Ten fishermen held in Odisha

Ten fishermen have been taken into custody by forest personnel on charge of trespassing into prohibited water-zone of Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Crocodile carcass found in Odisha

The carcass of a 15-foot estuarine crocodile was Friday found by the Bhitarkanika National Park officials from near a river bridge under Rajnagar police station jurisdiction, forest officials said.

Woman dies in crocodile attack in Bhitarkanika national park
Woman dies in crocodile attack in Bhitarkanika national park

A 40-year-old fisherwoman was killed allegedly in a crocodile attack inside the Bhitarkanika national park here, officials said Monday.

Reptiles begin laying eggs at Bhitarkanika

 Nests of King Cobras have been spotted at Bhitarkanika national park here and the venomous snakes have begun laying eggs around the swampy mangrove wetland sites of the sanctuary.

Odisha forest officials rescue 18.2 ft long Indian Rock Python

The state forest department personnel on Wednesday rescued a 18.2 feet long Indian Rock Python in distressed condition from a haystack in Paramanandapur village on the fringes of Bhitarkanika National Park here.

Skeletal remains of giant size croc to be preserved in Odisha
Skeletal remains of giant size croc to be preserved in Odisha

Bhitarkanika National Park authorities in Kendrapara district have decided to preserve the skeletal remains of an 18.5 feet long male crocodile, one of the giant size crocs in Bhitarkanika.

Bhitarkanika officials rescue endangered barn owl

Bhitarkanika National Park officials have rescued an endangered barn owl, which is a scheduled animal under the Wildlife Act, from a house in the village near to the forest in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Carcass of crocodile retrieved in Odisha

The carcass of a 12-foot-long female salt water crocodile has been found in Bhitarkanika National Park near Timtara creek in Odisha with officials suspecting that it has been killed.

Winged visitors throng Bhitarkanika National Park

With 66 percent rise in the number of winter migratory birds, Bhitarkanika National Park has re-established its status as one of the prominent avian habitats in Odisha.

Rise in estuarine crocodiles population in Bhitarkanika, Odisha

There has been a marked rise in population of estuarine crocodiles along Bhitarkanika National Park's water bodies in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Three fishermen held for trespassing into Bhitarkanika in Odisha

Three fishermen were arrested by forest personnel on charges of trespassing and carrying out illegal fishing into prohibited crocodile habitation corridors of Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Three fishermen held for trespassing into Bhitarkanika

Kendrapara: Three fishermen were arrested by forest personnel on charges of trespassing and carrying out illegal fishing into prohibited crocodile habitation corridors of Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Winged guests flock Odisha national park

Chirpy cacophony now stirs the marshy wetland spots in Bhitarkanika national park in Odisha's Kendrapara district with the onset of winter.

Two poachers held near Bhitarkanika National Park

Two poachers were arrested with two dead birds at Amarabati close to the Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district, forest officials said Wednesday.

3000 spotted deet and wild boars in Bhitarkanika
3000 spotted deet and wild boars in Bhitarkanika

Over 3,000 spotted deer and wild boars were found in Bhitarkanika national park in Odisha, according to a survey of mammals, first of its kind to be undertaken in the forest and wetland sites of the park.

Bhitarkanika National Park draws more migrant birds this year
Bhitarkanika National Park draws more migrant birds this year

Much to the delight of ornithologists, the Bhitarkanika National Park has played host to over 91,000 migrant water birds, registering a substantial rise in the number of winged guests this monsoon in comparison to the preceding year.

Increased number of croc hatchlings in Bhitarkanika

Over 3,000 estuarine crocodile hatchlings have emerged out of eggshells to make their way to water-bodies in and around Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district, marking the culmination of annual breeding and nesting season of these reptiles.

65 nesting sites of estuarine crocodiles spotted

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

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

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.