India - Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS)
Mission of the organisation
Conservation of Nature, primarily Biological Diversity, through Action based on Research, Education and Public Awareness
- Field research
- Nature education
- Environment impact assessment
- Conservation activity
- University department
- Research and collection of specimens
- 466 Important Bird Areas have been identified across India and several more proposed
- Published the book Threatened Birds of India, Their Conservation Requirements
- Conducted Research and Conservation activities on several threatened species such as Forest Owlet, Jerdon’s Courser, Himalayan Quail, Manipur Bush-quail, Great Indian Bustard, Lesser Florican, Bengal Florican and Sarus Crane
- Under the Vulture Conservation Breeding Programme, three Vulture Conservation Breeding Centres established in Haryana, West Bengal and Assam, where over 250 critically endangered White-rumped, Indian and Slender-billed Vultures are being taken care of. This includes chicks hatched and successfully raised.
- A full-fledged Migratory Birds Study Centre at Point Calimere Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu, dedicated to research of migratory birds
- Regular study and monitoring of migratory birds across India
This page represents NGOs/civil society organisations and not nations or states.