|Central coordinates||76o 55.00' East 15o 9.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A2|
|Year of IBA assessment||2004|
Site description Hampi, which was founded in the 14th century as the capital of the Vijaynagar Empire, lies in the heartland of the Deccan Karnataka state. It is 350 km from Bangalore. The Hampi ruins are spread over an area of about 26 sq. km, protected by the River Tungabhadra to the north and by rocky granite ridges on the three other sides. Near this historic archaeological site lies the Daroji Bear Sanctuary, spread over an area of 5,600 ha. The Daroji Bear Sanctuary and Hampi monuments which are protected by the Archaeological Survey of India together provide a safe haven for birds and other fauna.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Yellow-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus xantholaemus||-||2004||present [units unknown]||-||A1, A2||Vulnerable|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||-|
|Notes: Nature conservation and research|
|Notes: Tourism and recreation|
Acknowledgements Key contributors: S. Subramanaya and Vijay Mohan Raj.
Allen, P. R. (1908) Notes on the Yellow-throated Bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus). J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 18: 905-907.
Birdlife International (2001) Threatened Birds of Asia. BirdLife International Red Data Book. Birdlife International, Cambridge, U. K.: Birdlife International.
Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. and Inskipp, T. (1998) Birds of the Indian Subcontinent. Christopher Helm (Publishers) Ltd., London, U.K.
Subramanaya, S., Prasad, J. N. and Karthikeyan, S. (1995) In search of the Yellow-throated Bulbul. Sanctuary-Asia 15(5): 68-70.
Subramanaya, S., Prasad, J. N. and Karthikeyan, S. (in press) Status, habitat, habits and conservation of the Yellow-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus xantholaemus (Jerdon) in South India. In: A look at threatened species. Proceedings of the centenary Journal Seminar, November 2003, Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai.
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