Aparajita Datta

Scientist, Eastern Himalaya

PhD

Aparajita has been involved in research and conservation in Arunachal Pradesh since 1995 and a primary focus of her work has been on hornbills. Her main interests include plant–animal interactions in rainforests, understanding anthropogenic effects on wildlife, and engaging with tribal communities for conservation.

Projects

Publications

Journal Article

In press

Variability in gut passage times for Asian hornbills

Journal Article

2021

The flight of the hornbill: drift and diffusion in arboreal avian movement

Tropical forest restoration in the Eastern Himalaya: evaluating early survival and growth of native tree species

Journal Article

2021

Tropical forest restoration in the Eastern Himalaya: evaluating early survival and growth of native tree species

Journal Article

2020

Persistent loss of biologically-rich tropical forests in the Indian Eastern Himalaya

Journal Article

2020

‘The devil is in the detail’: Peer-review of the Wildlife Conservation Plan by the Wildlife Institute of India for the Etalin Hydropower Project, Dibang Valley

Journal Article

2020

When and how to study the nesting biology of Indian birds: Research needs, ethical considerations, and best practices

Journal Article

2020

Guidelines for conducting research on the nesting biology of Indian birds

Hornbill Nest Adoption Program - 2020 Breeding Season

Report

2020

Hornbill Nest Adoption Program - 2020 Breeding Season

How Hornbills Breed: Wreathed Hornbills

Poster

2019

How Hornbills Breed: Wreathed Hornbills

How Hornbills Breed: Great Hornbills

Poster

2019

How Hornbills Breed: Great Hornbills

How Hornbills Breed: Rufous-necked Hornbill

Poster

2019

How Hornbills Breed: Rufous-necked Hornbill

How Hornbills Breed: Oriental Pied Hornbill

Poster

2019

How Hornbills Breed: Oriental Pied Hornbill

Hornbill Nest Adoption Program - 2019 Breeding Season

Report

2019

Hornbill Nest Adoption Program - 2019 Breeding Season

Protected areas and biodiversity conservation in India

Journal Article

2019

Protected areas and biodiversity conservation in India

How far do Asian forest hornbills disperse seeds?

Journal Article

2019

How far do Asian forest hornbills disperse seeds?

Dataset

2019

Variability in gut passage time of Asian hornbills

Dataset

2019

Data from: Large frugivores matter: insights from network and seed dispersal effectiveness approaches

Dataset

2016

Data from: Spatial and temporal variation in hornbill densities in Namdapha Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, north-east India

Dataset

2016

Data from: Field to a forest: patterns of forest recovery following shifting cultivation in the eastern Himalaya. Dryad Digital Repository.

Report

2014

Hornbill Nest Adoption Programme- 2014 breeding season

Journal Article

2013

Spatial and temporal variation in hornbill densities in Namdapha Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, north-east India

Journal Article

2008

Molecular evidence for the occurrence of the leaf deer Muntiacus putaoensis in Arunachal Pradesh, north-east India. 

Journal Article

2003

Discovery of the leaf deer Muntiacus putaoensis in Arunachal Pradesh: an addition to the large mammals of India.

How Hornbills Breed: Brown Hornbill

How Hornbills Breed: Brown Hornbill

Information booklet on Hornbills of North Bengal

Information booklet on Hornbills of North Bengal

Hornbill Nest Adoption Program - 2019 Breeding Season

Hornbill Nest Adoption Program - 2019 Breeding Season