Prasanta Kumar Saikia

Prasanta Kumar Saikia

Professor

MSc (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)

Animal Ecology and Wildlife Biology

Department of Zoology
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Email:- pksaikia@gauhati.ac.in

 Dr.  Prasanta Kumar Saikia M. Sc. Ph.D. (GU), Post Doc. (University of Leeds, UK; PRBO, ICF and WCS, USA); Commonwealth Fellow, London; SRF, CSIR, Professor in Zoology, GU.

In charge Animal Ecology & Wildlife Biology,Deputy Coordinator, UGC SAP DRS Phase-III-Biodiversity Thrust Area,Member  Secretary, Institutional Animal Ethical Committee, Gauhati University. State Coordinator, Asian Waterird Count(AWC), Wetland International, Netherland. IUCN SSC Member, Storks Ibises and Spoonbill Specialist Group (SIS Group).

 

 

 Post Graduate Degree: Zoology, Specialization in Animal Ecology & Wildlife Biology (GU)

PhD. (Avian Ecology and biology: Gauhati University.

Thesis Title: Eco-biology of Adjutant Storks( Leptoptilos dubius and Leptoptilos javanicus) with special reference to Leptoptilos javanicus (Horsfield), in the Brahmaputra Valley, Assam.

Special Training on Wildlife Biology & Biodiversity Conservation & Management,  Handling of Bio-Statistical Software.

Wildlife Conservation and management Training Under Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.; Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun; Point Rey Bird Observatory, Farallone Island, Sanfransisco, USA  & Great Gull Island, USA(as marine Biologist to study the marine mammals and birds and data collection of marine environment for WWF-International Under University of Barkley USA); International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, Wisconsin, USA; University of Leeds, United Kingdom; Bronx Zoo, Wildlife Conservation Society (Captive breeding Programme on Wildlife), New York, USA. Post Doc. Biodiversity and Conservation (Univetrsity of Leeds, UK, as Commonwealth Fellow),2002-2003.Post Doc. Marine Biologists, Avian Biologist (study on Marine Birds, Sea Lion, Elephant Seal, harboar Seal and Whale, USA) in Farallone National Wildlife Refuge, Sanfransisco, California, and Bronx Zoo of Wildlife conservation Society, USA, April- August1997.

 

 

 

POST GRADUATE  TEACHING 

 

Teaching M. Sc. Students (General Zoology & Specialization in Animal Ecology & Wildlife Biology) and M. Sc. In Wildlife Science: 27 years at Gauhati University.  Under graduate 3 years. 

 

 

 Journal Articles (Referred)

1.      K Yadav, S Dhiman, B Rabha, D Goswami, PK Saikia, V Veer (2017). Disappearance of An. minimus and An. dirus from certain malaria endemic areas of Assam, India. Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases·11(1): 27-35.

2.      Chakraborty, A and Saikia P. K. (2017). An unusual food plant species consumed (Cyathea gigantia, A tree fern) by a Globally Endangered and endemic Primate species of Assam Trachypethecus gee Khajuria, 1956: A prospective new adaptive ray towards Anthropogenic forest disturbances in kakoijana Reserve forest, Bongaigoan, Assam, India. Journal of Global Biosciences, 6(2): 4814-4822. 

3. Jinnath Anam, Mansur Ahmed, M. K. Saikia and P.K. Saikia (2016). FOOD AND FEEDING BEHAVIOUR OF OPENBILL STORK (Anastomus oscitans) IN ASSAM, INDIA. Journal of Global Biosciences , 5:( 6): 4188-4196. ISSN 2320-1355.

4. Saikia, U., Boro, A. R. and Saikia P. K. (2015). A preliminary assessment of Bat diversity and people’s attitude towards their conservation in Baksa District, Western Assam. Keanen Journal of Science: 4: 3-8.ISSN No. 2321 – 6077. 

5. Sangma, M and Saikia PK (2015). New record of Amphibians from Tura peak reserve forest, west Garo hills district, Meghalaya, India. Journal of New Biological Records, 4(1): 115-126.

6. Ahmed, A, Anam, J, Saikia, M. K. and Saikia, P. K. (2015). Orb Weaver spider fauna of Agro ecosystem of Sonitpur District, Assam, India. Tropical Zoology, 5:29-45. ISSN No. 0971-7978..

7. Sarma, P. C. and Saikia, P. K. (2015). Effect of anthropogenic stress on Avifaunal Diversity in the Wetlands of Greater Guwahati, Assam, India. Tropical Zoology, 5:150-169. ISSN No. 0971-7978..

8. Rabha A and Saikia, P. K. (2015). Distribution localities of Royal Bengal tiger-Panthera tigriss in Manas Nationa park, Assam, India. Journal of Global Biosciences, 4(5): 2174-2180.  

9.      Sangma, M A and Saikia, P K (2015). Checklist of Amphibian Inventoried of Tura Peak of West Garo Hills, Meghalaya, Assam. Journal of Global Biosciences, 4(5): 2404-2424. 

10.  Deka B and Saikia, P. K. (2015). Diversity of chelonian species in Orang National Park, Asam, India. Journal of Global Biosciences, 4(5): 2150-2167.  

11.   Baruah, C. R. and saikia P. K. (2015). New records of Odonata from barpeta district, Assam, India. Journal of Global Biosciences, 4(5): 3335-3343.  

12.  Nath S and Saikia, P. K. (2015). A Physico chemical Assessment of the Naljhara River, A Split Channel of river Manas, in Barpeta District of Assam, India. Paripax-Indian Journal of Research, 4(3): 6-8. Journal DOI : 10.15373/22501991.

13.  Saikia, M. K.,J. kalita and P. K. Saikia. (2015). New records of Butterflies and authentication of several species of Butterflies existences in Assam. 4(2): 180-196. Journal on New Biological Reports, JNBR 4(2): 180 – 196.

14.  Saikia, Kakati M and P.K. Saikia (2015). New records of forest birds in North and South Bank Landscapes of Assam, India. Journal on New Biological Reports, JNBR 4(2): 169-176.

15.  Saikia, M. K., Saikia P. K. and Bhatta R. (2014a). Management perspectives for avian population conservation and enrichment in deepor beel Ramsar site, North-east India. Journal of Global Biosciences, Vol. 3(2): 428-451. 16.  Sangma, M and Saikia PK (2014). New records of snakes in Tura Peak of West Garo Hills, Meghalaya, India. Journal on New Biological Reports 3(3): 225 – 263.

17.  Sangma, M and Saikia PK (2014). New records of lizards in Tura peak of West Garo Hills, Meghalaya, India. Journal on New Biological Reports 3(3): 175 – 181.

18.  Ahmed, Mansur, J. Anam, Malabika Kakati Saikia, S.V. Manthen and P. K. Saikia1 (2014). Records of new Genus Chrysilla (Group Spider: Sub-order:Araneae: Family: Salticidae) in India at Agroecosystem, at Sonitpur, Assam. Journal on New Biological Reports 3(1): 38 – 43 (2014).

19.  Ahmed, Mansur, J. Anam, Malabika Kakati Saikia, S.V. Manthen and P. K. Saikia (2014). New records spider species under Wadicosa Genus (Sub-order: Araneae; Family: Lycosidae) from Agricultural field of Sonitpur District, Assam, India. Journal on New Biological Reports 3(1): 60 – 65 (2014).

20.  Ahmed, M, Anam, J and Saikia, P. K. (2014). Role of Heteropoda ventoia in household pest control: A comparative  study. Asian Journal of Biological and Life Science, 3(1):20-23.

21.  Islam, Majidul  and Prasanta Kumar Saikia (2014). A study on the road-kills of  Herpetofauna of Jeypore reserve forest, Assam. NeBIO I An international journal of environment and biodiversity Vol. 5, No. 1, February 2014, 78-83.

22.  Saikia, P. K. (2014). Endangered Wildlife of Assam. A Reviewed Assamese language Book, would be published by Assam Science Society, Assam, India. 100pp.

23.  Yadav, Kavita, Dhiman, Sunil, Rabha, Bipul, Saikia, P.K. and Veer, Vijay (2014). Socio-economic determinants for malaria transmission risk in an endemic primary health centre in Assam, India. Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 3:1-8. 

24.  Bauri, M and Saikia, P. K. (2014). Preliminary study on the food plant species of endangered Asiatic wild water Buffalo Bubalus arnee Kerr in Kaziranga National Park, Assam. NeBIO, An international journal of environment and biodiversity 5(1): 49-55.

25.  Saikia, Kakati, M., P. K. Saikia (2014). Ecology of Butterflies in tropical scattered forest of Manas Biosphere Reserve, Assam, India. Journal of Global Biosciences, 3(3): 660-680. 

26.  Islam, M and Saikia P. K. (2013). Inventory and natural history of lizards in Jeypore reserve forest, ASSAM. Reptile Rap: 15: 16-26.  ISSN No. 2230-7079. 

27.  Mandal, J and Saikia, P. K. (2013). Greater Adjutant Storks Leptoptilos   dubius Gemlin 1789: Breeding and Foraging Distribution in Kamrup District, Assam, India. European Journal of Zoological Research, 2013, 2 (1):1-5.

28.  Hazarika, B. C. Saikia, P. K. and Sarkar, P. 2013. Study on time budgeting pattern of Indian rhino in Orang National Park of Assam, India, Golden Research Thoughts, 3 (5):1-4.

29.  Bhatta, R and Saikia, P. K. (2013). Seasonal Movement Patter of Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) outside Pobitora Wildlife sanctuary, Assam, India, in pp389-397, Gupta and Vurma (eds), Animal Diversity, Daya  Publshing House, New Delhi.

30.  Boro, A. R., Saikia, U. and Saikia. P. K. (2013).  First report of Saccolaimus saccolaimus Temminck, 1838 (Chiroptera: Emballonuridae) from Assam, northeast India. Small Mammal Mail - Bi-Annual Newsletter of CCINSA & RISCINS,Volume 5( 1): 1-3. June 2013.

31.  Ahmed, M., Anam, J. Saikia M. K. and Saikia P. K. (2013). Spider species Heteropoda venotoria Linnaeus 1767 (Family: Sparassidae): A commonly used traditional medicine of Char Chapori people of Assam, India. June, 2013, Indian Journal of Arachnology, 2(1):1-15.

32.  Saikia P. K., M. Kakati & K. C. Hamer (2013).  Effect of small scale habitat disturbance on avian fauna in tropical forest of Assam, Northeast India. Journal of Threatened Taxa (Accepted).

33.  Hazarika, B. C. And P. K. Saikia. (2012). Food Habit and Feeding Patterns of Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) in Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park, Assam, India. International Scholarly Research Network. ISRN Zoology, 2012: 1-11. Article ID 259695, 11 pages doi:10.5402/2012/259695.2012. ISSN: 2090522X. 

34.  Das, J and Saikia, P. K. (2012). Diurnal activity budgeting of Large Whistling Teal Dendrocygna bicolor (Vieillot, 1816) (Anseriformes: Anatidae) in Deepor Beel wetlands, Assam, India. International Journal of Threatened Taxa (JOTT): 3(12): 2263–2267. 2012. ISSN No. 0974-7893.

35.  Upadhyaya, S. and Saikia, P.K. (2012). Population size of Cotton Pygmy Goose- Nettapus c. coromendelianus (Gmelin) in some places of Assam (India). International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, 4(1): 

36.  Upadhyaya, S. and Saikia, P.K. (2012). Food and feeding ecology of Cotton Pygmy-goose in Eastern Assam (India). International journal of NeBIO: 3(1) 60-65, March 2012. ISSN: 0976-3597.

37.  Shyam, C and Saikia, P. K. (2012).Nesting habitat characteristics and food habits of Malayan Giant Squirrel Ratufa bicolor (Sparrmann, 1778) in Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Jorhat, Assam, India. International Journal THE BIOSCAN: 6(1&2): 73-78, 2012, September/October issue.

38.  Das J. and P.K Saikia  (2012). Seasonal variation of avian diversity in Deepor Beel Wetland, Kamrup, Assam. International Journal of NeBio, 3(1):25-34, March.

39.  Nath S & Saikia P. K. (2012). Fish Diversity of Naljhara-Beki River System within Barpeta District of Assam representing river Manas. Humytech, 2(1): 85-93. 

40.  Debnath, P.C. & Saikia P. K. (2012). Amphibian fauna of Barpeta District, Assam with notes on their Natural History. Humytech, 2(1): 66-73. .

41.  Devi, O. S.  & P. K. Saikia. (2012). Diet composition and habitat preferences of fruit eating pigeons in a tropical forest of eastern Assam, India. International Journal of NeBio, 3(2): 51-57.

42.  Devi, O. S.  & P. K. Saikia. (2012). Nest-site characteristics of Yellow-legged Green pigeon, Treron phoenicoptera in tropical evergreen Forest patches of eastern Assam, India. International Journal, THE BIOSCAN, 7(2): 277-282.

43.  Devi, O. S.  & P. K. Saikia. (2012). Notes on the nesting behaviour of Yelow-footed Green pegion Treron phoenicoptera(Columbidae) at Jeypore Reserve Forest, Assam India. International Journal of Threatened Taxa. 4(3): 2470-2475..

44.  Borah, P., Acharjee, B. K., Das, M. & Saikia, P. K.  (2012). Diversity and distribution of Damselflies in Gauhati University campus, Assam, India International journal of NeBIO 3(ii): 33-36..

45.  Deka, B and P. K. Saikia (2012). Diversity and Distribution of Chelonian species in Orang National Park, Assam, India. 2012. Reptile Rap

46.  Dewan, K and Saikia, PK. (2012). Population count, nesting records and conservation threats of adjutant Strok (Gas &Las) in brahmaputra valley, Assam, India. Save Nature to Survive, Indian J. L.Sci. 2(1) : 117-118.

47.  Dewan, A. K and Saikia, P. K. (2012). A study on Kapla wetland complex -threatening wetland of western Assam. Indian J.L.Sci.2(1) : 87-90.48.  Saikia, P. K. (2012). Indian Gharial (Gavialis gengeticus): Status, Ecology and Conservation. In Page 42-58., Singaravelan et al. (eds) threatened Wildlife of India (in Chapter IV).

49.  Devi, O. S., Islam, M., Das, J and Saikia, P. K. ( 2012). Avian-fauna of Gauhati University Campus, Jalukbari, Assam. The BIOSCAN, 6(1&2): 79-84.

50.  Mandal, J. and Saikia, P. K. (2012). Conservation Perspectives of Deepor beel wetland for biodiversity and human welfare. Proc. NCHWQM.

51.  Yadava, K., Natha,M. J., Talukdara, P. K., Saikia,P. K.,  Baruaha, I. Singha,L. (2012). Malaria risk areas of Udalguri district of Assam, India: a GIS-based study.

 

 52.Saikia, B. P. and Saikia, P. K. (2012). Elephus Reviewed: Edited Book, Published by National Publisher, The Book Land, Guwahati, Assam. 1-86 pp. 2012. ISBN No. 978-81-89872-79-3.

53. Rabha, A and Saikia, P. K. (2012). Tigris Reviewed: Edited Book, Published by National Publisher, The Book Land, Guwahati, Assam. 1-40 pp. 2012. ISBN No. 978-81-89872-59-5.

54.      Rabha, A and Saikia, P. K. (2012). Conservation threat to Tiger. In p. 68-77, Rabha A. and Saikia B. P. (eds). Manas, Bookland Publishers, Guwahati, Assam.

54.      Saikia, B. P., Rabha, A. and Saikia, P. K.  (2012). Manas: Last Destination of swamp deer(Recervus duvauceli ranjitsinghi) after Kaziranga in Northeast India. Mans, Bookland Publishers, Guwahati, Assam. In p. 78-84, Rabha, A and Saikia, B. P. (eds). Mans, Bookland Publishers, Guwahati, Assam.

55.      Saikia, B. P., Rabha, A. and Saikia, P. K.  (2012). Population treand of Asian Buffalo Bubalus bubalis Deraniyagala, 1953 in Manas national Park, Assam, India. In p. 129-139, Rabha, A.  and Saikia, B. P. (eds). Mans, Bookland Publishers, Guwahati, Assam.

56.      Sangma, A and Saikia, P. K. (2012). Determination of Prey base of Leopard(Panthera pardus) by scat analysis in barnadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Buffer area of Manas Tiger Reserve, Assam. In pp. 149-158, Rabha, A.  and Saikia, B. P. (eds). Mans, Bookland Publishers, Guwahati, Assam.

57.      Saikia, B. P., Rabha, A. and Saikia, P. K.  (2012). Na and Lunar Cycle determines the geophagy behavior of Asian Elephant in Manas National Park, Assam, India. In p. 159-174, Rabha, A.  and Saikia, B. P. (eds). Mans, Bookland Publishers, Guwahati, Assam.

58.      Saikia, Kakati, M and Saikia, P. K. (2012). Wildlife habitat evaluation and mammalian checklist of Nameri national park, Assam, India. Bioresearch Bulletin 4: 185-199.

59.      Saikia Kakati M, Kalita J and Saikia P. K. (2011). Impact of tropical forest degradation on nymphalid butterflies: A case study in Chandubi tropical forest, Assam, India. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation,3(12): 650-669.

60.  Upadhyaya, S.  & Saikia P K. (2011). Study on display sequences in Cotton Pygmy-Goose Nettapus coromandelianus coromandelianus Gmelin. International Journal of Research in Biology, 5: 341-345, (2011).ISSN No. 2231-6280.

61.  Das J & Saikia PK. (2011). Conservation threats to the water birds in Deepor Beel, Assam. International Journal of Research in Biology, 6: 435-439, (2011). ISSN No. 2231-6280.

62.  Saikia, P. K. & Devi, O. S. (2011). A checklist of avian fauna at Jeypore Reserve Forest, eastern Assam, India with special reference to globally threatened and endemic species in the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity hotspot. International Journal of Threatened Taxa.3 (4): 1711–1718. 2011. ISSN No. 0974-7907.

63.  Saikia, P., K. Saikia, M. K., Bhattacharjee, P. C., Coulter, M. C. & Sharma, D. K. (2011). Conservation of Adjutant Storks (Ciconidae: Leptoptilos dubius and L. Javanicus) in South and Southeast Asia. In pp. 189-212, Animal Diversity, Natural History and Conservation (eds), Gupta V. K. And Verma V. K.  Daya Publishing House, Delhi-110 035. ISBN Number: 978-81-7035-752-0.

64.  Upadhyaya, S. and Saikia, P.K. (2011) Studies on the habitat use pattern of the Cotton Pygmy-goose in a wetland of Assam, India. International Journal of research in Biology, 1: 001-004. (2011) ISSN 2231-6280.

65.  Das J & Saikia PK. (2011). Species diversity of water birds in Deepor beel Assam. International Journal of Research in Biology, 5: 363-369, (2011). ISSN 2231-6280

66.  Saikia, P. K & Saikia, Kakati M.  (2011).  Present distribution, status, and ecology of White-winged Wood Duck and Hornbills in Nameri National Park, considering the tropical forest disturbances of Assam. ZOO’s PRINT, 26: (11):1-11. November 2011.ISSN No. 0960-3115.

67.  Bhatta, R and Saikia, P. K. (2011). Determining Population size and Demography of Great Indian One-horned Rhino – Rhinoceros unicornis in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam India, International Journal of Ne Bio Volume II Issue 4:14-19. 2011. ISSN: 0976-3597.

68.  Saikia, B. P. and Saikia, P. K. 2011. Seed dispersal by Asian elephant in Manas National Park, India, International Journal of NeBio, II Issue 4: 2011. ISSN: 0976-3597

69.  Hazarika BC, Saikia PK and P Sarkar (2011). A study on the habitat utilization pattern of the Indian Rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis) in the Brahmaputra flood plain of Orang National Park, Assam (India). International Journal of Ne Bio, II (2).2011. ISSN: 0976-3597.

70.  Katy Morgan, Yvonne-Marie Linton, Pradya Somboon, Prasanta Saikia, Vas dev, Duong Socheat and Catherine Walton.( 2010). Inter-specific gene flow dynamics during the Pleistocene-dated speciation of forest-dependent mosquitoes in Southeast Asia. Molecular Ecology (2010) 19: 2269–2285.ISSN. No. 1365-294X

21.  Upadhyaya, S and Saikia, P. K. (2010). Conservation threats of cotton pygmy-goose in Assam, India. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation. 2(9): 225-232.2010. ISSN: 0960-3115.

22.  Saikia, P. B., B. J. Saud, M. Kakati Saikia and P. K. Saikia. (2010). Present distribution status and conservation threats of Indian Gharial in Assam, India. Present distribution status and conservation threats of Indian Gharial in Assam, India. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation. 2(12): 382-387.2010. ISSN: 0960-3115. DOI: 10.5897/IJBC

23.  Hazarika, B. And Saikia, P. K. (2010). A study on the behaviour of Great Indian One-horned Rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis Linn.) in the Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park, Assam, India. International journal of NeBIO 1(2): 62-74.2010. ISSN: 0976-3597

24.  Upadhyaya, S and Saikia, P. K. (2010). Habitat use and activity budgets in Cotton Pygmy-goose in Kadamani wetland, Assam (India). International journal of NeBIO (2010). 1(2): 46-50..ISSN: 0976-3597.

25.  Devi, S and Saikia, P. K. (2010b). A checklist of avian fauna of Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary. NeBIO, 1(3): 1-7. ISSN: 0976-3597.

26.  Uppaydhya, S and Saikia, P. K. (2010). Population dynamics of Cotton Pygmy-goose, Nettapus coromandelianus coromandelianus Gmelin in Assam (India). International journal of NeBIO, 1(4): 22-29. ISSN: 0976-3597.

27.  Upadhyaya, S and Saikia, P. K. (2010).   Study of morphomatric biology of cotton Pygmy-Goose Nettapus coromandelianus coromandelianus Gmelin. International Journal of research in Biology. 3: 191-201. ISSN 2231-6280.

28.  Malabika Kakati Saikia, Jatin Kalita  and Prasanta K. Saikia. (2010). Biology and life cycle generations of common crow - Euploea core core Cramer (Lepidoptera: Danainae) on Hemidesmus indica host plant. International journal of NeBIO, 1(3): 28-37. ISSN: 0976-3597.

29.  Malabika Kakati Saikia, Jatin Kalita  and Prasanta K. Saikia. (2010). Seasonality of Nymphalid butterflies in Rani-Garbhanga Reserve Forest, Assam, India. International journal of NeBIO, 1(4): 10-21.2010. ISSN: 0976-3597.

30.  Devi, O.S. and P. K. Saikia (2010). Diversity of frugivorous birds and their habitat use in Jeypore Reserve forest, Dibrugarh district Assam in Pp. 29-36, Goswami, U. C. Sharma, D. K. J. Kalita and Saikia, P. K. (Eds.). Biodiversity and Human Welfare, Narendra Publishing House, Delhi. 110006 (INDIA) PP. 478. 2010. ISBN: 978-93-80428-05-5.

31.  Hazarika, B. C. and Saikia, P. K. (2010). A study on the Home Range of Indian Rhino in the Orang National Park. In PP.69-78. Goswami, U. C. Sharma, D. K. Kalita J. and Saikia, P. K. (Eds.). Biodiversity and Human Welfare, Narendra Publishing House, Delhi. 110006 (INDIA) PP. 478. 2010. ISBN: 978-93-80428-05-5.

32.  Saikia, B. P. and Saikia, P. K. (2010). Nature of Human Elephant Conflict in Assam. In Pp. 85-92. Goswami, U. C. Sharma, D. K. Kalita J. and Saikia, P. K. (Eds.). Biodiversity and Human Welfare, Narendra Publishing House, Delhi. 110006 (INDIA) 478pp.2010. ISBN: 978-93-80428-05-5.

33.  Das, J. and Saikia, P. K. (2010). Studies on the food habit and seasonality of Egrets (Ciconiformes: Ardeidae) in Deepor beel Ramsar site, Kamrup, Assam. In Pp. 93-100. Goswami, U. C. Sharma, D. K. Kalita J. and Saikia, P. K. (Eds.). Biodiversity and Human Welfare, Narendra Publishing House, Delhi. 110006 (INDIA) 478pp.2010. ISBN: 978-93-80428-05-5.

34.  Upadhyaya, S. and P. K. Saikia (2010). Activity Budgeting of Cotton Pygmy-Goose in Kadamani Wetland, Assam (India). Porc. Nat. Seminar on Biodiv. In NE India. Page: 1-9.

35.  Hazarika, B. C. & P. K. Saikia (2010). Activity Budgeting of Great Indian One-Horned Rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis Linn.) in the Orang National Park Assam, India. Porc. Nat. Seminar on Biodiv. In NE India. Page: 209-222.

36.  Saikia, P. K. & Saikia, Kakati Malabika.  (2010). Biodiversity of Deepor Beel Ramsar Site, Volume-1, Faunal Diversity. Book Volume, Published by Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN No. 978-3-8433-8907-5.100pp.2010.

37.  Goswami, U. C., Sharma, D. K. Kalita, J & Saikia, P. K. (2010). Biodiversity and Human Welfare, Book Volume, Narendra Publishing House, Delhi. 110006 (INDIA) PP. 478.2010. ISBN: 978-93-80428-05-5.

38.  Upadhyaya, S. & P. K. Saikia (2009). Some aspects of breeding behaviour of Indian Cotton Teal (Nettapus coromendelianus coromendelianus Gmelin) in Assam. J. Assam. Sc. Soc. 50 (1, 2): 164-170.2009.

39.  Konwar, P., M. Kakati & P. K. Saikia (2009). Abundance of Food plant species and Food Habits of Rhinoceros unicornis in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam. International Journal of Threatened Taxa, 1(9): 457-460. 2009.ISSN No.: 0974-7907

 

33 YEARS OF FIELD RESEARCH EXPERIENCE ON ANIMAL ECOLOGY AND WILDLIFE BIOLOGY

Supervising and awarded Doctoral Research Works ON Animal Ecology & Wildlife  Biology:

[1]Eco-behavioural aspects of Rhinoceros uncornis in Orang National Park.(Awarded)-2008.

[2]Eco-biology of Cotton Pygmy Goose Netapus c. coromendelianus in Sonitpur District of Assam. (Awarded)-2010.

[3]Diversity, distribution and abundance of water birds in Lower Assam (Awarded). 2010.

[4] Habitat ecology and distribution pattern of Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Marigoan, Assam. (Awarded)-2010.

[5]Diversity and distribution of Tropical grassland birds in Dibru-Saikhowa Biosphere Reserve, Tinsukia, Assam (Awarded).2011.

[6]Diversity and habitat use of Aquatic birds and Ecology of large Whistling teal in Depor beel Ramsar Site, Assam, India (Awarded)-2012.

[7]Studies on the ecology of certain frugivorous birds (Order: Coraciiformes & Columbiformes) with special reference to globally threatened and endemic species in Eastern Assam (Awarded).2012.

[8]Ecology and distribution of Royal Bengal Tiger in Manas National Park Assam, India (Awarded).2012.

[9]Ecology of Asian Wild Elephant Elephus maximus Linn. 1758 in Manas National Park, Assam, India (Awarded). 2012.

[10]Ecology of Wild Water buffalos-Bubalus arnee in Kaziranga National park.-Awarded.-2014.

[11]Diversity and taxonomy of Lizard Species in jeypore Reserve forest, Dibrugarh Assam.-Awarded-2014.[12]Spatial Distribution of Malaria and Pattern of Insecticide Resistance in Mosquitoes: A Study in Udalguri and Sonitpur District of Assam. Awarded-2015.

[13]Lizard Diversity of Jeyppore Reserve Forest Assam with special reference to taxonomy and Microhabitat of Scincidae. (Awarded, 2015).

[14]Diversity of Spider fauna in Agro-ecosystem of Sonitpur district, Assam. Awarded, 2015.

[15]Studies on the impact of watershed management on the ecology and biotic community of Naljhora river in Barpeta District Assam (Awarded in 2017).[16]Studies on the impact of anthropogenic stress on the diversity of avian fauna in the wetlands of Kamrup distric, Assam (Awarded, in 2017).[17]Diversity of Chelonian species in Orang National Park, Assam-(Awarded) 2017.

[18]Distribution and Ecology of Squirrel species with special reference to Malayan Giant Squirrel in Gibbon Wildlife sanctuary, Jorhat Assam.- (Awarded 2017).

[19]Diversity and ecology of Dragonflies in Barpeta district, Assam. (submitted).[20]Diversity of vertebrate fauna, in Garo Peak, Garo Hills, Meghalaya (Submitted)[21]Ecology of Common Leopard- Panthera pardus fuscus  in Mans Biosphere Reserve, Assam. (Submitted) [22]Diversity and distribution of Chiropteran species in Himalayan foothill zones of Barpeta and Kokrajhar district, Assam. (to be submitted soon)[23]Behavioural ecology of Greater Adjutant Stork in Brahmaputra valley, Assam- (to be Submitted soon).

[24]Ecology and distribution of Openbill stork in Brahmaputra valley, Assam.(to be submitted).

[25]Distribution and Ecology of Golden Lengur in Kakoijana Reserve forest, Kokrajhar, Assam-FR.

[26]Ecology and Distribution of Swamp Francolin in Assam (PR).

[27]Diversity and Ecology of Hill stream fishes in the foothill wetlands of Northbank landscape of Brahmaputra Valley, Assam. (PR).

[28] Linear Impact of National Highway on wildlife species along the stretches of protected area with special reference to KNP. (PR).

[29]Distribution and Ecology of Small cat with special reference to felid Species in Kamrup District(PR).