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Catastrophic collapse of Indian white-backed Gyps bengalensis and long-billed Gyps indicus vulture populations

  title={Catastrophic collapse of Indian white-backed Gyps bengalensis and long-billed Gyps indicus vulture populations},
  author={V. Collins Arun Prakasha and D. J. Painb and A. A. Cunninghamc and P. F. Donaldb and N. Prakasha and A. Vermaa and R. Gargia and S. Sivakumara and Azizi Rafika Rahmania},
In 2000, we conducted a survey to quantify the declines in the populations of Gyps bengalensis and G. indicus across India since 1990–1993. Directly comparable data for the two periods were obtained from over 6000 km of road transect surveys carried out in protected areas, the regions around protected areas and linking highways across the country. An additional 5000 km were covered in 2000 in previously unsurveyed areas. Further data were collected from questionnaires circulated to… 

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