Mortality of sarus cranes (Grus antigone) due to electricity wires in Uttar Pradesh, India

@article{Sundar2005MortalityOS,
  title={Mortality of sarus cranes (Grus antigone) due to electricity wires in Uttar Pradesh, India},
  author={K. S. Gopi Sundar and Binod C Choudhury},
  journal={Environmental Conservation},
  year={2005},
  volume={32},
  pages={260 - 269}
}
Although overhead electrical wires are known to have caused severe declines of bird populations, there are no studies in India that address this danger, even for endangered species. Rates of mortality, factors affecting mortality and population effects of electrical wires on the globally endangered sarus crane (Grus antigone) were assessed for breeding and non-breeding cranes in Etawah and Mainpuri districts, Uttar Pradesh, India. Non-breeding cranes were most susceptible to wires and, within… 

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