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Western Ghats (shelti village)

  1. 1. The Western Ghats biodiversity Hotspots in IndiaNISARGA VIDNYAN SANSTHACountry – IndiaTotal area : 3,287,263 sq.kmWestern GhatsTotal area : about 160,000 sq.km (4.8% of India)Protected area : 16935 sq.km (11%of Western Ghats)Mr.Vijay Kulkarni.
  2. 2. Country – IndiaTotal area : 3,287,263 sq.kmWestern GhatsThe Western Ghats ,also known by the name‘SAHYADRI’ Is a 1600 km long mountainssystem running parallel to the west coast ofIndia. The Ghats is originating from south ofthe Tapti River and extending up toKanyakumari,the southernmost tip of theIndian Peninsula.Covering an area of 1,60,000 sq.km.The Ghats traverses the six state ofGujrat,Maharashtra,Goa,Karnataka,Tamilnadu andKerla .The Western Ghats, is one of the Biologically richest area in south Asiaand 34 Global Biodiversity Hotspots for Conservation identified by theConservation International.
  3. 3. Taxonomic Type Species Endemic % EndemismAngiosperms 5000 1700 34%Fishes 288 118 41%Amphibians 131 96 73%Reptiles 197 130 66%Bird 586 16 3%Mammals 137 14 10%Butterflies 330 37 11%NVSThe Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot in IndiaBiological RichnessReferences :- Book- Sahyadris: Indias Western Ghats - A Vanishing Heritage
  4. 4. NVSThe Coastal Marine Ecosystems For Shelti Village of KonkanMaharashtra.Shelti Village
  5. 5. (Shelti Village) Approx Area0.25 Square km.NVSThis location is based at shelti village , sindhudurg district and has anarea of approximately 0.25 square km. The purpose for survey isbiodiversity .
  6. 6. Habitat- Semi- evergreen Forest / Moist deciduous forestsNVS
  7. 7. Habitat- Sandy shoresNVS
  8. 8. Ghost Crab Ocypode spNVS
  9. 9. Mangrove-Rhizophora apiculataNVS
  10. 10. NVS
  11. 11. Habitat - Rocky outcrops or sadasNVS
  12. 12. Green bea-eater – Merops orientalis
  13. 13. Spotted Dove -Stretopelia chinensisNVS
  14. 14. Malabar Pied Hornbill - Anthracoceros coronatusNVSNear Threatened
  15. 15. Malabar Pied Hornbill - Anthracoceros coronatusNVS
  16. 16. Malabar Pied Hornbill - Anthracoceros coronatusNVS
  17. 17. Malabar Pied Hornbill - Anthracoceros coronatusNVS
  18. 18. Malabar Pied Hornbill - Anthracoceros coronatusNVS
  19. 19. Malabar Pied Hornbill – ( Anthracoceros coronatus )NVS
  20. 20. Greater Racket -tailed Drongo- Dicrurus paradiseusNVS
  21. 21. Greater Racket -tailed Drongo-Dicrurus paradiseusNVS
  22. 22. Greater Racket -tailed Drongo- Dicrurus paradiseusMaking the NestNVS
  23. 23. Brown Fish Owl - Bubo zeylonensis or Ketupa zeylonensisNVS
  24. 24. Jungle Owlet - Glaucidium radiatumNVS
  25. 25. Black-headed Munia Glaucidium radiatumNVS
  26. 26. NVS
  27. 27. Orange-headed Thrush - Zoothera citrina citrinaNVS
  28. 28. Indian Peafowl- Pavo cristatusNVS
  29. 29. Coppersmith Barbet- Megalaima haemacephalaNVS
  30. 30. Oriental Magpie-Robin - Copsychus saularisNVS
  31. 31. Red-Whiskered Bulbul- Pycnonotus jocosus
  32. 32. Black Drongo -Dicrurus macrocercusNVS
  33. 33. Black-headed Oriole - Oriolus xanthornusNVS
  34. 34. Brown-Headed Barbet- Megalaima zeylanicaNVS
  35. 35. NVSJackfruit-Artocarpus heterophyllus
  36. 36. NVSMangoes -Mangifera indica
  37. 37. NVSKokum- Garcinia indica
  38. 38. NVSBanyan- Ficus benghalensisCovered in large area
  39. 39. NVSCashew- Anacardium occidentale
  40. 40. NVSSterculia foetida
  41. 41. NVSTHANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME …

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