1. Siberian cranes once nested in W.Siberia and wintered in India. The last documented Siberian crane in India during winter was in the year……….
2. The Bishnoi community in Rajasthan feed and protect the Krishnakraunch. The Sanskrit name “krishnakrauch” refers to
Demoiselle craneSiberian craneSarus crane
3. The measured martial gait as it paces up and down gave it its name. This stork is seen in North & North.East India.
Adjutant storkWooly necked storkBlack necked stork
4. Of the 15 species of cranes, ……….are vulnerable to extinction.
5. Forty species of migratory birds feature in a film by Columbia Tristar released in March 2004 –The film is
Fly Away HomeFollow the LeaderWinged Migration
6. The male and female of this species looks alike. The juvenile storks can be mistaken for openbilled storks from a distance. These are, ……
Greater adjutant storksblack necked storksPainted storks
7. Of the following places, where are cranes not found at all?
8. This stork is quite common in S.India nesting on ficus trees, electric towers etc.
Blacknecked storkwoolly necked storkLesser Adjutant stork
9. The periodic movements of locust swarms cannot be referred to as migration because….
locusts are not birdsthe movement does not involve return to the starting point. the movement involves food gathering
10. Sandhill and Whooping cranes call ………..…..their home
North AmericaJapanNorth India