Berhampur: Carcasses of three migratory shovelers have been recovered from two persons by wildlife personnel from Bhusandapur area in Chilika, a forest official said today.
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.
Wildlife officials have spotted a number of migratory birds in Nalabana Island, the bird sanctuary inside the 1,100sq km lake.
The Chilika lake is among the world`s five outstanding ecosystem restoration and sustainable management.
The critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in the Chilika Lake may be coming to harm from increasing noise pollution from private tourist boats.
Even though the
mercury is rising, many migratory birds which had come to
spend the winter in Chilika, have prolonged their stay and
are yet to start their homeward journey.
Chilika, the biggest
waterfowl habitat in the country, has seen an increase in the
number of winged visitors this winter and rare White Tailed
Sea Eagle, a migratory bird, was sighted almost after a
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Day in Pics: 27th April
Showbiz World - April 27, 2015