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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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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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December Report – Vulture Conservation Program

Vulture Conservation Program Awareness and Monitoring December 2010 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 December 2010.  This report is the seventh of a series of monthly reports made throughout the year. 1.Monitoring of vulture colonies Unfortunately no monitoring of the vulture colonies occurred over December 2010.  Casual visits to Ringora Village, however, has shown that the birds are still there in good numbers (we counted 19 on one visit), and...
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Vulture Report- Vulture Conservation Program

Vulture Conservation Program Awareness and Monitoring December update report for RSPB and BNHS An initiative of :        Society for Mahseer Conservancy Registration number: 2165 46 Durgapuri lakhanpur District- Nainital. Pin 244715 Uttarakhand, India Phone (India) + 91 9761166777 E-mail: mahseerconservancy@gmail.com Website: www.mahseerconservancy.com Contents 1.    Introduction. ………………………………………………………………………….3 2.   ...
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November Report – Vulture Conservation Program

  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 November 2010 period.  This report is the sixth of a series of monthly reports will be made throughout the year.  1.Monitoring of vulture colonies  Unfortunately no monitoring of the vulture colonies occurred over November 2010.  Casual visits to Ringora Village, however, has shown that the birds are still there in good numbers (we counted 20 on one visit), and there are several birds sitting in nests – a hopeful sign since this...
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October Report- Vulture Conservation Program

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 October 2010 period.  This report is the fifth of a series of monthly reports will be made throughout the year. 1.Monitoring of vulture colonies Unfortunately no monitoring of the vulture colonies occurred over October 2010, due to our student volunteers leaving, low staff numbers and other work pressures on existing staff.  We hope to resume monitoring shortly by employing monitoring staff who live locally (i.e. in the villages where...
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September Report- Vulture Conservation Program

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 September 2010 period.  This report is the fourth of a series of monthly reports will be made throughout the year. 1.Monitoring of vulture colonies Ringora Village The Ringora Village Indian White Back Vulture colony was monitored by Irene Glatzle during September. The following tables present a summary of the monitoring work undertaken to date. Unfortunately September is the last month where we have student volunteers monitoring the colony. ...
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August Report- Vulture Conservation Program

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 August 2010 period.  This report is the third of a series of monthly reports will be made throughout the year.  1.Monitoring of vulture colonies Ringora Village   Elsa and Irene continued their monitoring of the Ringora Village colony throughout August, with the exception of a one week break for a trip to the Vulture Breeding Centre in Pinjore (more on this below).  The birds are still head drooping, but this seems to have lessened...
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July Report – Vulture Conservation Program

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 July 2010 period.  This report is the second of a series of monthly reports will be made throughout the year. 1.      Monitoring of vulture colonies Ringora Village Elsa Legrand was joined by Irena Glatzle in July, allowing them to extend the hours that they spend monitoring at Ringora.  Their monitoring hours are now 5.30am – 8.30am, and 3.00pm – 6.00pm. The birds are still head drooping, but it seems to have lessened with...
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June Report – Vulture Conservation Program

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 June 2010 period.  A series of monthly reports will be made throughout the year. 1.      Monitoring of vulture colonies Ringora Village Elsa Legrand has been monitoring the Ringora Vulture colony over the June period.  Over this time, from the 14 June 2010, it has been noticed that every evening, after the heat of the day, many of the vultures (around 40%) found in the colony are perched in trees with their heads drooped forwards...
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