The current situation of the Nice Indian Bustard is now witnessing a worse scenario the place this lovely chook’s inhabitants is amounted to be round 150 in India. As soon as thought-about because the nationwide chook of India, the Nice Indian Bustard is dying slowly. The threats majorly embrace the canines who hunt them or the dwell wires which cross by their habitats or the shortly decreasing grasslands. In accordance with the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), solely 150 of those prevail within the nation. This survey revealed that in Thar, Jaisalmer, the whole rely of the GIB is 120 whereas in Maharashtra and Karnataka the rely is simply 22.
Critical measures are required to be taken and within the settlement of this assertion, WII’s scientist, Sutirtha Dutta mentioned that India is left with simply 150 GIBs at the moment. She additional talked about that there’s a want to begin conservation packages by amassing eggs, hatching them in charming, rearing them as much as a sure stage and releasing them again within the wild. She additionally talked about that within the 1970s the rely of those magnificent birds was someplace between 1200 and 1500 whereas in 2011 the estimate unimaginably got here right down to be round 250 and the main motive for such decline is the presence of dwell wires of their neighbourhood and the quickly decreasing grasslands. Agreeing to the present scenario and the plain info of the decline, former director of Bombay Pure Historical past Society, Asad Rahmani mentioned that earlier the presence of GIBs was discovered from Punjab within the north to Tamil Nadu within the south. He additional talked about that the species want huge grasslands to outlive however their habitat has diminished to barely a number of kilometers now because of urbanisation.
Worldwide Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2013 added the GIB to the checklist of critically endangered species. At the moment the worldwide organisation’s report talked about the absence of a correct land distribution coverage in addition to the encroachment of land in and round Bustard sanctuaries of Maharashtra and Kutch.