8 Held for Poaching of Migratory Birds in Porbandar

Ranavav Range forest officials in Porbandar district arrested eight persons for allegedly hunting demoiselle crane, a migratory bird, at Mokarsagar wetland on Saturday. Thousands of migratory birds make coastal parts of Saurashtra their home during winter every year.

The Times of India

Last updated on 30 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
India
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Anthropoides virgo
Species group: 
Birds