Dr. Bishnu Pd. Bhattarai

Dr. Bishnu Pd. Bhattarai
Designation : Lecturer
Email : bpbhattarai@cdztu.edu.np bishnu.bhattarai@cdz.tu.edu.np
Specialization : Conservation Biology
Area of Interest : Landscape Ecology, Prey-Predator Dynamics, Impacts of Climate Change


Recent Publications

  • Budhathoki, S., Adhikari, J. N., Bhattarai, B., Adhikari, D., & Bhattarai, B. P.* (2023). Diversity and habitat associations of non-volant small mammals in forest patches of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Zoology, 7(1):26–35. https://doi.org/10.3126/njz.v7i1.56308 
  • Katuwal, H. B., Sharma, H. P., Rokka, P., Bhusal, K. P., Bhattarai, B. P., Koirala, S., … & Quan, R. C. (2023). The effects of climate and land use change on the potential distribution and nesting habitat of the Lesser Adjutant in Nepal. Avian Research, 100105.
  • Kunwar, N., Pandey, N., Singh, K. D., & Bhattarai, B. P.* (2023). Bird diversity along an elevational gradient in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, Nepal. Our Nature, 21(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.3126/on.v21i1.50756 
  • Adhikari, J.N, Bhattarai, B.P.*, Rokaya, M.B. & Thapa, T.B. (2022). Land use/land cover changes in the central part of the Chitwan Annapurna Landscape, Nepal. PeerJ 10:e13435. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.13435
  • Sapkota, S. , Bhattarai, B.P.*, Mishra, M.R., Adhikari, J.N., & Khatiwada, J.R. (2022). Diet Composition and overlap of sympatric amphibians in paddy fields of Nepal. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 17(1), 155–164.
  • Bastola, S.C., Adhikari, J.N., Dhakal, H., & Bhattarai, B.P.* (2022). Influence of environmental factors on bird Kahundanda  Hillscape,  Pokhara, Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Zoology. 6(2),1–16. https://doi.org/10.3126/njz.v6i2.51877
  • Dhakal, D.N., Adhikari, J.N., Regmi, R.S., Adhikari, S., & Bhattarai, B.P.* (2022). Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in bovines along the elevation gradients of Annapurna Landscape, Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Zoology 6(S1),25–34. https://doi.org/10.3126/njz.v6iS1.50527
  • Maharjan, A. & Bhattarai, B.P.* (2022). Human- leopard Panthera pardus (Linnaeus, 1758) conflict in Godawari Municipality, Lalitpur, Nepal. Journal of Institute of Science and Technology. 27(2), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.3126/jist.v27i2.51171
  • Singh, K.D., & Bhattarai, B.P.* (2021). Ichthyodiversity and conservation importance of the  Jakhor  Taal Lake in Kailali district, far western Nepal. Journal of Animal Diversity. 3(1), 93-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.52547/JAD.2021.3.3.8
  • Adhikari, J.N., Khatiwada, J.R., Adhikari, D. , Sapkota, S. , Bhattarai, B.P., Rijal, D. and Sharma, L.N. (2022). Comparison of bird diversity in protected and non-protected wetlands of western lowland of Nepal. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 14 (1): 20371–20386. https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.7452.14.1.20371-20386 
  • Wagle Y., Bhattarai B.P.*, Adhikari J.N. (2022). Factors influencing distribution and habitat utilisation of Leptoptilos javanicus in and around Barandabhar Corridor Forest, Chitwan, Nepal. Nature Conservation Research 7(1). https://doi.org/10.24189/ncr.2022.005  
  • Adhikari, J.N., Adhikari, R.B., Bhattarai, B.P., Thapa, T.B., Ghimire, T.R. (2021). A small-scale coprological survey of the endoparasites in the Himalayan goral Naemorhedus goral (Hardwick, 1825) in Nepal. Biodiversitas 22(3): 1285-1290. https://doi.org/10.13057/biodiv/d220326 
  • Bhattarai, B.P.*, Adhikari, J.N. and Rijal, M. (2021). Nesting habitat selection and challenges of conservation of the vulnerable Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus (Horsfield, 1821) in the Chitwan National Park, Nepal. Ornis Hungarica 29(1): 33–46.  https://doi.org/10.2478/orhu-2021-0003 
  • Adhikari, J.N, Bhattarai, B.P.* and Thapa, T.B. (2021). Determinants of abundance and habitat association of mammals in Barandabhar Corridor Forest, Chitwan, Nepal. Folia Oecologica 48: (1). https://doi.org/10.2478/foecol-2021-0011 
  • Pandey, N., Khanal, L., Chapagain, N., Singh, K. D., Bhattarai, B.P. and Chalise, M.K. (2021). Bird community structure as a function of habitat heterogeneity: A case of Mardi Himal, Central Nepal. Biodiversitas 22: 262–271. https://doi.org/10.13057/biodiv/d220132 
  • Adhikari, J.N, Bhattarai, B.P.*, Rokaya, M.B. and Thapa, T.B. (2020). Ethno-medicinal uses of vertebrates in the Chitwan-Annapurna Landscape, central Nepal. PLoS ONE 15(10): e0240555. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0240555
  • Sapkota, B., Adhikari, R.B., Regmi, G.R., Bhattarai, B.P.* and Ghimire, T.R. (2020). Diversity and prevalence of gut parasites in urban macaques. Applied Science and Technology Annals 1(1):34–41. https://doi.org/10.3126/asta.v1i1.30270 
  • Bhattarai B.P. (2019). Factors associated with habitat segregation among the four species of cervids in the Chitwan National Park, Nepal. Ekológia Bratislava 38(1): 37–48. https://doi.org/10.2478/eko-2019-0004 
  • Adhikari J.N., Bhattarai B.P.* and Thapa T.B. (2019). Factors affecting diversity and distribution of threatened birds in Chitwan National Park, Nepal. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(5): 13511–13522. https://doi.org/10.11609/jot.4137.11.5.13511-13522 
  • Adhikari J.N., Bhattarai B.P.* and Thapa T.B. (2019). Diversity and conservation threats of water birds in and around Barandabhar Corridor Forest, Chitwan, Nepal. Journal of Natural History Museum 30: 164-179. https://doi.org/10.11609/jot.4137.11.5.13511-13522