Aparajita Datta

Scientist, Eastern Himalaya

PhD

Aparajita Datta
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

Dataset

2019

Variability in gut passage time of Asian hornbills

Journal Article

2019

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

Dataset

2019

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

Journal Article

2018

Hornbill Watch: A citizen science initiative for Indian hornbills

Report

2017

Hornbill Watch Report June 2014 to February 2017

Dataset

2016

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

Journal Article

2016

Abundance estimates of the Rufous-necked hornbill (Aceros nipalensis), and characterisation of a montane subtropical forest in the Indian Eastern Himalaya. 

Dataset

2016

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

Journal Article

2015

Tracking seed fates of tropical tree species: evidence for seed caching in a tropical forest in north-east India

Report

2014

Hornbill Nest Adoption Programme- 2014 breeding season

Journal Article

2013

Phenology, seed dispersal and regeneration patterns of Horsfieldia kingii, a rare wild nutmeg

Book Chapter

2013

Arunachal macaque Macaca munzala (Sinha, Datta, Madhusudan and Mishra 2005)

Report

2013

Hornbills, rats, seeds and rainforest trees: plant-animal interactions and plant demography

Journal Article

2013

Records of small carnivores from in and around Namdapha Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, India. 

Popular Article

2012

The curious case of the worm

Popular Article

2012

Hornbills: farmers of our forests

Popular Article

2012

A tree hole for a home

Report

2011

Linking rural energy and nature conservation in a tribal village in Arunachal Pradesh

Journal Article

2008

Empty forests: Large carnivore and prey abundance in Namdapha National Park, north-east India

Popular Article

2008

Eastern Promises

Journal Article

2008

Diversity, abundance and conservation status of small carnivores in two Protected Areas in Arunachal Pradesh. 

Journal Article

2008

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

Popular Article

2007

Namdapha: beyond the tiger. 

Book Chapter

2007

Protecting with people in Namdapha: threatened forests, forgotten people.

Popular Article

2006

Making headway: Lisus, Namdapha officials 'talk' in Arunachal.

Journal Article

2005

Macaca munzala: A New Species from Western Arunachal Pradesh, Northeastern India

Popular Article

2005

Fading fauna, forgotten people. 

Journal Article

2004

Nest site selection and nesting success of hornbills 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.