Chinese Birds     2010 1 (4):  244-250    ISSN: 1674-7674:  CN: 11-5870/Q

Pressure from hunting on crane species in southern districts of northern Pakistan
 Farzana  PERVEEN*, Hafeez  Ullah KHAN
Department of Zoology, Hazara University, Garden Campus, Mansehra-21300, Pakistan
Received 2010-07-31  Revised 2010-10-28  Online 2010-12-30

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Corresponding author: Farzana PERVEEN