Detail of Grant Awarded General Researches
Study on Birds Using Cutover Area at Mountainous District in Tama River and Akikawa River Basin, Japan
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|Tama Mountain Hawk-eagle Research Team|
Recently, in the mountainous watersheds of the Tama River, large scale deforestation is being conducted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government for reasons such as pollen-based allergy prevention. As a result, much open space is created and this is seen to have great impact on various living things. In this study, we conducted field studies of the grey nightjar (Caprimulgus indicus) and grey-faced buzzard (Butastur indicus) in 2015 and 2016 to find out the relationship between their inhabitation and deforested areas.
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