The former CJ initially put ban on hunting of Houbara Bustard
but later recalled the order and directed the registrar office to fix the petitions before an appropriate bench afresh.
The number of houbara bustard
which is their favorite hunt is on the decline and recently some princes came on a week-long hunting trip but returned on the third day due to the absence of these birds,' Dr Umer said.
Provincial representatives told the meeting that the number of houbara bustards
was fast decreasing due to unaccounted hunting, as well as, degradation of its natural habitat.
Lahore [Pakistan], Feb 1 ( ANI ): The Lahore High Court has withdrawn the ban on hunting of an endangered migratory bird houbara bustard
The court observed that during the hearing of Houbara bustard
case, it verbally imposed ban on hunting of houbara bustard
on basis of report of houbara bustard
commission while invoking precautionary principle.
Since the birds are of the blood-line of Pakistan's resident Houbara population, it is hoped that most of the birds will settle for breeding, to repopulate the Pakistani resident Houbara bustard
In the Arabian peninsula, huge projects have been established to breed houbara bustards
in captivity and restock the bird in their natural habitats.
The most popular prey is the Houbara bustard
, a large, fast bird, which lives throughout the Middle East.
A close relationship (100% identity) was observed between the flamingo poxvirus and isolates from great bustard (Hungary 2005), house sparrow (Morocco 2009), MacQueen's bustard (Morocco 2011), and Houbara bustard
(Morocco 2010 and 2011), suggesting interspecies transmission as a possible source of infection.
Conserving endangered species like the Houbara Bustard
is Pakistan's national responsibility.
The annual growth of Houbara bustard
in Pakistan has climbed to 40,000 while the Arab brothers have also shown concerns over the birds protection in the country.
That's why news that a demonstration in Pakistan demanding the end a ban on Hunting the houbara bustard
might make you do a double-take.