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Decrease of migratory birds in Bhitarkanika National Park

The Bhitarkanika National Park and adjoining wetland areas have witnessed a decrease in the number of migratory birds this winter. The latest figures released by the forest department showed that 1,06,356 feathered species from trans-Himalayan region made a flight towards the Bhitarkanika wetland sites for their winter sojourn this year, while it stood at 1,13,226 last year.

Winged guests start arriving at Bhitarkanika National Park

Winged guests start arriving at Bhitarkanika National Park

With the onset of winters, migratory birds have started arriving in Bhitarkanika National Park of Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Ten fishermen arrested for illegal fishing in Bhitarkanika

Ten fishermen have been taken into custody by the Bhitarkanika National Park authorities in Odisha for illegal fishing activity in the core area of the Park, posing a danger to estuarine crocodiles and aquatic species.

Bhitarkanika a congenial habitat for sparrows

The picturesque wetland and meadows of Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district has emerged as a congenial habitat for house sparrows.

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.