Animals
 India
Project #15305

Stopping the Slaughter. Save the Amur falcon

by Wildlife Trust of India

Stopping the Slaughter. Save the Amur falcon

Stopping the Slaughter. Save the Amur falcon
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Amur Falcon trapped in the net

Amur Falcon trapped in the net
Falcons are trapped using fishing nets that are raised skywards around the roosting sites. (view small | med | large | orig)

Falcons kept alive to be sold

Falcons kept alive to be sold
Falcons are also caught alive to be later sold in the live bird market (view small | med | large | orig)

Base camp at night. Pic Ishaan Raghunandan

Base camp at night. Pic Ishaan Raghunandan
falcon protection watch squad at base camp on the banks of the Doyang reservoir just before setting out for night patrol (view small | med | large | orig)

Amur Falcon Awareness Drive Pic Ishaan Raghunandan

Amur Falcon Awareness Drive Pic Ishaan Raghunandan
Posters on Amur falcons were put up in all places where people were likely to see them. (view small | med | large | orig)

Flocks of migrating falcons descending on the lake

Flocks of migrating falcons descending on the lake
Photo from Progress Report 'Duration: Seven Weeks. Amur falcons hunted: Zero.' (view small | med | large | orig)

Amur falcons roosting

Amur falcons roosting
Photo from Progress Report 'Duration: Seven Weeks. Amur falcons hunted: Zero.' (view small | med | large | orig)

Squads patrolling by night

Squads patrolling by night
Photo from Progress Report 'Duration: Seven Weeks. Amur falcons hunted: Zero.' (view small | med | large | orig)

Awareness posters to protect the Pride of Nagaland

Awareness posters to protect the Pride of Nagaland
Photo from Progress Report 'Duration: Seven Weeks. Amur falcons hunted: Zero.' (view small | med | large | orig)

Discussion to assess amur falcon roosting sites

Discussion to assess amur falcon roosting sites
Photo from Progress Report 'Duration: Seven Weeks. Amur falcons hunted: Zero.' (view small | med | large | orig)

Organization Information

Wildlife Trust of India

Location: Noida, Uttar Pradesh - India
Website: http:/​/​www.wti.org.in
Project Leader:
Leena Fernandez
Noida, Uttar Pradesh India

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