Amur Falcon Current Affairs, GK & News

Whitley Awards, 2021

Whitley Awards are called “Green Oscar”. In 2021, the Whitley Award was won by Nuklu Phom of Nagaland. He is the only Indian to receive the award. Whitley Awards Whitley Awards are presented annually by the Whitley Fund for Nature. It is presented to recognise grass root level conservation leaders. It involves process of reference, ..

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Manipur: Orders issued to protect Amur Falcons

Amur Falcons are long distance migratory birds. They arrive in Manipur and Nagaland for roosting. They are Siberian birds that reach the North East for about two months at the onset of winter. After winter, they leave for South Africa. They traverse over 29,000 km migratory route between Siberia and South Africa. Key Highlights In ..

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‘Longleng’ the Amur Falcon returns to India

A female amur falcon, named Longleng, has returned to India from Somalia en route to the breeding grounds in northern China. Amur Falcon Amur falcons are members of the falcon family and are known by the scientific name of Falco amurensis. They are known for their long migratory routes stretching from eastern Siberia and northern ..

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