‘State of India’s Birds Report 2020’ released during CMS COP13
The ‘State of India’s Birds Report 2020’ was recently released during the 13th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP 13).
As per the report, 79 per cent of Indian species of birds declined in population while the number of Indian pea fowls has significantly increased. The number of house sparrows remained almost stable across the country. The report classified 101 species in the ‘high conservation’ category.