The birds diversity of the wetland habitats in the Fifa Nature Reserve, Jordan

Abdullah AlOshoush*, Fifa Nature Reserve, The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature, Amman, Jordan
email: abdullah.aloshoush@rscn.org.jo
Mohammed Al-Zoubi, Conservation Monitoring Center, The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature, Amman, Jordan
* Corresponding author

Abstract: The diversity of the bird communities of wetland habitats in the Fifa Nature Reserve was studied during August 2017 to March 2018. The methods used were direct observation and spot counts. A total of 81 species of 31 families was recorded, including 52 Species of migrants. The largest number of birds was recorded in January and the lowest in March. Little Egret, Cattle Egret, Gray Heron, Spur-winged Lapwing, Black winged-Stilt, Moorhen, Teal and Garganey were the most abundant migrant species. Dead Sea Sparrow, Laughing Dove, Crested Lark, Reed Warbler, and White Wagtail were the most common resident species.

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Jordan Journal of Natural History, 4, (2017),  37-46.

Other articles published in the same issue: Jordan Journal of Natural History, vol.4, iss. 4.

 

 

 

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