Shocking. As with other wildlife hunting in the northeast India, the tribals who hunt have no idea about the population status of the hunted animals, and therefore they think nothing of it. Educating these tribal communities is essential for conservation plan to work. Whether the Amur Falcon are hunted as a traditional practice or solely for meat, awareness programs and providing funds for commercial quail/chicken farming will help. A review of studies on hunting in NE India- http://www.pheasant.org.uk/uploads/Pages61-73_Aiyadurai.pdf Other interventions- http://www.wildlifetrustofindia.org/current-news/121207_Taking_conservation_to_the_Hornbill_Festival.html
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