Feburary Report – Vulture Conservation Program

Vulture Conservation Program Awareness and Monitoring February 2011 Report 1 June 2010 was the official start of Mahseer Conservancy’s 2010 – 2011 Vulture Programme.  The following report is a summary of the work undertaken during the month of February 2011.  This report is ninth in a series of monthly reports made throughout the year. 1.      Monitoring of Vulture Colonies The monitoring of vulture community was undertaken again during the month of February after a gap of few months. The monitoring was undertaken in the Ringora and Tumeria colonies by Ms. Louis and Mr....
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Ringora Wildlife Corridor

Introduction India is a country which gathers one of the most high scale biodiversities in the world. It shelters more than 40 000 flora species and 75 000 fauna species. However we are facing a worrying loss of that richness, species are vanishing really fast and that is due to human activities. The overexploitation of the environment and habitat fragmentation, leads to ecosystem degradation. Despite a national will for nature and wildlife conservation, there is a progressive decline of some animal populations. For example, nowadays 27 Indian mammal  species are classified as endangered species...
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January Report – Vulture Conservation Program

Vulture Conservation Program Awareness and Monitoring January 2011 Report 1 June 2010 was the official start of Mahseer Conservancy’s 2010 – 2011 Vulture Programme.  The following report is a summary of the work undertaken during the month of January 2011.  This report is eight of a series of monthly reports made throughout the year. 1.Monitoring of Vulture Colonies Unfortunately no monitoring of the vulture colonies occurred in January 2011.  Casual visits to Ringora Village, however, has shown that the birds are still in good numbers (we counted 21 on a recent visit), we saw...
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