BNHS report

Hail of death

Print edition : July 25, 2014

Carcasses of house sparrows lying under trees at Satana in Nashik district. Photo: MANOJ KAPDE

Dead egrets in Washim district. Photo: VIKAS DESHMUKH

One hour after a hailstorm hit the Malegaon area of Washim district. Photo: SHIVAJI BALI

Red-vented bulbuls, which died in large numbers. Photo: BHIMASHANKAR WAGHMARE

The carcass of a blackbuck in Lamjana in Nilanga tehsil of Latur district. Photo: LI DIGITAL LAB

A hailstorm-affected area in Nilanga tehsil. Photo: Sanjay Fulari

An attempt to rescue a painted stork chick at Indapur in Pune district. Photo: SUJIT NARWADE

A greater flamingo, which was treated for injuries at Baramati and sent to the Katraj Zoo, where it died. Photo: MAHESH GAIKWAD

A BNHS report shows mass mortality of wildlife in a series of hailstorms in Maharashtra on a scale not recorded before in India.
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