Contribution to the birds and mammals of Ladakh (N India)

  • J. Flousek Krkonose National Park, 543 01 Vrchlabi, Czech Republic
Keywords: birds, mammals, Ladakh


Altogether 86 bird and 11 mammal species were observed during two one-month visits to eastern, southern and central Ladakh (ca 3300–5500 m asl) in 2007 and 2011: they are listed, and more detailed information added for some of them. Data on abundance and family size of Anser indicus on the lake Tso Moriri are given, a detailed map with numbers of Equus kiang in visited areas is provided, and occurrence of the endangered species Grus nigricollis and Panthera uncia is confirmed. A new bird species (Emberiza stewarti) is added to the list of Ladakh’s vertebrates.

How to Cite
Flousek, J. (2011). Contribution to the birds and mammals of Ladakh (N India). Oecologia Montana, 20(1-2), 27-32. Retrieved from
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