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Breeding Ecology of Chukor Partridge (Alectoris chukar) in Lower Dir District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Breeding Ecology of Chukor Partridge (Alectoris chukar) in Lower Dir District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Tariq Mahmood1,*, Ijaz Ahmad1, Faraz Akrim1, Abdul Hamid1, Muhammad Waseem1, Abid Hussain1 and Muhammad Sajid Nadeem2

1Department of Wildlife Management, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
2Department of Zoology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi

*     Corresponding author: tariqjanjua75@uaar.edu.pk

 

Fig. 1.

A, Map of Pakistan showing location of Lower Dir District (shaded) the study area. B, a satellite image of the area showing sampling sites (modified from Google Earth). The seven sampling sites used for data collection, including Shahbaad, Parlamar, Shenolay Payen, Ghalighy, Timargara, Badwan and Loi Shodshing.

Fig. 2.

Record of calling frequencies of Chukor Partridge in the study area, Dir Lower, Pakistan.

Fig. 3.

Field photograph of an active nest of Chukor Partridge having 8 eggs (black circle), found at Shenolay Payen site in Dir Lower, KP.

Calling frequency

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

December

Vol. 50, Iss. 6, Pages 1999-2398

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