Diet of Asian Glossy starling (aplonis panayensis) in Kuching city

Nursyafiqah, Binti Shazali. (2013) Diet of Asian Glossy starling (aplonis panayensis) in Kuching city. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The research was carried out to determine the diet of Asian Glossy Starling in Kuching City. A total of 51 fecal samples were analyzed. The results showed the diet of Asian Glossy Starling comprised of insects and plant parts. The insects are from the Order Hymenoptera only (70 individuals) whereas the plant parts comprised of figs (86%), Vitex sp. (2%) and unidentified plant materials (12%). The families of Hymenoptera identified in faeces samples are family Agaonidae (45 individuals), Formicidae (18 individuals), and Ormyridae (7 individuals). The rest is as unidentified insects (5 individuals). There significance differences in frequency occurrence of insects and fruits in the diet of starling. From the faecal analysis, the insects in the diet ofAsian Glossy Starling is mainly from the figs they have been eaten.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2013.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Asian Glossy Starling, diet, insect, fecal samples, figs, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2018 03:59
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2018 03:59
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/20059

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