• This is my dream - this is my nightmare

    15 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Located in the Kutch District of Gujarat, the Naliya Grassland is the smallest reserve of India, covering only 2 square kilometers , which contradict the conservation significance of the bird it was founded for, some three decades ago - the Critically Endangered Great Indian Bustard. From one side, the reserve is under the attack of spreading arable fields, from another by numerous wind generators and it is no easy task to support the surviving breeding birds within its borders.
    My guide, Chirag Solanki, told me he had once been searching here for five days, before he managed to locate the...
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