Tropical Ecology and Conservation Biology Lab_Zaibin A.P.

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Tropical Ecology and
Conservation Biology Lab
  Principal Investigator:  
  Peroth Balakrishnan, Ph D  
     
 
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute (JNTBGRI)
 
 
Wildlife Research and Conservation Trust (WRCT)
 
   

 

 

   
Zaibin A.P.  
   
Visiting Researcher, Tropical Ecology & Conservation Biology Lab  
Doctoral student, Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, India.  
Associate, Wildlife Research and Conservation Trust, Nilambur, Kerala, India.  
   
Email : zaibinap (at) gmail.com, zaibinap (at) wrctindia.org  
     
Web : http://www.wrctindia.org/zaibin.htm  
  : Nicobar birds in Oriental bird images  
     
 

Research Interests:

 
  Biogeography, community ecology and species level ecology.  
     

Education:

 
   
2010-present:

Ph. D. in Avian Ecology. Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, India. Topic: Insular biogeography of Nicobar Islands from a bird community perspective.

 
   
2003-2005:
M.S. in Wildlife Science, Aligarh Muslim University, India.  
 
2001-2003:

B.Sc. in Zoology, Calicut University, India.

 
Affiliations:
 
  2011-present: Visiting Researcher, Tropical Ecology & Conservation Biology Lab, India.  
    2008-present: Associate, Wildlife Research and Conservation Trust, Nilambur, Kerala, India.  
  2006-present:

Research Fellow and Doctoral student, Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, India.

 
  2005-2006: Research co-ordinator-cum naturalist, Inheritance India Land Conservation Company Ltd., Mumbai.  
Fellowships, grants and awards:
 
 
2009-present:

Research Fellowship from Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India, through SACON.

 
 
2006-2008:
Junior Research Fellowship from Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India, through SACON.  
Publications:
 
  • Vijayan, L., Somasundaram, S., Zaibin, A. P. , and Nandan, B. 2011. Population and habitat of the Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor in Thane Creek, Mumbai, India. Flamingo , Bulletin of the Flamingo Specialist Group, 18: 58-61. [PDF]

  • Zaibin, A. P. and Pramod, P. 2011. Post-tsunami status of Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis in Nicobar Islands. In Status of Indian birds and their conservation: Proceedings of the first International Conference on Indian Ornithology (2011), Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Coimbatore. Pp : 16-18.

  • Zaibin A.P. 2011. Being at Treis: Glimpses of an island and few biogeographic mythos. In Souvenir, First International Conference on Indian Ornithology (2011), Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Coimbatore. Pp : 24-25

  • Balasubramanian, P., Vijayan, L., Pramod, P., Zaibin, A. P. , Nehru, P., S. D. Kannan. 2010. Monitoring post tsunami coastal ecosystem recovery in the Nicobar Islands and developing site-specific restoration measures. 2 nd Interim Report, submitted to the Department of Environment and Forests, Andaman & Nicobar Islands ,   Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Coimbatore.

  • Das, K.S.A., Zaibin, A. P. and Balakrishnan, P. 2008. Preliminary observations on the faunistic wealth of Golden Valley Estate, Nelliyampathy Hills, Western Ghats. Report submitted to Inheritance India Land Conservation Company Ltd., Mumbai.

  • Vijayan, L.,  N. Prasad, Muralidharan, S., Bhupathy, S.,  Dhananjayan, V.,   Zaibin, A. P. , P. Jayanthi. 2007. Mumbai Trans Harbour Sea Link (MTHL) project: study of flamingos and migratory birds. Interim report submitted to Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Ltd.,   Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Coimbatore.

  • Zaibin, A. P. 2005. Vertical stratification and community structure of birds in the southern Western Ghats: a study in natural forest and plantation. MSc. Thesis submitted to the Dept. of Wildlife Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University.

  • Zaibin, A. P. 2005. A preliminary study on some of the ecological aspects of Golden Valley in the Nelliampathy Hills. Report submitted to Inheritance India Land Conservation Company Ltd., Mumbai.

  • Zaibin , A. P. 2002.   Random notes .   Newsletter   for Birdwatchers , 42(4): 89

  • Zaibin A.P. 2000. Owlets pecking at a Shikra and notes on a Threetoed Kingfisher,   Newsletter for Birdwatchers , 40 (6) 82 - 83.  

  • Zaibin, A.P. 2000. Golden Oriole on the ground. Newsletter for Birdwatchers, 40(4): 5

 
         
Invited talks/presentations:  
     
   
  • Bird watching: A challenging and fulfilling pursuit. Talk delivered at Karunya University, Coimbatore. 2010.

 
     
Membership in academic and scientific bodies:
 
 
  • Wildlife Research & Conservation Trust
 
 
     
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