Nagaland to protect world’s longest-distance migratory falcons

India’s northeastern state of Nagaland is determined to provide sanctuary to Amar falcons, known to be one of the world’s longest-distance migratory birds as they travel up to a staggering 22,000 km a year.

India.com

 

Last updated on 28 October 2014

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