Name :                   Jugal .K. Tiwari

Father’s   name                 Mr. T.R. Tiwari
Date of birth                      19 th may 1965
Nationality                          Indian
Maritial status                    Married

 

 

Correspondence address  -   J.K. Tiwari Ecologist

My own little initiative in Kutch (registered trust – E 2116/Kutch)
Centre for Desert and Ocean
Po-Moti-Virani
Taluka-Nakhtrana, Kutch, Gujarat, India  370665

Email ;        jugalt2000@yahoo.com, cedoindia@yahoo.com
Phone No:

Res and office- 0091-2835-221284
WLL -- 0091-2835-200025
Mobile/Cell -- 0091-9825248135

 

Educational qualification :  M.Sc Zoology (Entomology)  I st class (II nd Rank in University, from the University of Jodhpur Rajasthan. India

Worked as an Ecologist with the Seawater Forests Initiative USA. Work experience in the Field of  mangroves and halophyte Aforestation and Seawater Wetlands Conservation in Eritrea NE Africa (3 years). America and Mexico (2) months.

Worked as a Field Scientist from (1989 to 1995) with the Bombay Natural History Society at the following field stations.

Bird Migration Study project. Ringed 15000 birds of 250 species in the following research stations.

1. Madhav national Park Shivpuri Madhya Pradesh 1989

2. Dachigam national Park Srinagar (J&K)

3. Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary Tamilnadu

4. Aji and Nyari Dams Rajkot

Banni Grassland, Kutch, Gujarat in Bird Migration and grassland Ecology Project 1990 to 1995.

1 From 1995 December to August 2000,Worked as an Assistant manager Wildlife and Environment with the Asia’s largest Cement Industry (Sanghi Cement) in Kutch district of Gujarat. Work responsibilities included eco-restoration of the project site. Founder in charge of the Nature Conservation Centre. Planted 60, 000 plants (mostly indigenous flora such as Salvadora persica and Acacia nilotica etc.).     

2 Extracurricular activities

3 Trained Scout and national Service Scheme cadet. Runner High School Hockey tournament at the State level. Games participated Football, Hockey and Volley ball at  the School and University level.

4 Writer Popular articles on Wildlife and Environment for the Gujarati News paper “Kutch Mitra’ so far written over 100 articles. Also written  wildlife articles in Hindi and English News papers.

5 Published over 20 articles in national and International Science magazines on  birds, Wildlife,  Weeds, Vishnoi community and Fossils. Given 32 Radio programmes on wildlife and Environment in four languages at  the All Indio Radio Bhuj, Kutch , Gujarat, India.  Two television Interviews  (Z TV) on the problem of Weeds Prosopis juliflora inKutch district.

6 Training , Workshops and Prizes

1. Won 1995 Forktail Leica Award of  U.K., The research grant was given for the Survey of the Endemic and Endangered Species of  bird White-naped Tit  Parus nuchalis in Gujarat and Rajasthan.

2. Won the Best participant award in the nature orientation camp organized by the Bombay natural History Society in 1987. Camp was held at the IIT Powai Bombay.

3. Attended the BNHS Raptor  Identification Workshop held at the Keoladeo National Park Bharatpur 22 nd November to 29 th November  1993.

4. Won consolation prize in the All India nature photographer of the year contest.

5. Founded the Thar nature Club in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India in 1987.

6. Attended the one month duration Workshop on the Vertebrate Ecology held at Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary Tamilnadu 1989.

7. Received  funding assistance (1470 Pounds sterling) from Club 300 ‘s foundation for  Bird protection Sweden for the Ornithological survey of the little and the Great Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India.

8. Received funding assistance (500$)  from the Station Biological De la Tour De la Valat  France for the Survey of Pelicans in Kutch, Gujarat, India.

9. Received 500 $ research grant from the Danish ornithological Society for the Survey of the S.Indian hills for the status of endangered and endemic species of  bird Parus nuchalis White-naped  Tit.

10. Attended 29 th national Workshop on the Environment and Forestry in mining areas, organized  at the Rajputana Palace Sheraton in October 1998.

11. Attendended regional workshop on mining and ecology in Kutch organized at Panandhro- GMDC Kutch, Gujarat.

12.  Attended Important Bird Areas Workshop ( 23 rd and 24 th September 1999) at Jaipur , organized by the BNHS, RSPB and the Birdlife International  U.K.

 Attended Workshop on ‘Biodiversity Conservation , problem and Prospects” organized by the Gujarat Ecology Commission and WWF at Baroda (12 th January 2000).

1 Research papers and Short-notes

1. Tiwari, J.K. (1989) : Imitation behaviour of a House Crow. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 29 (11-12) : 9

2. Tiwari, J.K. (1990) : Bird count across a lagoon in Kutch. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 30 (3-4) : 6-7.

3. Tiwari, J.K. (1991) : Notes from Rajasthan on Pied Chat and Marbled Teal. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 31(5-6) : 13.

4. Tiwari, J.K. (1991) : Nesting of Golden Oriole and Presence of Crested Bunting in Pali-Udaipur border forest of Rajasthan. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 31 (9-10) : 15

5. Tiwari, J.K. (1992) : An unusual nesting site of Pied Myna. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 32 (3-4) 12.

6. Tiwari, J.K. (1992) : Sight and breeding record of Indian Jungle Crow from Pali  District Rajasthan. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 32 (3-4) : 12-13.

7. Tiwari , J.K.(1993) :Unusual nesting behavior of House sparrow. Newsletter for birdwatchers  33 (3):  52 .

8. Tiwari ,J.K. (1993):  Large clutch of house Sparrow. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 33 (5) : 95.

9. Tiwari, J.K (1993) : Sightings of Eastern Calandra Lark, Melanocorypha bimaculata (Blyth) in Kutch. In :  Bird Conservation : Strategies for Nineties and beyond. Eds : Verghese, A, ; Sridhar, S. & Chakravarthy, A.K.) Ornithological Society of India, Bangalore. P. 103.

10. Tiwari, J.K.  (1993) : Occurrence of Ciconia episcopus (Boddaert) in Kutch. In : Bird Conservation ; Strategies for Nineties and Beyond. Eds. Verghese, A. ; Sridhar S. & Chakravarthy, A.K,) Ornithological Society of India , Bangalore. P. 103.

11. Tiwari , J.K (1993) Great White Pelican Pelicanus  onocrotauls  [sic]       Linnaeus recoveries from Kutch and Rajkot Districts of Gujarat. In Bird Conservation : Strategies for Nineties and beyond. (Eds. Verghese, A. ; Sridhar, S. & Chakravarthy, A.K.) ornithological Society of India, Bangalore. P.  104.

12. Tiwari, J.K (1993) :  New breeding site for Glossy  Ibis  Plegadis  falcinellus in India. Specialist Group on Storks, Ibises, and Spoonbills Newsletter 6(1/2) : 5-6.

13. Tiwari, J.K. (1994) : Nesting of Short-toed Eagle in Kutch. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 34 (6) : 137.

14. Tiwari, J.K. (1995) : A nesting record for Pheasnt-tailed Jacana from Kutch. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 35 (3) : 55-56.

15. Tiwari, J.K. (1997) : Avian profile of Chhari-Dhand, Kutch, Gujarat, India. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 37 (91) : 1-4.

16. Tiwari, J.K. (1997) : conservation fund : white-naped Tit survey,Gujarat and Rajasthan,India. Oriental Bird club bulletin 25 : 6.

17. Tiwari,  J.K.(1998) :  Thane Ka Tal- a wetland of international importance. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 38(5) : 83-84 .

18. Tiwari,  J.K.(1999) : Large clutch size in  Grey Francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus)  Newsletter for Birdwatchers 38 (6) : 105.

19. Tiwari, J.K. (1999)  Status of the Pied Tit in South India. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 39 (2) : 36.

20. Tiwari, J.K. (2000) : Redheaded Falcon sightings in Kutch. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 40 (3) : 37-38.

21. Tiwari, J.K. (2001) : Status and distribution of the White-naped Tit Parus nuchalis in Gujarat and Rajasthan. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 98 (1) : 26-30.

22. Tiwari, J.K., & Akhtar, S.A. (1993) : Notes on the Status and Distribution of White-bellied Minivet in Kutch, Gujarat, : Newsletter for Birdwatchwers 33 93) : 45-47.

23. Tiwari , J.K. & Langha, A.O. (1994) : A breeding record of the Crested Honey Buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus ruficollis Lesson. Journal of the Bombay natural History Society 91 (2) : 310.

24. Tiwari, J.K. :, Mundkur, T, Varu, S.N. & Majethia Pravin (1996) : Forther evidence o Caspian Tern Sterna caspia breeding in North-western India. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 36 (6) : 107-110.

25. Tiwari, J.K. & Rahmani, A.R.  (1997) : The current status and biology of the White-naped Tit Parus nuchalis  in Kutch, Gujarat, India. Forktail 12 (August) ; 79-85.

26. Tiwari, J.K. & Varu S.N. (1999) : Sightings of Green Munia Estrilda Formosa in Gujarat and Rajasthan. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 39 (2) ; 29-30.

27. Tiwari, J.K. , Varu, S.N. & Himmatsinhji M.K., (1996) : The Occurrence of grey Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus  in Kutch, Gujarat, India. Forktail 11 (February) : 33-38.

28. Tiwari, Jugal Kishor (1993) : The Guests of a Jheel Village. Hornbill 1993 (4) : 24-26.

29. Tiwari Jugal Kishor & Rahmani, Asad R. (1997) : The banni Grasslands. Chap. 5. In : A study of the Ecology of  Grasslands of the Indian Plains with particular reference to their Endangered fauna. Vol. Final. Ed. Rahmani, Asad, R.) Bombay Natural History Society, Bombay, pp. 341-433.

30. Tiwari, Jugal Kishor 91996) :  “Chhari-Dhand” a pristine wetland (flooded  grassland) of   Banni : The Wildlifer 1 (2) : 5-6.

31.  Akhtar , A. & Tiwari, J.K. (1991) : Notes from Kutch.  Newsletter for Birdwatchers 31 (11-12) : 10-11.

32. Akhtar, S.A ; Rao Prakash ; Tiwari, J.K. & Javed Salim (1992) ; Spotted Munia Lonchura punctulata from Dachigam National park, Jammu and Kashmir Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 89 (1) ; 129.

33. Akhtar, S.A. & Tiwari, J.K. (1992) : Blacknecked Grebe from Chhari-Dhand, Kutch, Gujarat , Newsletter for Birdwatchers 32  (9-10) ; 16.

34. Akhtar, S.A. & Tiwari, J.K. (1994) Tickell’s Leaf Warbler and Blyth’s Pipit in District Rajkot, Gujarat, Newsletter for Birdwatchers 34 95) ; 117-118.

35. Akhtar, S.A., ; Tiwari, J.K. & Bapat N.N. 919920 Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris (Menetries) in Western India, Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 89 (1) : 116-117.

36. Akhtar S, Asad & Tiwari J.K.  (1992) ; Brood of the Indian Field Mouse Mus booduga in an abandoned Baya nest. Journal of the Bombay natural History Society (89) 2 ; 245.

37. Akhtar, S. Asad & Tiwari, J.K. (1993) ; Food Piracy by a White Stork Ciconia ciconia (Linn). Journal of the Bombay natural History Society 90 (1) 91.

38. Akhtar, S.Asad & Tiwari, J.K. (1993) ; Record of Predation on birds trapped in mistnets. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 90 (1) 99.

39. Varu S.N. & Tiwari, J.K. (1994) ; The Great White pelican in Kutch, Gujarat. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 34 96) ; 134.

40. Varu S.N. & Tiwari, J.K, (1996) ; Curious behaviour of Common Wood Shrikes Newsletter for Birdwatchers 36 (3) ; 58.

41. Varu, S.N. & Tiwari, J.K. (2000) Vulture watch in kutch, newsletter for Birdwatchers 40 (3) ; 41-42. 

42. Varu S.N, & Tiwari, J.K. (2000)  ; Vulture watch in Kutch, Hornbill 2000 (July September0 ; 24.

43. Hussain, S.A., Akhtar, S.A. & Tiwari, J.K. (1991) An Unususal congregation of Slenderbilled Gulls at Nirvandh, Kutch, Gujarat, Newsletter for Birdwatchers 31 (11-12)  11-12.

44. Hussain S.A., Akhtar, S.A. & Tiwari, J.K. (1992) ; Status and Distribution of White-winged Black Tit in Kutch, Gujarat, India. Bird Conservation International. 1992 (2) ; 115-122.

45. Tiwari J. K. & Rahmani A.R.  (1998) Large Heronries of Kutch  and nesting of   Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus  in India. Journ. Of  Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. Vol. 95 pp. (67-70).

46. Tiwari, J.K. & Rahmani Asad, R. (2002) ; Wintering Common Cranes and their Habitat  in Kutch.s Salim Ali’s Centennary Workshop Proceedings.BNHS. Rahmani.

47. Akhtar S.A. & Tiwari,  J.K. (1992) ; Food Piracy by a Jackal from a Jungle Cat  at Chhari-Dhand. Journal of the Bombay natural History Society. vol. 88   pp 108.

48. Akhtar, S.A. & Tiwari, J.K (1993) ; Nest Contents  of Tawny  Eagle. Journal of the Bombay natural History Society. Vol. 90, no. 1, pp 91.

49. Tiwari , J.K, (1991) ; Food of Dhaman Ptyas  mucosus vol. 87, no. 2    Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society pp. 308. 

50. Tiwari, J.K. (1990) ; Five-striped  Squirel   killing Birds Journal of the Bombay natural History Society, 87 [1] 308 .

51. Tiwari, J.K,  (1990) ; Threat to  traditional  grassland. Centre  of Environment  Education.   Nature Future News.vol. 5,1990.

52. Tiwari, J.K. Unusual feeding behaviour of Gray Musk shrew. Journal of the Bombay natural History Society.  vol. 91 (2) 8/94, pp. 308.

53. Tiwari, J.K. (2001) ;  Stranded Whales on the Gujarat Coast. JOURNAL. Bombay natural History Society 98 (2), Aug, 2001.

Unidentified Wolf like Canid in the Danakil Desert of Eritrea, Horn of Africa,  Tiwari J.K., Claudio Sillero-Zuberi ; Canid News, Canid Specialist group. Online Journal , of IUCN.

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2 POPULAR ARTICLES
      
       

1. The Jackals of Kaladunger .Hornbill 1992 [1]

2. Gando Baval  ‘Story of an alien plant in Banni grassland.1993, Hornbill [2] .

3. Vishnois they Save Desert  Wildlife .Hornbill 1994.

4. The Dedicated  Vishnoi  people Translate  conservation  ethic

5. into a force for  rescuing  indigenous  wildlife in Indian Desert.

6. “Diversity magazine”  Genetic  Resources Communication

7. System U.S.A..Vol. 11 No.4,1995  with Dr.A.B.Damania.

8. Kutch a Jurassic Park, on the Fossils of Kutch. Hornbill 1994

9. Footprints on the sands of  Time. Sristhi  magazine, Delhi 1997

10. Prossopis  juliflora  in Banni Grassland” a Boon or a Bane”.

11. Stristhi.

12. Shrike Bulbuls of the Middle -East.  SRISTHI MAGAZINE

13. New Delhi July 1997

14. Profile of a tree that is changing the face of Kutch, by J. K. Tiwari and  Asad R. Rahmani. Down To Earth April 15, 1999 pp. (32-34)

15. Thane Ka Tal “A wetland of International Importance. Ramsar Convention Bureau newsletter.  Wetland Profile. 

16. Voices ; Wetlands of Banni; Sristhi Magazine 2001. New Delhi.

17. Can Do Will Do, Live and Let Live  ; On Vishnoi community of Rajasthan ; Sristhi Magazine  May 2001.

18. White-naped Tit ;  MISTNET ; Quaterly newsletter of the Indian Bird conservation network (IBCN)  vol 2, no 3.

 

REPORTS  PUBLISHED:

· 1989-90 BNHS Bird Migration Report on Madhav N.P. & Dachigam National Park.

· 1990-91 BNHS Bird Migration report on Chhari-Dhand, Kutch

· 1991-92 BNHS Bird Migration report on Chhari-Dhand, Kutch

· 1992-93 Grassland Ecology Project  report on Banni, Kutch

· 1993-94 Grassland Ecology  Project report on Banni, Kutch

· 1994-95  Grassland Ecology Project report on Banni, Kutch

· Status and Distribution Survey of the White-naped Tit in Gujarat    and  Rajasthan. A  108 page report on the Globally threatened species of  bird. Project Funded by the Leica  Camera Company of U.K. through the Oriental Bird Club of U.K.

· Survey of the Great and Little Rann of Kutch  for the breeding birds and endangered species of Wildlife. (A 174 pages report)

· Status and Distribution Survey of the Great White or Rosy Pelicans and the Dalmatian Pelicans in Kutch district, Gujarat, India.  

Status and distribution Survey of the endemic and endangered White-    naped Tit Parus nuchalis  in the South Indian Hills of Karnataka and Tamilnadu.

I hereby declare that the above information given by me are true.

Jugal Kishor Tiwari  

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Centre for Desert and Ocean ( Regd Trust ) Moti virani, Kutch,Gujarat, India

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