Dr. Tanko  Dauda

Dr. Tanko Dauda

Senior Lecturer
Federal University, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Zoology from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Wildlife Ecology
62%
Zoology
90%
Animal Biology
75%
Animal Behaviour
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Tanko, D., K.L. Adang and J.B. Kachi, 2018. Preliminary checklist avifauna within Lokoja area. Int. J. Applied Biol. Res., 8: 222-231.

  2. Tanko, D., A.U. Ezealor and S.P. Bako, 2017. Phytoplankton diversity and abundance in rock pools of Dumbi Inselberg, Zaria Nigeria. Int. J. Applied Biol. Res., 8: 38-49.

  3. Tanko, D., M.A. Chia and G. Nuhu, 2016. Zooplankton community structure and dynamics during the transition from dry to rainy season: A case study of Kufena Inselberg (Rock) pool, Zaria, Nigeria. Zoologist, 14: 7-13.
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  4. Tanko, D., M.A. Chia and G. Nuhu, 2016. Phytoplankton community dynamics during dry to rainy season transition: A case study of Kufena Inselberg (rock) pool, Zaria, Nigeria. Niger. J. Scient. Res., 15: 468-473.

  5. Bakam, H., F. Nura, B.O. Agbo and D. Tanko, 2016. Study on avian utilization of Gmelina arborea in General Hassan Usman Katsina park, Kaduna, Nigeria. J. Nat. Sci. Res., 6: 65-73.

  6. Esson, A.E., D. Tanko, M.I. Adebola, B.U. Shuaibu and D.D. Musa, 2015. Density and diversity of woody plants on Kufena Inselberg, Zaria, Nigeria. Afr. J. Geosci. Res., 3: 8-11.

  7. Abagai, R.T. and D. Tanko, 2015. Survey of avifauna of the Kagoro-Tsonje Riparian forest, Kaduna state Nigeria. J. Trop. Biosci., 10: 54-62.

  8. Tanko, D., L.M. David, I.M.K. Gadzama and T.G. Sule, 2014. Commercial bushmeat production: A case study of bushmeat markets in Chikun local government area, Kaduna state, Nigeria. Ecophilia, 2: 9-18.

  9. Tanko, D., A.U. Ezealor and S.P. Bako, 2014. Community structure and abundance of avian and Non-avian vertebrate fauna of Dumbi inselberg and Adjacent woodland in Zaria, Northern Nigeria. Zoologist, 12: 46-53.
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  10. Tanko, D., 2014. SIWES Log Book. Marok Print, Zaria, Nigeria, Pages: 68.

  11. Sule, T.G., D. Tanko, I.M.K. Gadzama and A.U. Ezealor, 2014. Food habits of the Clapperton’s Francolin (Francolinus clappertonii) in the Sudan Sahel Savanna of Nigeria. Ecophilia, 2: 1-8.

  12. Akpotu, O.J., D. Tanko and D.S. Abolude, 2014. Acute lethal toxicity of N,P,K, 15:15:15 fertilizer on the juveniles of Clarias gariepinus in Zaria, Nigeria. Am. J. Biopharmacol. Biochem. Lifesci., 3: 1-8.
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  13. Ahmed, J., D. Tanko, A.I. Odiba and A.M. Chia, 2014. The roles of botanical gardens in plant conservation and their tourism potentials: A case study of Ahmadu Bello University Garden, Zaria. Biol. Environ. Sci. J. Trop., 11: 122-122.

  14. Tanko, D. A.U. Ezealor and S.P. Bako, 2013. Current status of the woody vegetation of dumbi inselberg and its surrounding, Zaria, Northern Guinea Savanna, Nigeria. Niger. J. Scient. Res., 11-12: 1-9.

  15. Borikini, T.I., F.D. Babalola, T.O. Amusa, S.T. Ivande and Z.J. Wala et al., 2012. Tropical montane forest in Nigeria-A case study of Ngel Nyaki Forest Reserve, Mambilla Plateau. Int. J. Environ. Sci., 1: 95-104.

  16. Borikini, T.I., F.D. Babalola, T.O. Amusa, S.T. Ivande and Z.J. Wala et al., 2012. Community-based forest resources management in Nigeria: Case study of Ngel Nyaki Forest Reserve, Mambilla Plateau, Taraba State, Nigeria. Int. J. Trop. For. Environ., 2: 69-76.

  17. Babalola, F.D., T.O. Amusa, Z.J. Wala, S.T. Ivande and J.O. Ihuma et al., 2012. Spatial distribution of turaco-preferred food plants in Ngel Nyaki Forest Reserve, Mambilla Plateau, Taraba State, Nigeria. Biodiversity, 13: 100-107.
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  18. Tanko, D. and S.T. Ivande, 2011. A survey of the avifauna of relatively undisturbed vegetation in Zaria, Nigeria. Roan (J. Conserv.), 5: 131-140.

  19. Tanko, D., J. Fidel-Tiseer and F.A. Tiseer, 2010. A checklist of current savanna tree vegetation in a relative undisturbed location in Zaria, Nigeria. Biol. Environ. Sci. J. Trop., 7: 11-15.

  20. Tanko, D., A.U. Ezealor and P. Agu, 2009. Food and feeding habit of the white-crowned robin-chat Cossypha albicapilla (Vieillot). J. Trop. Biosci., 8-9: 1-4.

  21. Tanko, D., A.U. Ezealor and I.M.K. Gadzama, 2008. Some observation of the nest eggs and nestlings of the African thrush, (Turdus pelios) in Zaria, Nigeria. Biol. Environ. Sci. J. Trop., 5: 5-8.

  22. Tanko, D., 2008. Quantitative and qualitative description of the preferred habitat of the white-crowned robin-chat (Cassypha albicapilla) in Zaria, Nigeria. Biol. Environ. Sci. J. Trop., 5: 23-26.

  23. Abdullahi, S.A., D. Tanko and E.I. Bakoshi, 2008. Quantitative determination of the proximate, anti-nutrients and amino acid composition of raw and boiled Senna occidentale seeds. Biol. Environ. Sci. J. Trop., 5: 110-114.

  24. Gadzama, I.M.K., N.A. Olawuyi, P.A. Audu and D. Tanko, 2005. Haemoparasites and intestinal helminths of the Laughing dove (Streptopelia senegalensis) in Zaria, Nigeria. J. Trop. Biosci., 5: 133-135.

  25. Ezealor, A.U. and D. Tanko, 2003. Nest and nestlings of the white-crowned robin-chat Cossypha albicapilla (Vieillot). J. Trop. Biosci., 3: 103-106.

  26. Nock, I.H. and D. Tanko, 2000. Prevelence and public health significance of parasite oocysts and ova on the sole of shoes: A case study in Zaria, Nigeria. Niger. J. Parasitol., 21: 137-142.
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