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Poaching interrupts study of migratory birds in Kashmir

Updated : April 16, 2019 08:11 PM IST

Around half a million birds visit the Ramsar site, Hokersar Wetland and other wetlands in Kashmir. But many of these birds are victims to hunting.
While attempting to study the birds, researchers fear that many of the birds that they had tagged with devices for studying migration patterns, have been hunted down.
While a census is usually conducted, the migration pattern of these birds, which needs meticulous research, technology and resources, has not been studied so far.
Poaching interrupts study of migratory birds in Kashmir

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