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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Migratory birds continue winter sojourn in Chilika lake

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

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.

Dolphin population rises to 152 in Chilika Lake

Good news for wildlife lovers from the Chilika Lake. The population of Irrawaddy dolphins has increased by 4.6 per cent as compared to last year`s census.

Number of birds visiting Chilika lake falls

Less number of birds visited the famous Chilika lake in Odisha compared to last year but more varieties of species swooped down on the biggest waterfowl habitat in the country this winter.

Dinosaur replica at bird habitat in Chilika to be dismantled

Orissa Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has decided to dismantle a replica dinosaur for a Jurassic Park planned at Chadheihaga Island, a bird habitat on the Chilika lake, following objection from environmentalists.

Four lakh migratory birds flock to Chilika

At least four lakh migratory birds have so far thronged to Odisha`s Chilika Lake - India`s largest brackish water lagoon, an official said Friday.

Over a lakh migratory birds arrive in Chilika Lake

At least one lakh migratory birds from places as far as Siberia, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan have arrived at Odisha`s Chilika Lake -- India`s largest brackish water lagoon -- since October, an official said Monday.

Bid to stop poaching of migratory birds in Chilika

Security has been tightened in and around Odisha`s Chilika Lake to stop poaching of migratory birds arriving here from Siberia.

Odisha to enact law to keep Chilika pollution free

Encouraged over the increase in the fish production in Chilika Lake, Odisha government Monday said it would soon bring a new legislation to check pollution in the lagoon by curbing prawn cultivation and other activities.

Odisha to enact law to keep Chilika pollution free

Encouraged over the increase in the fish production in Chilika Lake, Odisha government today said it would soon bring a new legislation to check pollution in the lagoon by curbing prawn cultivation and other activities.

Migratory birds overstaying in Chilika

The winged guests who had flown to Chilika during winter have continued their stay in the biggest waterfowl habitat of the country.