Publications

Research Publications

2022

  1. Bharathi, D. and Koparde, P., 2022. Records of Dragonflies & Damselflies (Insecta: Odonata) from Gondia district, Maharashtra, India. Journal of Insect Biodiversity and Systematics8(3), pp.379-387. 10.52547/jibs.8.3.379
  2. Payra, A., Deshpande, A. and Koparde, P., 2022. Up and above: Northernmost records of Macromidia donaldi donaldi (Fraser, 1924) and Merogomphus longistigma (Fraser, 1922) from the Western Ghats of India (Odonata: Synthemistidae: Gomphidae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina81(2).
  3. Nayak, S., Karande, S. & Koparde, P. (2022). Whose Hoot? Identification of Owl Species Using Call Recognition with Neural Networks (January 28, 2022). http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4020038

2021

  1. Koparde, P., Halali, S. Tiple, A., Rangnekar P., Sonawane, A., Payra, A., Dawn, P., Raju, A & K.A. Subramanian (2021). Lost in time: Re-description and ecological re-assessment of two Indian endemic Elattoneura damselflies. International Journal of Odonatology, 82-94.
  2. Mujumdar, N., Deshpande, A., Dawn, P. & P. Koparde (2021). Notes on oviposition behavior of three Elattoneura (Odonata: Platycnemididae) from India. Notulae Odonatologica, 9(8): 344-352.

2020

  1. Mujumdar, N., D. Sawant, A. Sumanapala, P. Rangnekar & P. Koparde (2020). Rapid multi-taxa assessment around Dhamapur Lake (Sindhudurg, Maharashtra, India) using citizen science reveals significant odonate records. Journal of Threatened Taxa 12(13): 16795–16818.
  2. Jere, A., Darshetkar, A., Patwardhan, A. & P. Koparde (2020). Assessing the response of odonates (dragonflies and damselflies) to a tropical urbanization gradient. Journal of Urban Ecology 6(1): juaa029

2019

  1. Koparde, P., Mehta, P., Mukherjee, S. and Robin, V.V. (2019). Quaternary Climatic Fluctuations and Resulting Climatically Suitable Areas for Eurasian Owlets. Ecology & Evolution 00: 1-11.
  2. Koparde, P., Dawn, P. and Darshetkar, A. (2019). Odonates across a tropical urbanization gradient (Mula River, Pune, Maharashtra, India). International Dragonfly Fund – Report 128: 1-13. 

2018

  1. Koparde, P., Mehta, P., Reddy, S., Ramakrishnan, U., Mukherjee, S., Robin, V.V. (2018). The Critically Endangered Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti is Nested within the Currently Recognized Athene Clade: A Century-old Debate Addressed. PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192359.
  2. Mujumdar, N., Thakuria, D., Halali, D., Koparde, P. (2018). Observations on Underwater Oviposition in Pseudagrion indicum (Odonata: Coenagrionidae): An Endemic Species from the Western Ghats. Halters 9: 39-44.
  3. Koparde, P., Dawn, P., Sumanapala, A. (2018). Islands are calling: Short expedition to the Andaman Islands reveals five new spatial records and research gaps. Agrion 22(1): 37-41. 

2017

  1. Koparde, P. and Yesou, P. (2017). Probable hybrids Little Egret x Indian Reef Heron in India and Sri Lanka. Dutch Birding 39: 238-246.

2016

  1. Koparde, P., Raote, N. (2016). Areas of avian richness across an urban-rural setting: A case study of selected water-bodies from Pune, India. Indian BIRDS 12(2&3): 50-55. Pune Birds
  2. Koparde, P. (2016). Damsels in distress – seasons, habitat structure and water pollution changes damselfly diversity and assemblage in urban wetlands. Animal Biology 66(3-4): 305-319.

2015

  1. Koparde, P., Mhaske, P., Patwardhan, A. (2015). Habitat correlates of Odonata species diversity in the northern Western Ghats, India. Odonatologica, 44(1/2):21-43. Odonata Paper II
  2. Tiple, A., Koparde, P. (2015). Odonata of Maharashtra, India with notes on species distribution. Journal of Insect Science, 15(1):47-57. Odonata of MS
  3. Koparde, P., Mhaskar, M., Mhaske, P., Patwardhan, A. (2015). Spatial distribution and habitat correlates of Nilgiri Wood-Pigeon (Columba elphinstonii) in North Western Ghats, India. TAPROBANICA, 7(1):20-28. NGP in NWGs

2014

  1. Koparde, P., Mhaske, P., Patwardhan, A. (2014). New Records of Dragonflies & Damselflies (Insecta: Odonata) from the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 6(5):5744-5754. Odonata Paper I
  2. Mukherjee, A., Koparde, P. (2014). Sighting of Rusty-spotted Cat in Anaikatty Reserve Forest, Tamil Nadu, India. 60:32. RSC Note & Supplementary figure 

2013

  1. Koparde, P., & Manchi Shirish, S. (2013). Avifaunal Records from Chalis Ek, North Andaman Island: Insights into Distribution of Some Andaman Island Birds. Check List, 9(1), 034-041. Andaman Paper
  2. Padhye, A., …., Koparde P., …., Patwardhan, A. (2013). Butterflies of northern Western Ghats: a compilation of checklists. Ela Journal, 2(1), 3-22. Butterfly Paper
  3. Koparde P., Patil, P. (2013). Occurence Records of few Wetland Birds and Birds of Prey from Nashik, Maharashtra, India. SACON ENVIS Newsletter, 9(2):1-2. Occurence Records Paper

2012

  1. Koparde P., Patil P., Sawarkar P., Shindikar M. (2012). Birds from ashes: Birdlife at flyash ponds of NTPS, Nashik, Maharashtra, India. 2012. SACON ENVIS Newsletter, 8(1), 2-5. Fly Ash Pond Paper
  2. Ahiwale S., Koparde P., Deore P., Gunale V., Kapadnis B. P. (2012). Bacteriophage Based Technology for Disinfection of Different Water Systems. In Microorganisms in Environmental Management (pp. 289-313). Springer, Netherlands. Bacteriophage Chapter

2011

  1. Koparde P., Singh, S. (2011). Avian influenza and micro RNA: Role of bioinformatics. Journal of  Bioinformatics and Sequence Analysis, 3(2), 12-22. AI Review

2010

  1. Koparde P., Singh, S. (2010). Prediction of micro RNAs against H5N1 and H1N1 NS1 Protein: a Window to Sequence Specific Therapeutic Development. Journal of Data Mining in Genomics & Proteomics, 1: 104. doi: 10.4172/2153-0602.1000104. AI Paper

Popular Science Articles

2020

  1. Koparde, P. (2020). Hoot & Zen. Planet Untamed 2.1 January 2020. pp. 73-76. 
  2. Koparde, P., Mujumdar, N., Rangnekar, P., Sumanapala, A. (2020). 6th DragonflySouthAsia MeetingAgrion pp. 10-13 

 
2019

  1. Koparde, P. (2019). The gaon connection of dragonflies. Published on 8 December 2019
  2. Koparde, P. (2019). Say No to Firefly Festival, Period. Published on India’s Endangered on 31 May 2019

2018

  1. Koparde P., Ranganekar P., Subramanian K.A., Andrew R.J. (2018). Chasing dragonflies at the 4th DragonflyIndia Meeting and 9th Indian Symposium of Odonatology 2017. Agrion 22(1): 22-27. 
  2. Khan Z., Koparde P., Antony P., Koli K., Neema A. (2018). The Long Awaited CallSACON Newsletter 15(2): 4-5. 

2017

  1. Koparde P. (2017). Forest Jewels – The abundant, uncommon and rarePlanet Untamed APRIL: 40-46. 
  2. Koparde P. (2017). God’s own ruby lost in the mud-lands. Guest Blog Post on <dragonflyindmeet.wordpress.com> 

2016

  1. Koparde P., Choudhary P. (2016). A road to kill. SACON Newsletter 13(2): 4-6. 
  2. Barve V., Koparde P., Roy A.B., Dawn P. (2016). DragonflyIndia: A vibrant community of Odonata lovers from Indian Subcontinent. PARTHENOS April: 34-35.

2015

  1. Koparde P. (2015). Let the Owlet hoot. SACON Newsletter 12(1):3-4. 
  2. Koparde P. (2015). Sharing and Conserving – Species and Spaces. Sarovar Saurabh 11(1):1-2. 
  3. Andrew R., Koparde P., Subramanian K.A. (2015). The 8th Symposium on Indian Odonatology and Tropical Biodiversity. Agrion 19(2): 32-35. 

2014

  1. Koparde P. (2014). Of dragons and damsels. SAEVUS (OCTOBER): 15. 
  2. Koparde P., Bangal P., Grouw H. (2014). Brown Kites and White Crows: Understanding color aberrations in birds. HORNBILL (JULY-SEPTEMBER):10-13.

2013

  1. Koparde P. (2013). Butterflies Ringing Yellow Bells. SACON Newsletter 10(3):3-4. 
  2. Koparde P. (2013). From Doodling to Modelling: Changing Research Trends Detected through SCCS. SACON Newsletter 10(3): 6.