Q. With reference to Oriental darter birds consider the following statements:
1.They are water birds and are found mostly in fresh water bodies.
2.Their status is Least Concerned in IUCN Red Data List.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

The Oriental darter birds are water birds and they inhabit freshwater habitats like ponds, lakes, swamps, reservoirs and slow moving streams.

They are listed as Nearly Threatened in IUCN Red Data List.

Source: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/asian-openbill-says-no-to-other-migrants-at-tirunavaya/article65879458.ece