Delhi Police Collaborates with Wildlife SOS for Dual Kite Rescues

In a sequence of back-to-back rescue missions, the Delhi Police emerged as heroes in the capital by saving distressed birds. Thanks to the swift intervention of police officers, Wildlife SOS successfully rescued two black kites on the same day. Currently, both birds are under the observation of the NGO and will be released once they are deemed healthy.

On a recent Friday, the Wildlife SOS Rapid Response Unit received a call from the Lajpat Nagar Police Station reporting a distressed black kite found in the station’s parking area. Acting promptly, the concerned officer notified Wildlife SOS through their emergency rescue helpline (+91 9871963535).

In another incident, the Delhi Police engaged in a rescue operation upon encountering an immobile black kite on the side of Mandir Marg. Prioritizing the bird’s safety, they reached out to Wildlife SOS for assistance. Subsequently, the NGO’s rescue team swiftly arrived and safely extricated the bird. Upon examination, it was discovered that the bird had sustained a minor injury to its right wing, necessitating transfer to Wildlife SOS’ transit facility.

Both raptors are currently under the observation of the NGO’s veterinary team and will be released once they are deemed fit.

Amit Kumar, Station House Officer at Mandir Marg Police Station, recounted, “During patrol duty, we came across the kite lying helplessly on ground. We promptly informed the Wildlife SOS team to retrieve the bird.”

“Our collaboration with the Delhi Police spans over two decades. Through awareness and outreach efforts, we have successfully sensitized the public about wild animals in the city. This cooperation from the Delhi Police is a testament to our awareness initiatives, and we are grateful to the compassionate officers who informed our team,” stated Kartick Satyanarayan, Co-founder and CEO of Wildlife SOS.

Wasim Akram, Deputy Director-Special Projects at Wildlife SOS, highlighted, “Black kites are birds of prey and play a significant role in the ecosystem. While they were once active hunters, many now scavenge over garbage dumps due to the decline of their original prey base caused by urban expansion. Additionally, their flight paths are often interrupted by large buildings, increasing the risk of mid-air collisions.”

Shruti Suman

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