The bird species which are added into the Red list are Woolly-necked Stork, Andaman Teal, Andaman Green Pigeon, Ashy-headed Green Pigeon, Red-headed Falcon, Himalayan Griffon, Bearded Vulture and Yunnan Nuthatch.

According to the experts the main reason behind this threat is habitat destruction. They claimed that there are many other factors including changes in environment-climatic conditions, poaching and use of chemicals, which are contributing to more bird species becoming endangered.

There are many chemical reason also responsible for the extinction of the bird species.

The Himalayan Griffon, which is likely to decline further due to the impact of diclofenac (a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug) use in livestock. The Bearded Vulture also found in the Himalayan ranges and similar habitats in other parts of Asia, Africa and Europe has been facing moderately rapid population decline.

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