Satya Prakash Mehra (Rajputana Society of Natural History)
submitted: June 22, 2009 3:20:21 AM EDT
Satya Prakash Mehra
Rajputana Society of Natural History (RSNH)
Kesar Bhawan, 16/747, P. No. 90, B/d Saraswati Hosp.
Ganeshnagar, Pahada, Udaipur 313001 Rajasthan, India
Description of work:
Brief Note: professionally working as Conservation Biologist. Involved in
research and explorations in the field of Nature Sciences especially
wildlife and natural history. keen to work on the historical approach of
nature conservation by past princely rulers/states in India.
Research Articles in Newsletter/ Journals/ Books
2009: The Thar Desert of Rajasthan (India): Ecology and conservation of
desert ecosystem. (In Sivaperuman et al. (eds.) Faunal Ecology and
Conservation of the Great Indian Desert, Springer-Verlag Berlin
2008: Observations on Green Munia from Abu Hills (In Verma, A. (ed.)
Conserving Biodiversity of Rajasthan, Himanshu Publications, 2008)
2007: Need of studies on anuran in habitats of southern Rajasthan.
Frogleg Vol 13. Dec 2007
2007: Distribution of different species of munias in Southern Rajasthan
with main emphasis on the globally threatened Green Avadavat Amandava
formosa (Latham), Rajasthan, India. (Proc. of Conference NESA, New Delhi).
2005: Munias of Mount Abu (Rajasthan, India) with special emphasis on
Green Avadavat Amandava formosa. Indian Birds 1(4): 77-79.
2008: Sighting of a partially albino Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus
indicus in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Indian Birds 4(3): 120
2007: Second record of albino Fivestriped Palm Squirrel Funambulus
pennati Wroughton from Udaipur, Rajasthan Journal of Bombay Natural
History Society104(3): 2-3
2004: Additional site records of Green Avadavat Amandava formosa
(Latham) from Mt. Abu, Sirohi. Newsletter for Ornithologists 1(6): 84-85.
2004: Sighting of White-naped Tit Parus nuchalis at Udaipur Newsletter
for Ornithologists 1(5): 77.
2006: Mount Abu: Step towards conservation (2006: WWF-India)
2005: Survey of globally threatened Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius
in the southern Rajasthan along with the bordering areas of Madhya Pradesh
and Gujarat, BNHS, Mumbai (2005: BNHS)
2003: Survey of sites in Southern Rajasthan for identifying them as
Important Bird Areas (IBAs), BNHS, Mumbai (2003: BNHS)
2004: Co-authored translated version Uttar Bharat ke Pakshi along with
R. Grimmett and T. Inskipp publication of BNHS, Mumbai, 2004 (ISBN No.
2004: As a Team member Important Bird Areas of India: Priority Sites for
Conservation BNHS, Mumbai and BirdLife International, UK, 2004
Regular English/Hindi articles in newspapers (The Viewspaper, Rajasthan
Patrika & Dainik Bhaskar) and newsletters (Janmangal).