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Year on year we have been seeing abandoned nests of Flamingoes with eggs in the nests, many dead Flamingoes (adults & juveniles) too around these nesting sites. We have also seen Hyenas, Wolves, and Eagles scavenging in these places. I have heard various theories behind the cause of the abandonment of eggs, one being the incorrect nest site selection by (inexperienced) Flamingoes, second being the decreasing water salinity due to the dumping of excess water from man-made canals & dams. The drastic/sudden increase in water level creates a temporary (but replicate) habitat which triggers breeding in flamingos. And when the flow of fresh-water is stopped/moderated by the authorities and the birds have no other option but to abandon the nesting site.
Wild Ass Sanctuary encompasses an area of 4953.71 sq. km. of the Little Rann of Kutch, India. Its unique habitat comprises of a vast expanse of saline mudflats, marshes, scrub-land and large seasonal wetlands.