Birds of Behali Wildlife Sanctuary, an Important Bird Area of Assam, India


  • Ranjit Kakati Department of Zoology, Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014, Assam, India
  • Dipankar Borah Department of Botany, Goalpara College, Goalpara, 783101, Assam, India
  • P.K. Saikia Department of Zoology, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam 781014, India
  • Ajit Hazarika Tyagbir Hembaruah College, Jamugurihat- 784180, Assam, India



Behali Reserve Forest, bird sanctuary, threat status, residential status


The avian diversity of Behali Wildlife Sanctuary, an Important Bird Area IN-AS-05 (A1 and A3) is documented here. A total of 283 species of birds belonging to 21 orders, 69 families, and 194 genera were recorded. The study recorded one critically endangered species, 2 endangered species, 7 vulnerable species, 13 near threatened species and 260 species were least concern. Distribution of birds within the reserve forest and IUCN Red List Categories of them are also provided here.


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How to Cite

Kakati, R. ., Borah, D., Saikia , P. ., & Hazarika, A. (2022). Birds of Behali Wildlife Sanctuary, an Important Bird Area of Assam, India. Annales Universitatis Paedagogicae Cracoviensis Studia Naturae, 7, 77–107.