A vulture that was injured during the Ockhi Cyclone in 2017 was rendered flightless after the ordeal. Now, in some good news, the bird, christened “Okhi” after the cyclone has new flown back to Rajasthan from Tamil Nadu – but on an Air India flight.
IAS officer Supriya Sahu shared the incredible story of the migratory vulture with photographs on Twitter. “Sharing the heartwarming real life story of a beautiful vulture “Okhi” & his incredible journey from Tamil Nadu to Rajasthan.”Okhi” a migratory cinereous vulture was injured in Ockhi Cyclone in 2017 & could not fly back. Our Okhi flew Air India early morning today for rewilding,” Sahu wrote on Twitter.
She even shared a video of the vulture being transported to the plane. Various Twitter users lauded the effort for rehabilitating the bird.