Mohd Shoaib and Jinesh Kumar Singh
Birds are an essential part of the environment. They are essential to maintaining ecological harmony. The main objective of the present survey is focused on the assessment of the avifaunal diversity of Patna Pakshi Vihar bird sanctuary. According to the results, between November 2021 and December 2022, a total of 160 bird species from 45 different families were spotted. The Anatidea family was the most numerous among the area’s bird records, followed by the scolopacidae and the Ardeidae. Birds were also categorized as either permanent inhabitants, short-distance migrants, or seasonal visitors based on the time of year they were seen. In order to learn more about the birds in the area, researchers utilized both line transects and the point count approach
Keywords: Patna Pakshi Vihar, Avifauna diversity, point, line transect method etc.