The Assess of Pools and Small Lakes as Wetland Sites in Zalingei Area, Darfur, Sudan
Journal of Biomaterials
Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019, Pages: 28-32
Received: Apr. 17, 2019;
Accepted: Jun. 26, 2019;
Published: Jul. 13, 2019
Views 901 Downloads 122
Abdallah Mohamed Abdallah Ahmed Korssi, Department of Wildlife, University of Zalingei, Zalingei City, Sudan
Dawi Musa Hamad, Department of Zoology, University of Khartoum, Khartoum City, Sudan
Follow on us
The study was conducted at Zalingei area Central Darfur state-Sudan, to assess the technical aspect of wetlands (water in the area, its availability, depth) in Zalingei area, during the period from2013to2014. The methods used to data collected were included; metrictape (50m) and pole made by Jebel Marra Rural development project, and string (50m), coordinates of Each wetlands points were recorded using a GPS. The result showed that the Wetlands in Zalingei area, can take many forms as Wadis (Streams), water Pools (Permanent and temporary) and small lakes, Eight water pools and two lakes were established in the dry season, these pools are: Adam-gola, Fawzei, Hamidia, Saa4, Tarei, Zour, Rejl-aldafa, and Sarei-olmaly. The lakes as: Zour Lake, and Dudei Lake. The study was recommended that to further surveys of wetland should be made in Zalingei area and registrar in Wetland convention as Ramsar site and important bird’sarea.
Wetland, Birds Habitats, Zalingei, Wadi Azoom, Zalingei Pools and Lakes
To cite this article
Abdallah Mohamed Abdallah Ahmed Korssi,
Dawi Musa Hamad,
The Assess of Pools and Small Lakes as Wetland Sites in Zalingei Area, Darfur, Sudan, Journal of Biomaterials.
Vol. 3, No. 1,
2019, pp. 28-32.
Copyright © 2019 Authors retain the copyright of this article.
This article is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abdelkarim, A. G. (1968). Studies on the fresh water algae of the Sudan. I. On the ecology of the algae of WadiGalol-Jebel Marra. Hydrobiol. 32 (1–2): 33–46.
Boere, G. C., Galbraith, C. A. & Stroud, D. A. (eds). (2006). Water birds around the world. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh, UK. 960pp.
Ernst, D., (1995). Wildlife Study''JebelMarra''. Report prepared for the GTZ-Project Jebel Marra Forest Circle.
Green, J; Moghraby A. I. el; and Ali, O. M. (1979). Biological Observations in the Crater Lakes of JebelMarra, Sudan, Journal of Zoology, London, 189: 493-502.
Hakim, S. A. (1978). Distribution of Wildlife in DNP as Dictated by Habitat Structure. Wildlife Research Unit Unp ublished report, 7pp.
Hammerton, D. (1966). Hot springs and fumarol esat Jebel Marra, Sudan. Nature. Lond. Vol. 209, No5030, p. 1290.
Holsworth, N. W. (1968). Dinder National park. Report to Government of Sudan. No TA2457. FAO, Rome.
Hunting technical serves, April. (1995). Land used planning studies in J, M, R, D, P. (Jebel Marra Rural Development Project. Final report, England, p, 5.
Khalid, M. R. (2004). Anecological assessment of wetland habitats utilized by migratory shore birds at kapar, pantairemis and kualaselang or nature park, Malaysia. Thes is Submitted to the School of Graduate Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, in Ful filment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
Korssi, A. M. A. A. (2009). Avifauna of Zalingei Distract, with Special Emphasis on the Breeding of the Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus), unpublished M.Sc Thesis University of Khartoum.
Korssi, A. M. A. A, and Allam, T. M. H. (2013). Breeding Biology Of Marabou Stork, ARPN Journal Journal of Science and Technology VOL. 3, NO. 7, July 2013 ISSN 2225-7217 ARPN ©2011-2013. Allrights reserved. http://www.ejournalofscience.org
Moghraby, A. I. (2001). Towardsan Action Plan for wetlands in the Sudan. Ramsar Convention Workshop. Khartoum, 5-6Sept. 2001.
Ramsar, Iran, (1971). Appendix 7. Ramsar Wetland Definition, Classification and Criteria for Internationally Important Wetlands. Ramsar Definition of aWetland Under the Convention on Wetlands.www.Ramsar/convention.com.
Ramsar Convention Bureau, (1997). The Ramsar Convention Manual: AGuide to the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971), 2nd ed. Ramsar Convention. RCB, The Gland 170pp.
Wickens, G. E. (1964). Team Leader and ecologist from Hunting Technical Services Ltd and employed on the United nations Special Fund Jebel Marra Project from the period January to November1964 and February to July1965. Based at Zalingei and made numerous collecting tripe throughout the entire project area.
Wickens, G. E. (1976). The flora of Jebel Marra (Sudan Republic) and its geographical affinities.
United Nations Environment Programmer (UNEP.©2007). Reportofthe, Sudan Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment, 2007. P.O.Box 30552, Nairobi, KENYA.