Q. With reference to Flyways, consider the following statements.
1.Geographically, 3 global flyways pass through India.
2.Bonn Convention is the only global convention specializing in the conservation of migratory species and their Flyways.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Both the statements are correct.
A flyway is a geographical region within which a single or a group of migratory species completes its annual cycle – breeding, moulting, staging and non-breeding.
Central Asian Flyway (CAF), East Asian Australasian Flyway and Asian East African Flyway are the three flyways pass through India.
Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) or the Bonn Convention: It is an intergovernmental treaty, concluded under the aegis of UNEP. It was signed in 1979 in Bonn, Germany, and entered into force in 1983. It is the only global convention specializing in the conservation of migratory species, their habitats and migration routes.