Great Indian Bustard

Committee to look into save bustard plan

A committee will be soon set up by the Rajasthan government to work out measures to boost the number of the Great Indian Bustard, the state bird.

Mar 06, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

Government allocates Rs 20 crore for endangered species

 Taking note of the dwindling number of endangered species, the ministry of environment, forests and climate change allotted Rs.20 crore for their conservation on Wednesday.

Jul 08, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Scientists pitch for wild breeding of Great Indian Bustard

 Some near-extinct species like the Great Indian Bustard should be encouraged to breed in the wild rather than in captivity, new research says.

Jun 05, 2015, 18:18 PM IST
Two Indians win Whitley Awards for wildlife conservation

Two Indians win Whitley Awards for wildlife conservation

Two Indians have been awarded with the prestigious Whitley Awards for their contribution to wildlife conservation.

Apr 30, 2015, 14:53 PM IST

15 Indian bird species among globally endangered

Fifteen Indian bird species are part of a list of avians which are evolutionarily distinct and globally endangered.

Apr 19, 2014, 13:48 PM IST

Gujarat to undertake census of Great Indian Bustard

The Gujarat government will soon undertake a census of the Great Indian Bustard, one of the most critically endangered flying bird species in the world, to ascertain its exact population.

Dec 31, 2013, 14:49 PM IST

Great Indian Bustard sighted in rural Maharashtra

The Great Indian Bustard has found a new abode in two rural tehsils here, prompting forest authorities to start tracking the movement of this critically endangered bird species for its protection.

Dec 02, 2013, 16:22 PM IST

Govt to launch recovery programme for Great Indian Bustard

India is launching a recovery programme for Great Indian Bustard, one of the largest flying bird species, which is on the brink of extinction.

Jul 22, 2012, 12:58 PM IST

Great Indian Bustard now `critically endangered`

The Great Indian Bustard, one of the largest species of birds, is on the brink of extinction with barely 250 alive.

Jun 07, 2011, 22:30 PM IST

Karera sanctuary set to close as `golden bird` visits no more

With the disappearance of the
magnificent Great Indian Bustard, it doesn`t feel like good
news on Earth Day Thursday as the Karera sanctuary in Madhya
Pradesh will no longer be a wildlife lovers hotspot.

Apr 22, 2010, 13:28 PM IST