The number and sub-species of kites have decreased drastically during the past 3 – 5 decades. Locally they were known in many a name. The one picture down here is not seen here, if not rarely, known as shankhachil. We used to see more often of them swooping down to catch fishes in front of us children. They used to sit atop big trees making shrill sound on seeing a prey. I used to see some black or red kite feeding young ones on a palm tree from our house. I think decreasing vegetation along with indiscriminate application of chemicals on crops have a deciding role.
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tandf: The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension: Table of Contents
- Could the influence of monitor farm programmes on practice change be BETTER? Lessons from sheep farmers and advisors in Ireland
- Exploring microAKIS: farmer-centric evidence on the role of advice in agricultural innovation in Europe
- Subjective norms influence advisors’ reluctance to discuss farm health and safety
- The effect of communication media on the uptake of agricultural innovations in selected states of Nigeria
- Factors contributing to rural extension agents’ support for a transfer of technology (ToT) approach: a multiple linear regression analysis
- Social integration mechanisms to strengthen absorptive capacity in agricultural advisory service organisations
- The functionality of agricultural extension and advisory services from a system perspective: a subnational level analysis in India
- Engaging youth at school to advance sustainable agriculture and inspire future farming: evidence from Cambodia
- Taking a snapshot of Extension and Advisory Systems performance and outcomes: insights on a semi-quantitative evaluation approach