PRELIMS BOOSTERS 2018: Indian paradise flycatcher and International Whaling Commission (IWC)

PRELIMS BOOSTERS 2018 Indian paradise flycatcher and International Whaling Commission (IWC) Indian paradise flycatcher  Least Concern — IUCN Red List (As the global population is considered stable) State animal of Madhya Pradesh passerine bird  native to the Indian subcontinent, Central Asia and Myanmar Males have elongated central tail feathers Insectivorous — feed on insects Local Name – Dudhraj or shah bulbul …

PRELIMS BOOSTERS – 2018: Black-necked crane (Grus nigricollis) and Traffic

PRELIMS BOOSTERS – 2018 Black-necked crane (Grus nigricollis) and Traffic Black-necked crane (Grus nigricollis) Vulnerable — IUCN Red List  state bird of Jammu and Kashmir It is reveredin Buddhist traditions and culturally protected across much of its range Range Tibetan Plateau and remote parts of India and Bhutan Habitat Breeds in alpine bog meadows and riverine marshes, favouring lacustrine marshes from 2,600-4,900 m. It …