Population density (mean +- SEM, per km2) of black and grey francolins in LSNP during different calendar months (1993-2004).
Distribution of juvenile in the population of black and grey francolin in different stands established in the LSNP.
Distribution of juveniles in the population of black and grey francolin during different months in LSNP.
Distribution of two sexes in the adult population of black and grey francolins in different stands of LSNP from 1993 to 2004 (kh2 for df = 1 at 0.
per km2) of black francolins during different calendar months in LSNP.
Black francolins densities (per km2 +- SEM) during different years in LSNP.
Distribution of two sexes in the adult population of black francolins in different stands of LSNP.
Distribution of two sexes in the adult black francolins population during different Calendar months in LSNP.
Available data on composition of 28 crop contents of black francolins, collected from LSNP (Khan and Mian, 2011) were used for analysis of feeding competition.
Relative distribution of different food items (Table I) suggests that this francolin utilizes a minimum of 35 plant and 16 animal species (all insects) in LSNP.
Although our results document a wide variation in the food species consumed by this francolin only 35 plant species were consumed out of a minimum of 105 identified from LSNP (Khan, 2010) suggests that this species has definite preference for food species/item.
The animal, however, was present in higher proportion (39 %) in the LSNP
samples as compared with those collected from the cultivated tracts of the central Punjab, Pakistan (28 %: Khan, 1989).