Monitoring mammals and birds with camera traps at different altitudes of Medog, Tibet

Jianpu Wu1 Hong Luo1,2,3 Xuelin Zhu1 Bingzhang Li1 Wulin Liu1 Ping Ci1

(1.Forestry Inventory and Planning Institute of Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa 850000)
(2.Institute of Forest Resource Information Techniques, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing 850000)
(3.Institute of Forest Resource Information Techniques, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing 100091)
【Knowledge Link】Fagaceae; habitats

【Abstract】In China, Medog County of Tibet is one of the areas with relatively abundant biodiversity and there are 70 kinds of mammals and 385 kinds of birds (Zheng et al., 1983; Feng et al., 1986; Guo, 2004; Wen et al., 2014). However, previous studies rarely focus on the mammals and birds in Medog due to the limitation of transportation and other adverse factors. As the road to Medog opened in 2014, Wen et al. (2014) and Liao et al. (2015) successively report the research achievements on the mammals and birds in Medog. Zhao et al. (2015) and Liang et al. (2014) report the new records of birds in Medog, e.g., Sphenocichla humei, Falco severus and Halcyon smyrnensis. What’s more, Li et al. (2015) find a new species of Macaca in Medog, i.e., M. leucogenys.


【Funds】 Second Survey Project on Terrestrial Wildlife Resources of Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Vol 24, No. 03, Pages 351-354

March 2016


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  • 1 Study sites and methods
  • 2 Results
  • 3 Discussion
  • Supplementary Material
  • References