Q. With reference to ‘Purple Heron’ birds consider the following statements:
1.They are found in Africa and Asia.
2.They are listed as Nearly Threatened in the 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
Notes:

Statement 1: Purple Heron birds are found in across Africa and Asia and Europe.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. They are listed as Least Concern in the IUCN Red Data List.

Source: The Hindu