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Forest officials in India’s Uttar Pradesh have confirmed a new nesting and breeding colony of Sarus Cranes in Etawah, around 300 km from Delhi.
More than a dozen nests, containing two chicks each of the Sarus, which is incidentally the state bird, have been sighted by forest department personnel, ornithologists and wildlife activists in the wetlands and paddy fields of Etawah and Mainpuri districts, the Times of India reports.
This has been the first sighting of nesting and breeding of the bird in Etawah and Mainpuri, Times of India reported, citing forest officials.
“The figure of the number of nests may increase. The counting process of nests is still on as the nesting and breeding season of World’s tallest bird is not yet over,” said divisional forest officer Kanhaiya Patel.
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Indian parliament’s upper house today passed a bill — The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2016 — that will allow the government to use 400 billion rupees of accumulated funds for conservation, protection, improvement and expansion of forest and wildlife resources of the country.
The Bill was earlier approved by the lower house, Lok Sabha, in May 2016.
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