Sarus cranes seen in Pakistan after a decade

Sarus cranes, the world`s tallest flying bird, is back in Pakistan after more than a decade, wildlife experts have said.

Last Updated: May 28, 2012, 08:49 AM IST

Islamabad: Sarus cranes, the world`s tallest flying bird, is back in Pakistan after more than a decade, wildlife experts have said.
A pair sighted in Nagarparkar in Sindh province this year has given hope to wildlife enthusiasts that the rare bird may become part of Pakistan`s landscape once again.


"Khyber Pakhtunkhwa tops the list where these birds are hunted on a large-scale followed by Balochistan and Punjab," said wildlife conservationist Ashiq Ahmed Khan.