Watch | Is the population of birds declining?

A video on the forewarnings of a global study on birds, which revealed that nearly 48% of the surviving species of birds is declining.

Updated - May 19, 2022 11:08 pm IST

Published - May 19, 2022 04:18 pm IST

A new study has found that there has been a staggering decline in the population of birds around the world. The ‘State of the World’s Birds’ is an annual review of environmental resources. It has revealed that nearly 48% of the surviving species of birds is declining.

There are 10,994 species of birds currently in the world. The study found that 5,245 or about 48% of these are known or suspected to be undergoing population declines. The study also shows that 1,481 or 13.5% species are currently threatened with global extinction.

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