Marine Turtles

Marine Turtles

Due to the harvesting of Marine Turtles and their eggs and also their accidental mortality associated with shipping, trawling and other fishing operations, turtles have been threatened with extinction in all parts of the world.

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Oriental White-backed Vulture

Oriental White-backed Vulture (Gyps bengalensis)

"Vultures were so common when we were young..." these are the words of senior people in Konkan. Sudden decrease in the population of the species triggered our work.

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Pangolin

Pangolin

Pangolins or scaly ant-eaters are the only true scale bearing mammals known to the world. Presently, Pangolins are known as the most trafficked mammal in the illegal wildlife trade. They are secretly hunted for their scales and meat.

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Indian Swiftlet Indian Swiftlet

Indian Swiftlet (Collocalia unicolor) is a tiny blackish brown bird with a slightly forked tail. It is a resident bird of coastal and western ghats especially the west coast strip from Ratnagiri and down south.

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