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The Role of Elevation on Species Diversity of Accipitridae family in Khorasan Provinces (Birds: Falconiformes)

Hamed Bidel1*, Mansour Aliabadian2 MSc., Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Environment and Energy, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran. (E-mail: hamedbidel [@] gmail.com, Phone Number: ). Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Iran. Abstract: Iran with a considerable diversity placed across three faunal realms, Palearctic, Oriental and Ethiopian. The family of Accipitridae due to their conservation status has got a crucial state within other families of diurnal Birds of prey. In this study using more than one century occurrence data (1886-2013) the diversity pattern of Accipitridae family has been evaluated in ... Read More »