Blank-necked Crane – UPSC Prelims

Black-necked Crane:
  • Vulnerable black-necked crane is found in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
  • NGT halts hydro power project on Nyamjang Chhu river in Tawang to save them
  • Black-necked crane is a species thatĀ breeds on the Tibetan plateau and migrates to Tawang for the winter
  • Conservation Status:
    • IUCN Red List: Near Threatened
    • CITES: Appendix I
    • Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972:Ā Schedule I

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