Population analysis of Bali Mynah (Leucopsar rothschildi Stresemann 1912) released in 2007 in Bali Barat National Park, Indonesia

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JARWADI BUDI HERNOWO

Abstract

Hernowo JB. 2017. Population analysis of Bali Mynah (Leucopsar rothschildi Stresemann 1912) released in 2007 in Bali Barat National Park, Indonesia. Trop Drylands 1: 83-89. The population of Bali Mynah (Leucopsar rothschildi) has been released in the year 2007 in Bali Barat National Park should be monitored. Monitoring of the Bali Mynah (BM) population development was done in June 2008, June 2009 and October 2009. Monitoring method employed was direct observation focused on rations feeding site and surrounding areas at Tanjung Gelap (Menjangan Resort). The individual number that was released in June 2008 was 20 individuals, and that in June 2009 and October 2010 was, respectively, 20 individuals and 22 individuals. The Bali Mynah survival is approximately 77.27-110.53% in two respective years. The bird natality rate is 10.53%. The sex ratio is about 1:1 and birds age structure are 95.24% adult and 4.76% sub adult. The over-all population of Bali Mynah (BM) at Tanjung Gelap is in good condition. The important factors that support Bali Mynah survival in the wild habitat is through managed nest box, food rations, and BM safety.

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