The Threatened Biodiversity of Fascinating Kutch

One evening in late November 2015, the early winter sun was sinking towards the horizon. Grey Francolins were merrily calling from the distant corners of the vast flat and dry landscape. Birds characteristic of the arid region of Kutch such as Greater short-toed lark, Rufous-tailed Lark, Bimaculated Lark and the Common Stonechat flew away on our approach. Our group included eminent people; prominent among them was...