Central China lake welcomes more migratory birds

The number of migratory birds wintering at China's second-largest fresh water lake is up nearly 20 percent over last year, a survey has found.

Record number of migratory birds arrives in Hirakud Reservoir

Record number of migratory birds arrives in Hirakud Reservoir

The waterfowl census, conducted over the weekend, at the reservoir area recorded arrival of 95,912 birds of 60 species this year, an official of the Wildlife Division said Tuesday.

Government to sign MoU to conserve migratory birds

The central government on Wednesday gave its nod to sign an MoU on conservation of migratory birds of prey in Africa and Eurasia.

Two-week ban on visitors' entry into Nalabana bird sanctuary

The wildlife authorities today decided to impose a ban for about two weeks on entry of visitors into Nalabana, the bird sanctuary area inside the Chilka Lake from December 25.

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.

Rising lake levels in China threaten migratory birds

Rising lake levels in China threaten migratory birds

Migratory birds keep tryst with Kashmir

Migratory birds keep tryst with Kashmir

For hundreds of years, these birds have been keeping their annual tryst with the valley.

Chilika wildlife division starts preparations for migratory birds

Chilika wildlife division starts preparations for migratory birds

All preparations would be completed by next week, when the migratory birds were expected to arrive.

Early arrival of painted storks brings cheer to Delhi zoo

Much to the delight of bird-watchers, painted storks have descended on the Delhi zoo this monsoon, a month ahead of the expected arrival of these large wading migratory birds.

Found: How birds avoid collision with man-made obstacles

Migratory birds are able to avoid collision with man-made structures, thanks to a well informed leader who guides the flock towards smooth flight, scientists have found.

How birds avoid collision with man-made obstacles

Ever wondered how migratory birds avoid colliding with man-made structures up in the air? Social hierarchies, headed by a well-informed leader, ensure a smooth flight for these birds that naturally travel in groups, new research suggests.

12 migratory birds found dead in Hansi

Days after bird flu scare triggered an alert in the region, twelve migratory birds were today found dead at Hansi in Hisar district, about 27 km from here.

3 teenage poachers held, 7 migratory birds carcass found

Wildlife officials arrested three more teenagers engaged in poaching of migratory birds from different villages under Tangi range in Chilika wildlife division.

Bird flu: Migratory birds near Sukhna Lake under watch

A day after several geese were culled and Sukhna Lake was cordoned off following a bird flu scare, the administration today said it is also keeping a watch on migratory birds near the water body even as it assured that there was no outbreak of the disease in the city.

Delhi Govt to carry out census of migratory birds

Delhi Govt to carry out census of migratory birds

Delhi Government will soon carry out a census of indigenous and migratory birds and duration of their stay in the national capital.

People in Rajasthan village protect ponds for birds

A village in southern Rajasthan has scripted a heart warming conservation story by refusing to allow fishing or any other activity in two ponds, leaving them exclusively for birds, including migratory ones.

Saudi authorities warn against hunting migratory birds

Saudi Arabian authorities have warned citizens against hunting or coming into contact with migratory birds that are currently travelling through the country to avoid bird flu, media reported Wednesday.

Migratory Amur Falcons massacred in Manipur: Report

Migratory Amur Falcons massacred in Manipur: Report

Migratory Amur Falcons are reportedly being killed in large numbers by hunters in Tamenglong district of Manipur.

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary reopens

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary, a nearby getaway for the state capital and also a well known site for bird watchers from across the country, was reopened for visitors today, as few hundreds of birds from abroad are already setting up their nests.

Nagaland turning into 'Falcon capital' for conservation

Nagaland turning into 'Falcon capital' for conservation

With the hunters of migratory Amur Falcon birds turning into protectors, Nagaland has become the "Falcon capital" of the world, officials said on Tuesday.