As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Endangered vultures find no home in Goa

By Paul Fernandes, TNN | 17 Mar, 2014, 05.29AM IST

PANAJI: Just two of 15 critically endangered bird species mentioned in the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) latest list were sighted by birders in Goa in recent years, but now no longer are these seen.

IUCN has included 15 bird species in India as critically endangered (CR) in its red list of birds (2013). "Indian vulture and white-backed vulture are the only two species from this list of 15 that were being sighted in Goa till a few years ago," Goa bird conservat .. 

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