27 January, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the bar-headed geese: its conservation status and need for conservation
News: While the Kundavada lake on the outskirts of Karnataka’s Davangere city, which was the winter abode for many barheaded geese from Mongolia, has failed to attract these winged visitors this time, the Kondajji lake located nearby has emerged as their new home.
Why did it happen?
The onus is on the Department of Forest and Wildlife to ensure minimum human interference near the Kondajji lake to ensure a comfortable stay for the birds.
About the bird
Source: The Hindu
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