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VULTURES NEWS

Wooing the vulture: Tracing 15 years of journey in Pinjore

July 29, 2019 11:31 am

Vultures were listed as critically endangered species by IUCN. In the 1980s, the vulture population in the country was estimated about in crores but by 2007, a 99 percent declined was reported in the number of these three species.

White-rumped vultures make a comeback in Kangra

June 17, 2015 7:05 pm

Vulture's decline was attributed to the use of diclofenac drug which was later banned.

Keeping a hawk’s eye on vultures, through video cameras

May 27, 2015 2:20 am

Researchers set up 24x7 live video-recording facility near nests on a cliff in Western Ghats.

How vultures dine on rotting flesh? They have the guts

November 30, 2014 1:03 am

The researchers examined the community of microbes, or microbiome, living in the gut of 50 vultures of the two species.

Vultures to be bred at 8 more centres

March 03, 2014 12:57 am

Six hundred pairs of each of the three critically endangered species — white backed, long billed and slender billed — will be released.

At Katerniaghat sanctuary,19 vulture eggs spotted

April 12, 2010 2:08 am

There is some good news about the vulture population in the state. In the egg-laying season for vultures in April,the authorities have already sighted 19 eggs of White-backed Vultures and estimated a population of around 100 vultures in the Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary.

City NGOs to join vulture awareness day celebrations

September 05, 2009 4:42 am

September 5 will be celebrated as International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD-09) worldwide. Several NGOs,including some based here plan to celebrate the event by creating awareness about vulture conservation in the region.