Tag Archives: Species Recovery

Where the Sarus Sings

The Sarus Crane is the world’s tallest flying bird, India’s only resident breeding crane and the official State Bird of Uttar Pradesh (UP). Since 2013, the Sarus Crane Conservation Project, run across 10 districts of eastern UP by Wildlife Trust of India in collaboration with Tata Trusts and the UP […] Read more »

Sarus Cranes Suffer in Floods in Eastern Uttar Pradesh

Maharajganj, Uttar Pradesh, September 18, 2017: Monsoon floods in eastern Uttar Pradesh last month have not only affected the human population but also the sarus crane, which is the state bird. The sarus’ nesting season coincides with the monsoon and the floods have destroyed most of the nests in the wetlands and rice paddies. Read more »