Lake nets turn bird graves: Haryana Wildlife removes 30 fishing nets from Najafgarh wetland lake

Even as about 6000 migratory birds have been spotted so far at Najafgarh drain and jheel (lake) this winter season, the fishing nets used by local farmers over the lake in Najafgarh wetland to keep migratory birds away have been leading to their injuries or deaths.

The Pioneer

Last updated on 21 December 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
India
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Bycatch
Species group: 
Birds