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Chilika lagoon named `destination flyways` by United Nations World Tourism Organization

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 23:30

Odisha`s Chilika lagoon, which is a hotspot for biodiversity, has been named `destination flyways` by United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) following its inclusion in a list of eight such sites worldwide.

Poachers kill 25 migratory birds in Chilika Lake, 2 held

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 18:55

Despite security cover over migratory birds at Chilika lake, about 80 kilometre from here, poachers have killed at least 25 of the species from Nalabana bird sanctuary area.

Drop in the number of migratory birds visiting Chilika Lake

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 10:27

The arrival of winged visitors to Chilika Lake, the biggest waterfowl habitat in the country, has dropped this season with 1.58 lakh fewer migratory birds sighted than the previous season.

Nine near-threatened bird species sighted in Chilika Lake

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 15:40

Nine near-threatened bird species were sighted this winter at Chilika Lake, Asia`s largest brackish water lagoon, in Odisha, an official said Monday.

Migratory bird poaching continuing in Chilika

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 18:40

Poaching of migratory birds is continuing unabated in Chilika lake despite steps taken by the forest department to prevent it.

Three lakh birds arrive at Chilika Lake

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 20:10

Nearly three lakh winter migratory and resident birds have arrived at Chilika Lake, Asia`s largest brackish water lagoon situated in Odisha, since the middle of October, a state wildlife official said Saturday.

Bird poacher arrested near Chilika lake

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 13:46

In the first poaching case in the Chilika lake during this migratory season, wildlife officials have arrested a bird poacher at Balipatapur, official sources said.

Patrolling stepped up in Chilika lake to prevent poaching

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 20:51

With the onset of winter, patrolling has been stepped up in Chilika lake, which attracts thousands of winged guests during this time every year.

Few birds in Chilika

Last Updated: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 21:28

Number of birds found taking shelter in Chilika, the biggest waterfowl habitat in the country, has come down during this summer as compared to last year.

Fewer birds taking shelter in Chilika this summer

Last Updated: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 12:20

Number of birds found taking shelter in Chilika, the biggest waterfowl habitat in the country, has come down during this summer as compared to that in 2012.

Migratory birds continue winter sojourn in Chilika lake

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 15:12

Some migratory birds flocking the famous Chilika lake in Odisha during winter have continued to stay back at the lagoon, a trend dubbed as unusual by birdwatchers.

Dead migratory birds seized from Chilika

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 11:07

Wildlife officials today seized 37 dead migratory birds at Kalupada from a bag from the banks of the Chilika Lake as three poachers managed to escape.