Rapid population declines of Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) and red‐headed vulture (Sarcogyps calvus) in India

@article{Cuthbert2006RapidPD,
  title={Rapid population declines of Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) and red‐headed vulture (Sarcogyps calvus) in India},
  author={Richard J. Cuthbert and Rodney Green and Sachin P. Ranade and Suntharalingam Saravanan and Deborah J. Pain and Vibhu M. Prakash and Andrew A. Cunningham},
  journal={Animal Conservation},
  year={2006},
  volume={9}
}
Since the early 1990s, large and rapid population declines of three species of vulture (Gyps spp.) endemic to south Asia have occurred on the Indian subcontinent and have led to these species being listed by IUCN as critically endangered. Evidence of rates of population decline, cause of death and toxicity is consistent with these declines being caused by poisoning of vultures through the ingestion of tissues from livestock treated with the anti‐inflammatory drug diclofenac. In this paper… 

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