural University begins genetic studies on flamingos

International News

a) Climate Change Bird Atlas 

b) Tiny songbird Northern Wheater traverses the world                                                                                             

c) Overfishing threatens the survival of seabirds

Photofeature: Winged beauties of Hingolgadh Nature Education Sanctuary, Gujarat - A Photofeature

 

43

17 (1)

(2012)

An introduction to the book on "Threatened Birds of India"

 

44

17 (2)

(2012)

Special Issue for COP-11:  Data discovery and information disseminaion service of the Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre on Avian Ecology at BNHS, India

 

 

45

17 (3)

(2012)

Special Issue on Participation of ENVIS Centre in COP-11

 

46

18 (1 & 2)

(2013)

Review of existing global guidelines, Policies and methodologies for the study of impact of windmills on birds and bats: requirements in India

 

47

18 (3)

(2013)

ENVIS News

a) Flamingo Festival 2014

Organizational News

a) Vulture Safe Zone to come up in Bundelkhand

National News

a) Action for Amur Falcons brings hope for an end to hunting in Nagaland

International News

a) Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas goes mobile   

b) Do birdwatchers playback hurt fowl?

Photofeature: Bird survey in Lengteng Wildlife Sanctury and Phawngpui (Blue Mountain) National Park, Mizoram- Dr. Raju Kasambe

Abstracts

 

48

19 (1)

(2014)

Organizational News

a) Eagles facing threat from diclofenac                                                       b)Vultures to be tracked with transmitters in Maharashtra

National News

a) Neutering dogs to help bustards breed in peace

International News

a) Electrical devices 'distuirb bird navigation'   

b) Threat toeagles as deadly drug is licensed

Article: Species on the EDGE- Neha Sinha

Abstracts

 

49

19 (2)

(2014)

ENVIS News

a) ENVIS participation in Student Conference on Conservation Science

Organizational News

a) Perched on the precipice: India's vultures threatened by EU sale of killer drug

b)Migratory birds start arriving at Kodiakarai Sanctury

National News

a) Two satellite-tagged Amur Falcons return to Nagaland         b)Early winter surprise at Okhla Bird Sanctury

c) 12 lakh migratory birds flock to Kashmir Valley

International News

New data about endangered Marsh Harrier distribution inEurope

Article

Birds of Darewadi Learning Center and Watershed- Dr. Girish Jathar

Abstracts

50

19 (3)

(2014)

ENVIS News

a)     Workshop on ‘Conservation of Wildlife in
Deccan Plateau of Maharashtra – a neglected
ecosystem.

b)     Regional Evaluation-cum-Training Workshop
(Western Region), 2015.                

Organizational News

a) Mumbai flocks to Sewri to catch up with
     flamingos.                                                                

National News                                               

a)A date with the Valley                                 

 Articles                                                         

a)Kaziranga – a heaven for threatened birds
   Siddhesh S. Surve                                                       

b)Birding at Gautala Autramghat Wildlife
   Sanctuary
   Prasad P. Khangaonkar                                       

c)धाविक  आणि  त्याचे इतर  माळरानावरील पक्ष्यांसोबतचे  सहजीवन - राघवेंद्र  वंजारी  

Abstracts                                                                                                              

 

51

20 (1)

2015

 

ENVIS News-                                                   

 a)Advisory committee meeting of BNHS-ENVIS Centre

National News-                                                    

a)IBCN to compile Kerala Bird Atlas               

International News                                              

a)Bird Identification App Developed By Cornell Research Team
b)The European Robin is selected as the national bird of UK

Articles                                                                           

a)Birding in Pawalgarh Conservation Reserve,
    Uttarakhand
    Raju Kasambe and Nandkishor Dudhe               

b)Birding in North-West India
     Asif N. Khan                                                                 

c)युरोपियन रोलर- किरण मोरे            

Abstracts

 

52

20 (2&3)

2015

1) About Bustards and Grasslands                        

2)Bustards of the Indian Subcontinent              

3)The Great Indian Bustards and its decline   

4)Conservation issues                                               

5) Conservation initiatives in place and those needed                                                                          

6)GIB Species Recovery Plan (SRP)                    

7)State-wise review of GIB conservation activities                                                                        

8)Examples of bird species brought back from the brink of extinction                      

9)References and Select Bibliography                                       

53

21 (1)

2016

ENVIS News                                                                 

a)BUCEROS newsletter available at Wikipedia list of Ornithology         Journals                                       

Organizational News                                              

 a)Fly Away Home                                                      

National News                                                         

a)Shape of bird egg related to flight ability     

Articles                                                                         

a)Identify birds at a click with ‘Internet of Birds’                                                                                       Bilwada Kale                                                              

b)गोष्ट चातकाच्या सुटकेची - राजेंद्र गाडगीळ आणि शिल्पा गाडगीळ                         

Abstracts

54

21 (2)

2016

ENVIS News                                                 

a) Goa Bird Festival 2016                                         

b)Wildlife Week 2016                                              

c)ENVIS data used by media                                 

Organizational News                                                 

a)Upload & Click: How to identify the odd bird in two easy steps
    International News                                                  

b)Endangered bird spotted in SW China             

Articles                                                                          

a)Sighting of Laggar Falcon Falco jugger at Anjaneri hills– Nashik
    Avinash Bhagat and Clara Correia                       

b)ठिपकेवाली फटाकडी- राघवेंद्र वंजारी आणि राहुल वंजारी                                   

Abstracts                                       

 

55

21 (3)

2016

ENVIS News                                                                   

a)ENVIS Evalution Workshop at Ahmedabad
    Flamingo Festival 2017                              

Organizational News                                               

a)BNHS to study migratory birds along Maharashtra coast                                          

National News                                                             

a)Watch out: Bird maps of Thrissur and Alappuzha ready                                               

Article                                                                             

a)Ladakh: the land beyond
   Asif N. Khan                                                           

Abstracts

56

22 (1)

2017

ENVIS News                                                                   

a)Buceros newsletter available at
    Biodiversity Heritage Library                              

Organizational News                                                  

a)BNHS launches pigeon count, birdwatchers invited                                                                              

b)Nalabana mudflats face grassland invasion: BNHS                                                                               

National News                                                           

a)Nine more bird & biodiversity areas in Kerala                                                                              

b)No rains, no floricans                                           

c)Three Indian vulture species in
   global list for highest protection                   

International News                                             

a)Secret life of the dodo revealed                  

b)Wing shape helps swifts glide through
    storms, study suggests                                         

Articles                                                                       

a)The land of the seven kingfishers and
beyond – Bhitarkanika National Park
Siddhesh S. Surve                                                      

c)डोंबिवली का पक्षी वैभव -एस. व्ही. बेग                       

Abstracts