The population density of Grey Francolin (Franclinus Pondicrianus L.) is distributed throughout the Baluchistan, KKPK, Punjab, and Indus plains of Sindh Province, Pakistan. The grey francolin is a prime game bird of our country. This species has been declared threatened worldwide according to the Red Data Book, also published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature in 2018. There is no information available regarding the density of the population of Grey francolin in different populations in the district of Tando Allahyar, Sindh, Pakistan. Keeping this in mind, the present study was carried out to find the density population of Grey francolin birds in the habitat area to observe the conservation measurements. The study was conducted through direct sighting with the help of local residents of the particular areas using the Visual Encounter Method." The observations were recorded at three fixed transects, with a length of 300 to 350 m and a width of 30 to 60 m laid down at every site for recording the birds by nearest line. In Tando Allahyar, Sindh, Pakistan, the population density of Grey francolin varies significantly based on breeding practices and habitat characteristics. The observed densities were 0.90 birds per hectare in cultivated open land and 0.16 birds per hectare in wetland and associated natural vegetation. This suggests a notable influence of habitat and breeding practices on Grey francolin populations

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Received:Jul 10, 2023; Accepted: Sep 05, 2023; Published: Dec 26, 2023

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