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By Herbert H. T. Prins,Tsewang Namgail

Birds migrating around the Himalayan zone fly over the top peaks on the planet, dealing with enormous physiological and climatic demanding situations. The authors convey the various concepts utilized by birds to deal with those demanding situations. Many wetland avian species are obvious within the high-altitude lakes of the Himalayas and the adjacent Tibetan Plateau, reminiscent of Bar-Headed ducks. Ringing programmes have generated information regarding origins and locations, and this publication is the 1st to provide details at the bird's detailed migratory paths. Capitalising on wisdom generated via satellite tv for pc telemetry, the authors describe the migratory routes of a mess of birds flying over or skirting the Himalayas. The myriad of threats to migratory birds and the wetland procedure within the imperative Asian Flyway are mentioned, with how you can mitigate them. This quantity will tell and convince policy-makers and conservation practitioners to take applicable measures for the long term survival of this specific migration.

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