Dr. Tanko  Dauda

Dr. Tanko Dauda

Associate Professor
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. Dauda, T. and W.F. Eneojo, 2020. Assessment of ecological and conservation impacts of wildlife exploitations as bushmeat in Lokoja Forest Area, Kogi State, Nigeria. Int. J. Zool. Res., 16: 26-32.
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  2. Tanko, D. and R. Chinweuba, 2019. Birds species composition and abundance of a relativelly undisturbed vegetation at mount pati, lokoja, kogi state. Braz. J. Bio. Sci., 6: 271-282.
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  3. Adang, K.L., D. Tanko, K.L. Saliu and U.A. Abdulwahab, 2019. Breeding record of the hooded vulture Necrosyrtes monachus (Timminek, 1823) at emi abumo woro, Kogi state, Nigeria. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 12: 222-230.
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  4. Tanko, D., K.L. Adang and J.B. Kachi, 2018. Preliminary checklist avifauna within Lokoja area. Int. J. Applied Biol. Res., 8: 222-231.
  5. Tanko, D., 2018. Physical and chemical composition of soil collected from different habitats of Dumbi Inselberg in Zaria, Northern Guinea Savanna, Nigeria. Net J. Agric. Sci., 6: 35-41.
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  6. 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.
  7. 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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  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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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  14. Tanko, D., 2014. SIWES Log Book. Marok Print, Zaria, Nigeria, Pages: 68.
  15. 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.
  16. 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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  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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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  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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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