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65 nesting sites of estuarine crocodiles spotted

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 21:26

Around 65 nesting sites of estuarine crocodiles have been spotted in Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha`s Kendrapara district and the number is likely to increase as the counting process was still on, officials said.

Birds throng Bhitarkanika National Park

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 23:19

With the onset of monsoon, thousands of birds have started arriving in Odisha`s Bhitarkanika National Park for nesting, an official said Friday.

Marginal drop in Bhitarkanika crocodile population

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 22:20

There has been a marginal drop in population of estuarine crocodiles in the water bodies of Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district, according to the latest census data of the animal.

Over 25,000 migratory birds arrive in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 13:20

More than 25,000 migratory birds from Siberia, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan and Himalayan regions have arrived in the Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha`s Kendrapara district, an official said Friday.

Bhitarkanika records increase in migrant water birds visit

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 15:33

As against 70,105 visiting birds recorded last year, this season 79,548 avian species had made Bhitarkanika wetland spots their nesting sites.

More chirpings greet new Bhitarkanika nesting site

Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 21:04

More residential birds thronged the new nesting site of Odisha`s Bhitarkanika National Park during the monsoon season against last year, a senior park official said Thursday.

Bhitarkanika National Park reopens for tourists

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 13:50

Nature lovers who long for savouring the warmth of congenial wetland spots in Bhitarkanika in Odisha`s Kendrapara district would now have to take care of their purse.

Bhitarkanika bans tourists as crocodiles nest

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 21:52

A two-and-half-month ban on the entry of tourists and visitors to the Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha was imposed Wednesday as the crocodile nesting season was underway, an official said.

Intruding crocs put Bhitarkanika authorites in a bother

Last Updated: Friday, May 11, 2012, 17:34

With the breeding season of estuarine crocodiles fast approaching, Bhitarkanika National Park authorities in Odisha`s Kendrapara district are in a spot of bother.

Rare groups of birds spotted at Bhitarkanika park

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 14:19

Much to the ornithologists’ delight, enumerators of state forest department have spotted rare groups of winged species of central Asian origin from the wetland spots of Bhitarkanika national park in Odisha’s Kendrapara district.

Threatened albino crocodile found

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 18:52

Wildlife personnel have spotted highly threatened albino salt-water crocodiles in the brackish water bodies and water-inlets along the wetlands of Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha.