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Large-scale Habitat Mapping and Local Conservation Initiatives for Jerdon's Courser, India


Ref: 14039
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Professor Ken Norris
Lead Institution: University of Reading - CAER
Host Country Institutions: BNHS - Bombay Natural History Society
Start Date: 2005-07-01
End Date: 2008-06-30
Funding: £161,325.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: South Asia
Countries: India
Purpose: To build the information-base, supporting tools and capacity among researchers, local Government officials and local communities to identify and protect sites important for the critically endangered Jerdon's courser in Andhra Pradesh, India.
Outputs: (1) Imagery analysis completed giving estimates of habitat loss, threats and potentially new areas supporting birds. (2) Partner organisations able to assess and monitor the long-term status of Jerdon’s courser and its habitat. (3) Plans for site designation in place for appropriate areas. (4) Community Conservation Areas in place. (5) Monitoring and management manual published and distributed. (6) Dissemination workshops. (7) Publications and presentations.

Related Projects: Ecology and conservation of the endemic St Helena wirebird, Conservation of the endangered Jerdon’s courser in India

Documents:
Title: 14-039 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-039 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-039 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 14-039 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-039 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-039 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-039 AR1 Annex 3-1 canal and the courser brochure
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-039 AR1 Annex 3-2 canal newsletter
Download: Newsletter [pdf]

Title: 14-039 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-039 FR Ann5 Hornbill - Canal and Courser - article
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-039 FR Ann3 Mistnet - article
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-039 FR Ann1 Call of the Jerdons Courser - article
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-039 FR Ann2 Jerdons Courser - a conservation approach - article
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-039 FR Ann6 Digging a grave for the Courser - article
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-039 FR workshop article
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-039 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 14-039 FR Ann8 Green Governance - newsletter
Download: Newsletter [pdf]

Title: 14-039 FR Ann7 BHNS Newsletter
Download: Newsletter [pdf]