Posts tagged with “amur falcon”

More about Amur Falcons in Nagaland

Tuesday, 20 November, 2012

MigrantWatcher Nimesh Ved recently visited Nagaland and attempted to find out more about the mass hunting of Amur Falcons. For an update on this trip please visit Nimesh’s blog.

See related MW blog post here.

A massacre of falcons

Sunday, 4 November, 2012

Conservation India reports on the mass-hunting of migrating Amur Falcons in Nagaland. These superb little raptors migrate from their breeding grounds in and around northeastern China all the way through India and to their wintering quarters in southern Africa. Along the way they gather in large numbers in northeastern India, where they are vulnerable to being caught.

Please check the Conservation India site for further updates on the situation. And in the meantime, do report your Amur Falcon sightings to MigrantWatch so that information on the occurrence and migration of this beautiful bird is available in one place. If you have seen large numbers congregating in one place, and are concerned about making this information public, please do contact us over email: