Ecosystem health and functioning is
determined by presence bird species diversity and
abundance. Survey on avain variety and abundance was
conducted from May –July 2019, a total eight point
count method which represents the study area was
systematically selected, birds were identified at species
level using binocular, bird call, song and naked eye in
the morning 6;00-10:10 a.m) and afternoon(4:00-6:00
p.m). Data were collected by using point count method
techniques in the early morning (6:00-10:00 a.m.) and
late afternoon (4:00-6:00 p.m.) During the study period,
a total of 646 individual birds belonging to 65 species, 26
families and 11 Orders were recorded. Majority 47.7%
of bird orders were Passeriformes. 11 species of
Muscicapidae family representing 16.92% was recorded.
Keywords : Avian; Deforestation; Diversity; Evenness; Ethiopia; Passeriformes; Point Count; Riverine.