Sarus Crane Conservation ━ 

Sarus Cranes are beautiful birds and the world’s tallest flying bird species. These magnificent birds are found in Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, and northern Australia. Their main habitat type is wetlands, marshes, and grasslands. 

Current Status

  • The Sarus crane is classified as “Vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

  • Protected under Schedule 3 of the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972

Threats and Challenges 

The major threat to these birds is habitat loss and degradation, hunting, disturbance to breeding areas, and risk from pesticides and other pollutants.


Raising awareness among local communities and stakeholders about the importance of Saras Crane conservation through education campaigns, community outreach programs, and media campaigns. Restoration of degraded wetlands through the planting of native vegetation, controlling invasive species and regulating water flow. 


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