The Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC), Nepal in close coordination with Bird Conservation Nepal has updated and revised the Vulture Conservation Action Plan for Nepal (VCAP) 2015-2019. The previous Plan (2009-13) had become outdated in December, 2013 having prioritised many important conservation actions. However, DNPWC Nepal recognised that a revision was needed…

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Article contributed by Nikita V. Prakash, BNHS. Another very good year for vulture breeding between three of the Vulture Conservation Breeding Centres in India – Pinjore, Haryana, Rajabhatkhawa, West Bengal and Rani in Assam. A record 58 nestlings have fledged this year including nine Slender-billed vulture, arguably the most endangered vulture in the world. The…

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