Asian Waterbird Census – UPSC Prelims

Asian Waterbird Census:
  • Asian Waterbird Census(AWC) was started in 1987.
  • It is an annual exercise to count the waterbirds and monitor the wetlands for conservation of migratory birds and their habitats along the Central Asian Flyway.
  • The census is conducted by wetlands International and forms part of a global waterbird monitoring programme called the International Waterbird Census(IWC).
  • In India, AWC is coordinated by the Wetlands International South Asia and the Bombay Natural History Society.
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