본문 바로가기
HOME> 논문 > 논문 검색상세

논문 상세정보

Journal of Asia Pacific biodiversity v.11 no.4, 2018년, pp.494 - 502  

Assessment of wetland flora and avifauna species diversity in Kafa Zone, Southwestern Ethiopia

Woldemariam, Wondimu    (Department of Natural Resource Management, Kafa Zone Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Office, Bonga, Ethiopia   ); Mekonnen, Tariku    (Department of Natural Resource Management, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia   ); Morrison, Kerryn    (Endangered Wildlife Trust, Johannesburg, South Africa   ); Aticho, Abebayehu    (Department of Natural Resource Management, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia  );
  • 초록

    Abstract Wetland disturbance, degradation, and losses affect wetland-dependent plant and animal species. This study explored the extent of wetland area changes and diversity of plant and bird species in Kafa Zone—one of the most biodiversity-rich area in Ethiopia. Wetland size change and plant and bird species assessment were conducted at two wetlands: Alemgono and Doil following standard scientific procedures. In the past 15 years, 10.2–325.07 ha of wetland areas were converted to other land forms for various uses. The wetlands comprise 36 plant species belonging to 18 families and 56 bird species. Human disturbances and colonization of nonhydrophytes remained as major problems of the wetlands. Alemgono wetland was composed of a large number of plant species with high richness and evenness, whereas Doil wetland contained relatively few species, low richness, and high dominance. Unlike Alemgono, Doli wetland has high bird species richness, evenness, and low dominance. Based on the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Red List criteria, 1.82% of birds of the study wetlands were critically endangered, 5.45% were vulnerable, 1.82% were near threatened, 80% were least concerned, and 10.91% were not assessed. This reveals that wetlands of the study area are the habitat for globally threatened bird species and that appropriate conservation measures are needed to save these species. Highlights Wetlands in the study area were declined by 4.06–28.22 % in the past 15 years. 36 plant species belonging to 18 families were identified from two wetlands; among species 53.85% in Alemgono and 55.56% in Doli wetlands were non-hydrophytes. 56 bird species were identified from the wetlands; of these, 1.82% were critically endangered, 5.45% were vulnerable, 1.82% were near threatened. The study wetland habitats had high plant and bird diversity index.


  • 주제어

    Species diversity .   Wetland bird .   Wetland degradation .   Wetland disturbance .   Wetland plant.  

 활용도 분석

  • 상세보기

    amChart 영역
  • 원문보기

    amChart 영역

원문보기

유료 다운로드의 경우 해당 사이트의 정책에 따라 신규 회원가입, 로그인, 유료 구매 등이 필요할 수 있습니다. 해당 사이트에서 발생하는 귀하의 모든 정보활동은 NDSL의 서비스 정책과 무관합니다.

원문복사신청을 하시면, 일부 해외 인쇄학술지의 경우 외국학술지지원센터(FRIC)에서
무료 원문복사 서비스를 제공합니다.

NDSL에서는 해당 원문을 복사서비스하고 있습니다. 위의 원문복사신청 또는 장바구니 담기를 통하여 원문복사서비스 이용이 가능합니다.

이 논문과 함께 출판된 논문 + 더보기