Poaching of migratory birds is continuing unabated in Chilika lake despite steps taken by the forest department to prevent it.
A migratory bird Saunders`s Tern, rarely seen in southern parts of Kerala, has been spotted at the surroundings of Veli lake, a major tourist spot near here.
Mumbaikars Saturday thronged to Sewri Jetty to catch a glimpse of nearly 15,000 migratory flamingos foraging for food on the mudflats.
Rare migratory bird Whooper Swan has been spotted in Pong Dam lake of Himachal Pradesh`s picturesque Kangra valley after a hiatus of 113 years, a wildlife official has claimed.
Over 79,000 birds visited Hirakud reservoir in Odisha`s Samblpur district this winter, registering a significant increase compared to the number of winged guests last year.
With the winter setting in, migratory birds from far-flung areas have started arriving at the Hirakud Dam Reservoir in Odisha`s Sambalpur district.
China`s state forestry administration (SFA) has pledged to improve wild animal protection following reports of migratory birds being killed during their visit into the country.
Several resident and migratory birds have started to flock to the Bharatpur bird sanctuary in Rajasthan, much to the joy of greens and bird watchers.
Like humans use aeroplanes for flying, snails may have ridden over shorebirds or stuck to their legs to cross Central America twice in the past million years, said scientists.
A Chinese egret pauses in its hunt as a group of fishermen strides across the vast mudflats of Olango island in the Philippines, carrying off baskets of its favourite crab snack.
Day in Pics: 22nd September
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