Blank-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 that breeds on the Tibetan plateau and migrates to Tawang for the winter
  • It is rated as ‘vulnerable’ in the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) list of endangered species
  • It is also listed in India’s Wildlife Act as a Schedule 1 species, which gives animals and birds the highest legal protection

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