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Pratihar S, Mandal N, Deuti K. Field identification of long-distance migratory pipits in West Bengal state, India. JAD 2020; 2 (4) :59-63
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1- Department of Zoology, Sukumar Sengupta Mahavidalaya, Keshpur, West Bengal, India , pratihar_vu@rediffmail.com
2- Department of Zoology, Sukumar Sengupta Mahavidalaya, Keshpur, West Bengal, India
3- Zoological Survey of India, 27 JL Nehru Road, Kolkata-700016, West Bengal, India
Abstract:   (8089 Views)
In this study we document the consistent presence of the long distant migrant pipits including, Blyth’s Pipit, Tawny Pipit, Tree Pipit, Olive-backed Pipit, and Richard’s Pipit in the district of West Midnapore (Paschim Medinipur) in West Bengal state, India. We confirm via photography the record of Blyth’s and Tawny Pipits for the first time in this part of the world.
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Type of Study: Short Communication | Subject: Species Diversity
Received: 2020/01/28 | Accepted: 2020/11/12 | Published: 2021/03/31

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