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150 ENDANGERED SPECIES OF BIRDS UNDER THREAT

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20140818-113544-41744858.jpgKathmandu, 22 August:  According to the report published by the Department of National Park, Wild Life Conservation and Bird Protection Association, around 150 species of endangered birds of Nepal are at risk including Eagle, Rato Lahanche, Crane,Peacock and Vultures.

Khagananda Poudel, Bird Protection expert says, “The growing population, increasing deforestation and smuggling of timber are main reasons behind their disappearance.”

Poudel said that the trend of using technology has also been threat to birds existence. He further adds, ” The kind of radiation that emerges form using modern technology results in short life span of birds.”

However, Poudel said that the association has been working to protect endangered birds habitats and their life.

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