The Asian Vulture Crisis of the 1990s

India had a very high number of vultures in the 1980s. The white rumped vulture alone had a population of about 60 million then. In total, India had 9 species of vultures, which were the following: Indian Vulture –Gyps indicus. Red-Headed Vulture –Sarcogyps calvus. Slender-Billed Vulture –Gyps tenuirostris. White-rumped Vulture –Gyps bengalensis. Cinereous Vulture –Aegypius monachus. … Continue reading The Asian Vulture Crisis of the 1990s