سال انتشار: ۱۳۹۰
محل انتشار: کنفرانس بین المللی دانش سنتی برای حفاظت از تنوع زیستی
تعداد صفحات: ۲
M. Erfani – University of Zabol, Natural Resources Faculty, Department of Environment
Mahboobeh Nakhaei Moghaddam – Biology Department, Faculty of Sciences, Islamic Azad University- Mashad Branch, Mashhad
Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata is a rare bird, which has recentlyattracted international conservation concerns. This species is listed asvulnerable on the iucn red list of threatened species (Iucn, 2008).Houbara Bustard lives in large areas of remote desert in Iran. The bird issparsely distributed over the central plateau desert region from the KavirNational Park in the north-west and the Turan desert in the north-east, southto the Sistan plain, central and southern Baluchistan, the lowlying deserts ofKhuzestan, Southern Fars, and the desert north of the Persian Gulf.There are only a few reports about the distribution, breeding and wintering of thisspecies in Iran (Mansoori 2006). Therefore serious fieldwork was still needed toidentify the real status of this bird in its range. Various habitae factors such as slope,exposure, plant cover, percent of plant species, soil conditions, water resources,threats to the species, how far the locations were from human habitation and soon, Influence this species. The aim of this study was to classify different winteringhabitats of Houbara Bustard on base of environmental variables in Sistan.