Published on: December 4, 2021

LESSER FLORICAN

LESSER FLORICAN

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order gabapentin online overnight Longest migration route of lesser florican from Rajasthan tracked. The latest instance of migration detection is that of a male lesser florican covering a distance of 1,000 km from its breeding ground was recorded.

ABOUT LESSER FLORICAN

  • Taxonomically classified as Sypheotides indicus
  • Small and slender bird species
  • Belonging to the bustard group
  • Smallest in bustard family.
  • It is endemic to the Indian Subcontinent
  • Found in tall grasslands
  • Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII) has launched a recovery programme. Endangered bird
  • Oin Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat
  • During the monsoon season in some regions, it breeds and later disappears with its chicks to unknown places.
  • Listed as “critically endangered” on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species
  • Population has been identified as “decreasing”.