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Impact of kite string injuries and temporal variation in type of injuries/illness of White Rumped Vultures of central Gujarat

  title={Impact of kite string injuries and temporal variation in type of injuries/illness of White Rumped Vultures of central Gujarat},
  author={Aditya Roy and Kartik Shastri},
India has nine species of old world vultures from five genera of which seven species (four genera) are resident and two species (two genera) are winter migrants. Populations of three resident Gyps species namely White-rumped Vulture (Gyps bengalensis), Indian Vulture (Gyps indicus) and Slender-billed Vulture (Gyps tenuirostris) are endemic to South Asia have collapsed by over 99% since the mid1990s (Prakash et al. 2003; Green et al. 2004; Prakash et al. 2007) and are continuing to decline at an… 

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