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Sankaran, R. and Manakadan, R. (1990) Recent breeding records of the Lesser Florican Sypheotides indica (Miller) from Andhra Pradesh. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 87 (2): 294-296. of waterholes (15 in 600 ha!). Thankfully, the management is now in better hands, and some measures are being taken to reduce the Blackbuck numbers. Even so, unless poaching is curtailed and the cooperation of local villagers gained, the bustard population will keep on declining.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2022.