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Mammals of Sikkim

Ravikant Avasthe

Mammals of Sikkim

by Ravikant Avasthe

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Published by World Wide Fund for Nature--India, Sikkim Field Office in Sikkim .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 88) and index.

StatementRavikant Avasthe, Ajeya Jha.
ContributionsJha, Ajeya., World Wide Fund for Nature--India. Sikkim Field Office.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 97 p. :
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16730029M
LC Control Number2008307235

Various species of orchids, climbers like the robust Aroid Rhaphidophora, wild banana Musa sikkimensis, M. balbisiana, Himalayan Screwpine Pandanus nepalensis, Date Palm Phoenix sylvestris and the rare P. rupicola, the only living fossil tree of Sikkim Cycas pectinata, nettles and . Hardcover, First Edition with dustjacket pages covering over species in detail with more than species illustrated in colour and 36 in black and white by David Reid-Henry, Robert Scholz, Paul Barruel and Walter Ahrens.A Very good copy in a Very Good dustjacket with very minor edge foxing to jacket. A Nice copy.

The history of Sikkim, an area in present-day North-East India, began in as a kingdom established when India and Nepal were still many princely states with many rulers at that time and had not unified to the present Union of India and present country of Nepal. At that time Sikkim had already solidified into country then with a king known as a Chogyal or dharma king, and till 16 May Rodents make up the largest order of mammals, with over 40% of mammalian species. They have two incisors in the upper and lower jaw which grow continually and must be kept short by gnawing. Most rodents are small though the capybara can weigh up to 45 kg ( lb).

Mid-budget hotels in Sikkim There are numerous mid-budget hotels in Sikkim offering you a comfortable stay. However, if you want to save yourself the hassle of choosing hotels, you can book Sikkim tour packages. The mid-budget properties offer comfortable rooms, warm . This is a list of the mammal species recorded in are ninety mammal species in Bhutan, of which one is critically endangered, ten are endangered, fourteen are vulnerable, and three are near threatened.. The following tags are used to highlight each species' conservation status as assessed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.


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About this book. Language: English. Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve, Sikkim provides the detailed floristic account of 11 species of gymnosperms and species of angiosperms found in this reserve in Sikkim in northeast India.

Gymnosperms consist of nine genera belonging to five families, whereas Angiosperms are with genera (monocot: ; dicot: ) spread over families (monocot: 23.

Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

e assessed distribution and abundance of mammals in Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve (BR), Sikkim, India, from April to Mayusing field methods and remote cameras under varying rain.

Sikkim has around 5, flowering plants, rare orchids, 60 primula species, 36 rhododendron species, 11 oak varieties, 23 bamboo varieties, 16 conifer species, types of ferns and ferns allies, 8 tree ferns, and over medicinal plants. This particular checklist lists species of important trees found in Sikkim.

species and sub-species of mammals from Sikkim based on the collections of Crump. Information on Sikkim mammals are also available in Blanford (), Pocock (, ), Ellerman and Morrison-Scott () and Ellerman ().

Sighting records of many more mammals were reported by Biswas and Ghose () and Biswas et. () File Size: KB. The book "Flora of Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve, Sikkim" provides the detailed floristic account of 11 species of gymnosperms and species of angiosperms.

comprehensive list of species distributed in Sikkim. The basic information on ecology of some species is also provided. The book also provides a list of 98 species separately, which was reported to occur in Sikkim but were not observed by Salim Ali or his contemporary ornithologists, totaling the list to The novel idea of having an academic book celebrating the unique biodiversity of Sikkim was conceptualized by the Chief Minister of Sikkim, Shri Pawan Chamling.

The book has been made possible by sharing of knowledge by several authors, who have contributed in more ways than one. Several experts have also selflessly contributed their Size: 49KB.

The Orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya covers all the vascular plants of this group occurring in its tropical, sub-tropical and alpine zones.

A little less than a half of the Indian species of orchids are believed to have their presence in this very region. Out of 99 species of reptiles reported from Sikkim and Darjeeling Hills, 78 have been confirmed within Sikkim, and the fauna of these hills are similar (Cs = ).

Variations in. Chief Minister of Sikkim (O) (R) E-mail: [email protected] Gangtok - Sikkim I am glad to know that Sikkim Ecotourism Policy is being released to provide for broad policy guidelines to all the stakeholders.

Given the sensitive eco-system and the great responsibility on. The Geographic position, i.e. Sikkim is bound by high mountains of more than 4, m on three sides, has led to isolation of the the' population occurring in Sikkim.

Probably due to this reasons many of them have become distinct subspecies and forms. There are many Oriental species which do not occur west of Sikkim. Sikkim has a rich and varied animal life, including black bears, brown bears, red pandas, numerous species of deer, blue sheep, gorals (small goatlike mammals), and Tibetan antelope.

Tigers, leopards, and lesser cats are also found. Sikkim (/ ˈ s ɪ k ɪ m /) is a state in northeastern borders Tibet in the north and northeast, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west, and West Bengal in the south. Sikkim is also located close to India's Siliguri Corridor near is the least populous and second smallest among the Indian states.

A part of the Eastern Himalaya, Sikkim is notable for its biodiversity Capital: Gangtok. Of the species of butterflies found in the Indian sub-continent about species have been recorded from Sikkim.

This book is a first ever easy-to-know pictorial guide for identification of butterflies of the Indian subcontinent, showing more than coloured photographs of about species of 5/5(1).

Checklist Stats - Number of Species: Key to the genus and species based on easily recognizable field characters is also provided.

The book will not only fill the gap in knowledge about the flora of the biosphere reserve, but also will be useful to identify wide range of plants of Sikkim.

(jacket). Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Assessing mammal distribution and abundance in intricate eastern Himalayan habitats of Khangchendzonga, Sikkim, India Article (PDF Available) in Mammalia 75(3).

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, founded inis the world’s most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological species. When discussing the IUCN Red List, the official term “threatened” is a grouping of three categories: Critically Endangered, Endangered, and Vulnerable.

It is home to birds such as the monal pheasant, the blood pheasant (State bird of Sikkim), the satyr tragopan and the Tibetan snowcock and mammals such as the pika, the marmot, the goral, the serow, the musk deer, the barking deer, the Tibetan fox, the red panda, the black bear, and possibly the snow leopard in winter.In India, it is represented by about 80 species, of which 36 species are found in Sikkim (Pradhan and Lachungpa, ; Singh et al., ; Bhattacharyya and Sanjappa, ).

Among these, R. niveum.The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya Joseph Hooker, born years ago this year, may have been the greatest botanist of the nineteenth century, professionalizing practice of the discipline and establishing the system of botanical classification used almost universally until the advent of Author: Virginia Mills.