Publications

Scientific Research Papers in Pre-Reviewed Journals

  1. Paul, S., Pandav, B., Mohan, D., Habib, B., Nigam, P. A. R. A. G., & Mondol, S. (2018): Current distribution and status of swamp deer Rucervus duvaucelii duvaucelii in the upper Gangetic plains of north India. Oryx, 1-8.
  2. Modi, Shrushti, Samrat Mondol, Pallavi Ghaskadbi, Zehidul Hussain, Parag Nigam, and Bilal Habib (2018) “Non-invasive DNA-based species and sex identification of Asiatic wild dog (Cuon alpinus).”. Journal of Genetics.
  3. Reshamwala, H. S., Shrotriya, S., Bora, B., Lyngdoh, S., Dirzo, R., & Habib, B. (2018). Anthropogenic food subsidies change the pattern of red fox diet and occurrence across Trans-Himalayas, India. Journal of Arid Environments.
  4. Kershenbaum, A., Déaux, É. C., Habib, B., Mitchell, B., Palacios, V., Root-Gutteridge, H., & Waller, S. (2017). Measuring acoustic complexity in continuously varying signals: how complex is a wolf howl?. Bioacoustics, 1-15.
  5. Hennelly, L., Habib, B., Root-Gutteridge, H., Palacios, V., & Passilongo, D. (2017). Howl variation across Himalayan, North African, Indian, and Holarctic wolf clades: tracing divergence in the world’s oldest wolf lineages using acoustics. Current Zoology, 63(3), 341-348
  6. Bhattacharya A. and Habib, B. (2016): Highest elevation record of tiger presence from India. CATnews 64.
  7. Mondal, I., Kumar, R. S., Habib, B. and Talukdar, G. (2016): Modelling fine scale movement of corridors for the tricarinate hill turtle. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XLI-B8, 2016 XXIII ISPRS Congress, 12–19 July 2016, Prague, Czech Republic.
  8. Habib B, Rajvanshi A, Mathur VB and Saxena A (2016). CORRIDORS AT CROSSROADS: LINEAR DEVELOPMENT-INDUCED ECOLOGICAL TRIAGE AS A CONSERVATION OPPORTUNITY. Front. Ecol. Evol. 4:132. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2016.00132
  9. Mondal I, Habib B, Talukdar G and Nigam P (2016). Triage of means: options for conserving tiger corridors beyond designated protected lands in India. Front. Ecol. Evol. 4:133. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2016.00133
  10. Pallavi, G., Habib, B and Qureshi, Q. (2016): A whistle in the woods: an ethogram and activity budget for the dhole in central India. Mammalogy 1.01063/jmammal/gyw141
  11. Hennelly, L., Habib, B. and Lyngdoh, S. (2015): Himalayan wolf and feral dog displaying mating behavior in Spiti Valley, India and potential conservation threats from sympatric feral dogs. Canid Biology and Conservation 18(9); 33 – 36.
  12. Ghaskadbi, P., Habib, B., Mir, Z. R., Ray, R., Talukdar, G., Lyngdoh, S., Pandav, B., Nigam, P. and Kaur, A. (2016): Rusty spotted cat in Kalesar National Park and Sanctuary, Haryana, India. CATnews 63.
  13. Sazatornil, V., .. Habib. B.,… et al., (2016): The role of human related risk in breeding site selection by wolves. Biological Conservation 201 – 103 – 110.
  14. Mir, Z. R., Noor, A., Habib, B., Veeraswami, G. V. (2015): Seasonal population density and winter survival strategies of endangered Kashmir gray langur (Semnopithecus ajax) in Dachigam, National, Park, Kashmir, India. SpringerPlus (2015) 4: 562.
  15. Mir, Z. R., Noor, A., Habib, B., Veeraswami, G. V. (2015): Attitudes of local people towards wildlife conservation; A case study from the Kashmir Valley. Mountain Research and Development 35(4): 392 – 400.
  16. Davate, M., Chatterjee, N., Dashahre A., Habib, B., Nigam, P., Trivedi, M., Garad, G. P., Kalaskar, A., and Ghaskadbi, P. (2015): Recent records of rusty spotted cat in dry deciduous forests of Tadoba, Maharashtra, India. CATnews 62.
  17. Kreshenbaum, A., Root-Gutteridge, H., Habib, B., Koler-Matznick, J., Mitchell, B., Palacios V., Waller, S. (2016): Disentangling canid howls across multiple species and sub-species: Structure in a complex communication channel. Behavioral Processes 124: 149 – 157.
  18. Mahar, N., Habib, B., Shawl, T., Veeraswami, G. V., Suhail, I., Takpa, J., and Hussain, S. A. (2015): Tracking the movement pattern of Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus captured from the Gharana Conservation Reserve, India. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, 112(1).
  19. Hayward, M. W., Lyngdoh, S., and Habib, B. (2014): Diet and prey preference of dholes (Cuon alpinus): dietary competition within Asia’s apex predator guild. Journal of Zoology.
  20. Habib, B., Shrotriya, S., Sivakumar, K., Sinha, P. R. and Mathur, V. B. (2014): Three decades of wildlife radio telemetry in India: a review. Animal Biotelemetry 2014, 2:4
  21. Lyngdoh, S., Shrotriya, S., Goyal, S.P., Clements, H., Hayward, M. W. and Habib, B. (2014): Prey Preferences of the Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia): Regional Diet Specificity holds Global Significance for Conservation. PLoS ONE 10.1371/journal.pone.0088349
  22. Lyngdoh, S., Gopi, G. V., Selvan, K. M. and Habib, B. (2014): Effect of interaction among ethnic communities, livestock and wild dogs (Cuon alpinus) in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Eur. J. Wildl Res.
  23. Selvan, K. Lyngdoh S., Habib, B. and Gopi, G. V. (2014): Population density and abundance of sympatric large carnivores iun low land tropical forests of Eastern Himalayas: Mammalian Biology 79: 254 – 258
  24. Selvan, K. Lyngdoh S., Gopi, G. V., Habib, B. and Hussain S. A. (2014): Population densities, group size and biomass of ungulates in a lowland tropical rainforest of the eastern Himalayas. Acta Ecologica Sinica 34 (2014) 219 – 224.
  25. Selvan, K. Lyngdoh S., Gopi, G. V. and Habib, B. (2014): Density estimation of leopard cat Prionailurus bengalensis using capture-recapture sampling in lowland forest of Pakke Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Mammalia 01/2014; DOI:10.1515/mammalia-2013-2014
  26. Pachuau, S. V., Qureshi, Q., Habib, B. and Nijman, V. (2013): Habitat use and documentation of Historic Decline of Western Hoolock Gibbon (Hoolock hoolock) in Dampa Tiger Reserve, Mizoram, India. Primate Conservation Pp. 1 – 6.
  27. Selvan, K. Gopi, G. V., Lyngdoh S., Habib, B. and Hussain, S. A. (2013): Prey selection and food habits of three sympatric large carnivores in a tropical lowland forests of the Eastern Himalayan Biodiversity Hotspot. Mammalian Biology, 78, Pp. 296- 303.
  28. Selvan, K. Gopi, G. V., Habib, B. and Lyngdoh S. (2013): Losing threatened and rare wildlife to hunting in Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Current Science, Vol. 104, No. 11, Pp. 1492 -95.
  29. Selvan, K.M., Lyngdoh, S., Gopi, G.V., and Habib B. (2013): An assessment of abundance, habitat use and activity patterns of three sympatric pheasants in an Eastern Himalayan Lowland tropical Forest of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Asian Journal of Conservation Biology, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 52–60.
  30. Noor, A., Habib, B. and Kumar S. (2013): Habitat selection and niche segregation between chital and nilgai in Keoladeo National Park, India. European Journal of Zoological Research, Vol. 2, No. 2, Pp. 1 – 9.
  31. Selvan, K. Gopi, G. V., Habib, B. and Lyngdoh S. (2013): Hunting records of endangered Marbled Cat (Pardofelis Marmorata) in the Ziro valley of lower Subansiri, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(1): 3583 – 3584.
  32. hrotriya, S., Lyngdoh, S. and Habib, B (2012): Wolves in Trans-Himalaya: 165 years of taxonomic confusion. Current Science, Vol 103; No. 8; Pp 885 – 887
  33. Dar, T. A., Habib, B. and Khan, J. A (2012): Group size, habitat use and overlap analysis of four sympatric ungulate species in Shivalik Ecosystem, Uttrakhand, India. Mammalia, Vol. 76, No. 01, Pp. 31 – 41.
  34. Maurya, K. K., Habib B. and Kumar, S. (2011): Food habits of Indian Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes) in Deccan Plateau of Maharashtra, India. World Journal of Zoology, Vol. 6, No. 3, Pp. 318 – 322.
  35. Salvador Lyngdoh, Gopi, G. V. and Habib B. (2011): Hunting record of a Spotted Linsang Prionodon pardicolor from Lower Subansiri district, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Small Carnivore Conservation, Vol. 44, Pp. 27 – 28.
  36. Salvador Lyngdoh, K. M. Selvan, Gopi, G. V. and Habib B. (2011): First photographic evidence of two rare cats from Pakke Tiger Reserve, Western Arunachal Pradesh. Current Science, Vol. 101, No. 10, Pp. 1284 – 1285.
  37. Salvador Lyngdoh, K. M. Selvan, Gopi, G. V. and Habib B., Hazarika M. (2011): Sighting and first photograph of Asiatic golden cat in western Arunachal Pradesh. Cat News (54): 17 – 18.
  38. Salvador Lyngdoh, K. M. Selvan, Gopi, G. V. and Habib B. (2011): First photos of marbled cat in Pakke Tiger Reserve, Western Arunachal Pradesh, India. Cat News (55): 7 – 8.
  39. Habib, B., S. Shrotriya, K. Sivakumar, V.B. Mathur and P.R. Sinha. (2010): Radio-Telemetry studies in India – Issues and Way Forward (In) Sivakumar, K and B. Habib (Eds.) 2010. Telemetry in Wildlife Science, ENVIS Bulletin: Wildlife and Protected Areas. Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, India. 13 (1): 3-19.
  40. Habib, B and Kumar, S. (2010): Application of Radio-telemetry for studying ecology of Indian Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes) in Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary, Maharashtra, India. (In) Sivakumar, K and B. Habib (Eds.) Telemetry in Wildlife Science, ENVIS Bulletin: Wildlife and Protected Areas. Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, India. 13 (1): 61-68.
  41. Habib, B., Dar, T. A., Khan, J. A. and Kushwaha, S.P.S. (2010): Evaluation of Habitat Suitability Models for Four Sympatric Ungulate Species in Pathri Rao Watershed adopting Geo-Statistical Modelling. Current Science, Vol. 99, No. 4, Pp. 500 – 506.
  42. Noor, A., Habib, B. and Kumar S. (2010): Effects of plot size and shape on the encounter rate of ungulate fecal pellet groups and abundance estimate precision. Current Science, Vol. 99, No. 6, Pp. 800 – 804.
  43. Dar, T. A., Habib, B. and Khan, J. A (2010): Vegetation Structure along an Altitudinal Gradient in Phakot Watershed in Garhwal Himalaya, Uttrakhand, India. The Indian Forester, Vol. 136, No. 11, Pp. 1550 – 1560.
  44. Dar, T. A., Habib, B., Khan, J. A., Kushwaha, S.P.S. and Mendiratta, N (2008) Bird Community Structure in Phakot and Pathri Rao Watershed Areas in Uttarakhand, India. International Journal of Ecology and Environment, 34 (2), Pp193 – 205.
  45. Dar, T. A., Habib, B., Khan, J. A., Kushwaha, S.P.S. and Mendiratta, N (2008) Population Structure, Habitat Use and Conservation of Ungulates in Mosaic Landscapes of Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand. International Journal of Ecology and Environment, 34 (2), Pp 83 – 89.
  46. Dar, T. A., Khan, J. A., Habib, B., Kushwaha, S.P.S. and Mendiratta, N (2008) Assessment of Herpetofaunal Assemblage in Phakot and Pathri Rao Watershed Areas, Uttarakhand, India. International Journal of Ecology and Environment, 34 (2), Pp 207 – 213.
  47. Habib, B. Kumar, S. (2007) Den shifting by wolves in semi-wild landscapes in the Deccan Plateau, Maharashtra, India. Journal of Zoology, 272, Pp 259 – 265.
  48. Habib, B., S.P.S. Kushwaha, A. Quadri, and A. Khan (2006): Application of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System in Wildlife Habitat Modelling. JOURNAL OF THE BOMBAY NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY, 103 (2-3), Pp 366 – 374.
  49. Kushwaha, S.P.S., A. Khan, B. Habib, A. Quadri, and A. Singh (2004): Evaluation of sambar and muntijak habitats using geospatial modelling. CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 86. NO. 10. PP 1390-1400.
  50. Habib, B., Khan, A., Kushwaha, S.P.S. and Quadri, A. (2002): Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Niche Overlap Analysis (Prediction Modelling). IAPRS & SIS, Vol. 34, Part 7, “Resource and Environmental Monitoring,” Hyderabad, India, Pp 64-68.

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Mathur, P. K., Habib, B., Mathur, P. (2017): Technology advancement and integration in the context of wildlife conservation in Human Bond Communication Editors Dixit S. and Prasad R.
  2. Gopi, G. V., Salvador Lyngdoh and Bilal Habib (2010): The Asiatic Wild Dog (Dhole): A monograph to serve as essential reference for graduate students, researchers, academicians and conservationists, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. Pp 76.
  3. Sivakumar, K. and Habib, B. (Eds.) (2010): Telemetry in Wildlife Science, ENVIS Bulletin: Wildlife & Protected Areas. Vil. 13 No. 1. Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun – 248 001, India, 246 Pp. (Published in 2011).

Status, Survey and Conservation Action Plan Reports

  1. Habib, B. and Talukdar, G. (2011): Status of Wildlife in the State of Goa – 2010. Survey Report, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, TR 2011/008, Pp 23
  2. Habib, B., Bhardwaj, A. K., Vasudevan, K., Sivakumar, K., Talukdar, G., Kumar, S. and Kumar S. (2011). Wildlife Census of Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, Chandigarh. Wildlife Institute of India and Department of Forest and Wildlife, UT Administration, Chandigarh. TR 2011/007, Pp – 19
  3. Jackson, R., Mallon, D., McCarthy, T., Chundawat, R. A. and Habib, B. (2008) Panthera uncia. In: INCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1
  4. Chundawat, R.S., Habib, B., Karanth, U., Kawanishi, K., Ahmad Khan, J., Lynam, T., Miquelle, D., Nyhus, P., Sunarto, Tilson, R. & Sonam Wang (2008) Panthera tigris. In: INCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1
  5. Sanderson, J., Sunarto, S., Wilting, A., Driscoll, C., Lorica, R., Ross, J., Hearn, A., Mujkherjee, S., Khan, J. A., Habib, B. & Grassman, L. (2008) Prinoailurus bengalensis. In: INCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1

Published Articles

  1. Habib, B. and Cheda, B. (2010): Ninety-six young ones born to Russell’s Viper Daboia russelii.
    Reptile Rap No. 10, Pp. 20 – 21.
  2. Habib B. and Kumar S. (2009): Field Report: Duration of Copulation Knot in Indian Fox (Vulpes bengalensis). Zoo’s Print, Volume XXIV, No. 8, Pp 23-24.
  3. Habib, B. (2006): Les loups : faits et folklore Nouvelles de l’Inde n° 3 MARS 2006
  4. Habib, B. (2005): Wolf – Legend and Mythology in an Indian Context. Wolf Print 25, Pp 9-11.
  5. Showler, D., Lees, A., Nale, R. N. and Habib, B. (2004): Where to See: INDIAN BUSTARD, Indian Bustard Wildlife Sanctuary, Nannaj, Maharashtra, India Birding Asia 1 Pp 58-62.
  6. Habib, B. (2004): Nannaj the Bustard Land! MISTNET Volume 5, No. 1 & 2, Pp 6-7.

Review, Dissertations and Technical Reports

  1. Habib, B. (1999): Social organization of Antelopes with special reference to three Indian Antelopes Nilgai, Blackbuck & Chinkara. Review Paper. Department of Wildlife Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP, India. Pp 51.
  2. Habib, B. (2001): Some aspects of Ecology of sympatric ungulate in middle altitude Oak forest of Kumaon Himalayas at Ranikhet, Almora, Uttaranchal. M. Sc. Dissertation. Department of Wildlife Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Up. India Pp 42.
  3. Quadri, A. and Habib, B. (2001): Wildlife Habitat characterization and suitability analysis for Sambar and Barking Deer in the Reserve forests of Ranikhet using Remote Sensing and GIS. Project Report. Department of Wildlife Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and Indian Instituteof Remote Sensing, Dehradun Pp 78.
  4. Prasad, S. N., Yadav, P., and Habib, B. (2002): Remote Sensing and GIS tools for NBSAP. A Sub Thematic Review. Sàlim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Anaikatty, Coimbatore – 641 108, India Pp 164.
  5. Habib, B. and Kumar, S. (2002): Ecology and Conservation of the Indian Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes) in some selected habitats in Maharashtra, India. Technical Report No. 1. Department of Wildlife Sciences. AMU Aligarh Pp 17.
  6. Habib, B. and Kumar, S. (2003): Ecology and Conservation of the Indian Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes) in some selected habitats in Maharashtra, India. Technical Report No. 2. Department of Wildlife Sciences. AMU Aligarh Pp 15.
  7. Habib, B. and Parihar, D. R. (2004): Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary Nannaj, Special Census Workshop 2004. Census Report. Maharashtra Forest Department. Pp 8.
  8. Habib, B and Mohit Kalra (2004): Denotification of the Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary, Maharashtra, India. Survey Report . Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai, India. Pp 11.
  9. Khan, J. A., Dar, T. A. and Habib, B. (2006) Documenting patterns of faunal diversity in Pathri Rao and Phakot Watershed areas in Gharwal for augmenting Bio-Geo database for sustainable development of Uttaranchal state. Technical Report 2. Department of Wildlife Sciences, AMU Aligarh Pp 38.
  10. Habib, B. (2007): Status of large mammals in Proposed Big Pamir Wildlife Reserve, Wakhan, Afghanistan. Annual Report submitted to Wildlife Conservation Society, USA, 39 Pp.
  11. Habib, B. (2007): Ecological of Indian Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes Sykes, 1831), and Modeling its Potential Habitat in the Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary, Maharashtra, India. Ph. D. Thesis, Department of Wildlife Sciences, A.M.U. Aligarh. Pp 264.
  12. Khan, J. A, Dar, T. A., Habib, B. (2007): Documenting Patterns of Faunal Diversity in Pathri Rao and Phakot Watershed Areas in Garhwal for Augmenting Bio-Geo Database for Sustainable Development of Uttaranchal State. Project Completion Report, Department of Wildlife Sciences, AMU Aligarh Pp 164
  13. Habib, B. (2007): An annotated list of bird species observed by the Mammal Survey Team in Wakhan in April 2007. Unpublished Report. WCS, New York, 9 Pp.
  14. Habib, B. (2007): Status of mammals in Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan. Final Report. International Snow Leopard Trust, USA, 60 Pp.
  15. Habib, B. (2008): Status of Mammals in Wakhan Afghanistan. Unpublished Report. WCS, New York, 22 Pp.
  16. Gopi, G. V., Habib, B., Selvan K. M. and S. Lyngdoh (2012): Conservation of endangered Asiatic Wild Dog Cuon alpinus in Western Arunchal Pradesh: linking ecology, ethnics and economics to foster better co-existence. Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun. TR – 2012/003, 136 Pp.
  17. Habib, B., Shrotriya, S., and Jhala, Y. V. (2013): Ecology and Conservation of Himalayan Wolf. Wildlife Institute of India – Technical report No. TR -2013/01, Pp. 46.
  18. WII (2013): Tracking Movement pattern of Bar-headed Goose in Jammu and Kashmir. Research report – Wildlife Institute of India and Department of Wildlife Protection, Govt. of J & K. Pp 32. WII No. TR -2013/002.
  19. Habib, B., Trivedi, M., Nigam, P., Davate, M., Dashahre, A., (2013a): Status of Tiger , Leopard and their Prey in Tadoba- Andhari Tiger Reserve Maharashtra : Phase IV Monitoring Report Summer 2013, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun.
  20. Habib, B., Trivedi, M., Nigam, P., Davate, M., Dashahre, A., (2013b): Status of Tiger , Leopard and their Prey in Tadoba- Andhari Tiger Reserve Maharashtra : Phase IV Monitoring Report Winter 2013, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun.
  21. WII (2014): Capture and tagging of Black-necked Crane and Bar-headed Goose in Changthang Cold Desert Wildlife Sanctuary, Ladakh. Report – Wildlife Institute of India and Department of Wildlife Protection, Govt. of J & K. Pp 32.
  22. Habib, B., Nigam, P., Trivedi, M., Chatterjee N., Davate, M., Dashahre, A., Garad, G. P. Sinha, V., Kalaskar, A. S., and Narwane, G. P. (2014): Status of Tigers, Co-Predators and Prey in Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) – Phase IV Monitoring Report and Report on Collaring of Leopards Pp 26.
  23. Habib, B., Gopi, G. V., Noor, A. and Mir, Z. R. (2014): Ecology of Leopard Panthera pardus in relation to prey abundance and land use pattern in Kashmir Valley. Project Completion Report. Submitted to Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Wildlife Institute of India, Pp 72.
  24. Shrotriya, S., Mahar, N., Reshamwala, H.S., Habib, B., Hussain, S.A., Shawl, T., Suhail, I. & Takpa, J. (2014): Field Sampling Protocol – Mammalian Fauna and Waterbirds in Trans-Himalayan Landscape. Technical Report – Wildlife Institute of India and Department of Wildlife Protection, Govt. of J&K. Technical Report No. WII/TR/02/2014

EIA Reports

  1. Conservation Plan in Response to Diversion of Forest Area for Widening of National Highway 6: A Review. Wildlife Institute of India, TR 2012/005, Pp – 22. (Dr. Bilal Habib, Dr. A. Rajvanshi and A. Pragatheesh) – 2012
  2. Revised Proposal for 4 Laning of National Highway 7: A Review. Wildlife Institute of India, TR 2012/006, Pp – 74. (Dr. A. Rajvanshi, Dr. Bilal Habib, B. and A. Pragatheesh) – 2012
  3. Nuclear Power Project at Gorakhpur, Haryana – Reconnaissance Report (2013) (Dr. Bilal Habib, Dr. Asha Rajvanshi, Dr. Gautam Talukdar and Sh. Salvador Lyngdoh) – 2013
  4. Proposal for Diversion of 121.58 ha of Forest land for Opencast Mining of Durgapur deep extension Opencast Project of M/S. Western Coalfields Limited, Chandrapur Area, Maharashtra – Assessment Report (Dr. Bilal Habib) – 2014
  5. Diversion of 20.77 ha of Forest land and 6.70 ha of Revenue Land from Great Indian Bustard sanctuary for Construction of Electric Transmission Line between Gwalior and Jaipur – Site Appraisal Report (2014) (Dr. Bilal Habib and Dr. Sutirtha Dutta) – 2014

Reports as Member of GOI Committees:

  1. Ascertaining the Spatial Presence of Tiger, Co-Predators, Prey and Extant of their Habitat in Goa – (NTCA Committee Report – 2013)
  2. Review of the Proposal: Submitted by the Government of Assam in Compliance of the order of the Hon’ble national Green Tribunal, to suggest Mitigation Measures in the Interest of Wildlife Conservation with respect to national Highway 37 – (NTCA Committee Report – 2014)
  3. Appraisal Report on Suitability of Release of Tiger Cubs kept in Captivity at Pench Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra – (NTCA Committee Report – 2014)
  4. Site Appraisal Report – Human river Irrigation Project: Report on the field appraisal to suggest options for retaining the vital tiger corridor – (NTCA Committee Report – 2014)

Published Abstracts

  1. Prasad, S. N., Habib, B., Kumar, A., Vijayan, V. S. (2002): Harnessing Information and Communication Technology for Wetland Conservation. Abstract: Regional Workshop for Asia-Pacific “Information Communication Technology and the Environment in Asia and the Pacific (ICTEAP).”
  2. Khan, A. and Habib, B. (2002): Habitat utilization of barking deer in cantonment forest of Ranikhet during post monsoon season. Abstract: 5th International Deer Biology Congress, Québec Canada 2002.
  3. Habib, B., Khan, A., Kushwaha, S.P.S. and Quadri, A. (2002): Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Niche Overlap Analysis (Prediction Modelling). Abstract: ISPRS TC-VII International Symposium on Resource and Environmental Monitoring, December 3-6, 2002, Hyderabad, India.
  4. Prasad, S. N. and Habib, B. (2002): Role of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) in National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan. Abstract: ISPRS TC-VII International Symposium on Resource and Environmental Monitoring, December 3-6, 2002, Hyderabad, India.
  5. Prasad, S. N., Habib, B., Kumar, A., Tiwari, A. K., Vijayan, V. S., and Vijayan, L. (2002): Wetland Conservation in India: The Role of Medium Resolution Satellite Data. Abstract: ISPRS TC-VII International Symposium on Resource and Environmental Monitoring, December 3-6, 2002, Hyderabad, India.
  6. Habib, B., S.P.S. Kushwaha, A. Quadri, and A. Khan (2003): Application of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System in Wildlife Habitat Modelling. Abstract: Centenary Journal Seminar “A look at threatened species” Bombay Natural History Society, November 13-15, 2003, I.I.T. Mumbai, India.
  7. Habib, B. and Kumar, S. (2003): The continued survival of wolves in a highly changing scenario of the Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary, Maharashtra, India. Abstract: 3rd International Wildlife Management Congress, Christchurch, New Zealand 1-5 Dec, 2003.
  8. Habib, B., Quadri, A., Khan, A. and Kushwaha, S.P.S. (2004): Applications of advanced statistical techniques for integrating ground based data with Geographic Information System for Kalij (Lophura leucomelanos) habitat modelling in Kumaon Himalayas, India. Abstract: International Galliformes Symposium, Dehradun, India 2004.
  9. Habib, B. (2005): Multiple Denning by Wolves (Canis lupus pallipes) in semi-wild landscapes in the Deccan plateau, Maharashtra, India. Abstract: International Wolf Conference: Frontiers of Wolf Recovery: Southwestern U.S. and the World. October 1-4, 2005, Colorado Springs, USA.
  10. Kumar, S. and Habib, B. (2005): Ranging patterns of wolves (Canis lupus pallipes) in semi-wild landscapes in the Deccan plateau, Maharashtra, India. Abstract: International Wolf Conference: Frontiers of Wolf Recovery: Southwestern U.S. and the World. October 1-4, 2005, Colorado Springs, USA.
  11. Habib, B. (2006): Ecology of Indian Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes) and modelling its potential habitat in the Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary, Maharashtra, India. Abstract: Students Conference on Conservation Science, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK 28-30 March 2006.
  12. Khan, J.A., Kumar, R.S., Mendiratta, A., Dar, T.A. and Habib, B. (2006): Documenting patterns faunal diversity in Pathri Rao and Phakot watershed areas in Garhwal for augmenting bio-geo database for sustainable development of Uttaranchal State. Abstract: XXVI INCA International Congress November 22 – 24, 2006.
  13. Habib, B., Khan, J. A., Chundawat, R.C. and McCarthy, T. (2007): Status of Snow Leopard in Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan – an assessment after 30 years. Abstract: Felid Biology and Conservation Conference, Oxford University UK, 17 – 20 September, 2007.
  14. Khan, J.A., Singh, S.U., Habib, B., Pathak, B.J. and Singh, B.P. (2007): Ecology and Conservation of Leopard (Panthera padus fuska) in Gir National Park and Sanctuary. Abstract: Felid Biology and Conservation Conference, Oxford University UK, 17 – 20 September, 2007.
  15. Habib, B. (2009): Predation Dynamics of Wolves (Canis lupus pallipes) in semi-wild landscapes in the Deccan plateau, Maharashtra, India. Abstract: CARNIVORES 2009: Carnivore Conservation in a Changing world. November 15 – 18, 2009, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  16. Kumar, K., Habib, B. and Kumar, S. (2009): Prey Abundance and Food Habits of Wolves in Rehekhuri Blackbuck Sanctuary, Maharashtra, India. Abstract: CARNIVORES 2009: Carnivore Conservation in a Changing world. November 15 – 18, 2009, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  17. Habib, B. (2010): “Predations vs Compensation – The Way Forward” – Insights from Predation Data. Abstract: International Conference on “Wildlife and Biodiversity Conservation vis-a-vis Climate Change” at Srinagar, J&K from 3 – 5, June 2010.
  18. Ahmad, T., Habib, B. and Khan, J. A. (2010) Ecological studies on bird assemblages in Garhwal Himalayas of Uttrakhand, India. Abstract: International Conference on “Wildlife and Biodiversity Conservation vis-a-vis Climate Change” at Srinagar, J&K from 3 – 5, June 2010.
  19. Kumar, R. S., Habib, B. and Talukdar G. (2010) Ecology of a Little Known Terrestrial Geoemydid, Malanochellys tricarinata from Dehradun Valley, Northern India. Abstract: 8th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles, Orlando, Florida, USA, August 16 – 19, 2010.
  20. Gogi, D., Mahto, R., Talukdar, G., Kumar, R. S., Habib, B., and Sinha, V.S.P. (2010) Comparison of Home range Estimation Techniques for a Small Terrestrial Species of Turtle. Abstract: ISRS National Symposium ob GIS & Remote Sensing in Infrastructure Development: GRID, 1 – 3rd Dec. 2010, Pune, India.
  21. Mondal, I., Talukdar, G., Kumar, S. and Habib, B. (2010) Application of Circuit Theory to Model Potential Corridors of the Tricarinate Hill Turtle. Abstract: ISRS National Symposium ob GIS & Remote Sensing in Infrastructure Development: GRID, 1 – 3rd Dec. 2010, Pune, India.