Species Diversity and Density of Birds in Kuching City, Sarawak, Malaysia

Jong, Elita Mei Qi (2015) Species Diversity and Density of Birds in Kuching City, Sarawak, Malaysia. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This research on urban birds was conducted between November 2014 and February 2015 at different part of Kuching City. The purpose of this research was to study the species diversity and density of birds in the old part of Kuching City and the recent develop urban area. Bird observation was carried out twice, morning between 0700. to 1100h and evening, between 1600 and 1800h. The length of each line transect was one kilometer. The data was analyzed using EstimateS 9.1.0, PAST 3.06 and Distance 6.2. A total of 761 individuals comprising of 9 species from 5 families were recorded. Eurasian Tree-Sparrow (Passer montanus) was the most abundant species recorded with a total of 262 individuals followed by Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) with 224 individuals and Asian Glossy Starling (Aplonis panayensis) with 101 individuals. The density of bird was 16.716 individuals/ha in Kuching old City and 11.428 individuals/ha in Kuching new township.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2015.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Species diversity, Density, Bird, Line transect, Kuching City.
Subjects: S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Unai
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2021 06:46
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2021 05:01
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/34316

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