Local increase in vultures thanks to diclofenac campaign in Nepal

The number of White-rumped Gyps bengalensis and Slender-billed Gyps tenuirostris Vulture nests recorded west of Narayani Chitwan National Park / Buffer Zone Area, Nawalparasi District, Nepal, has doubled in two years, as a result of measures taken to reduce and replace the use of a drug toxic to vultures.

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Updated: February 17, 2012 — 7:38 pm

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