Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 19:18
People visiting the Dr Shivaram Karanth Biological Park, at Pilikula Nisargadhama, will now have the chance to see a variety of birds including the Siberian cranes.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 10:03
More than 32,000 birds including 18 different species of migratory birds were sighted during the recent headcount at Loktak lake in Manipur`s Bishenpur district.
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 10:09
Over 12 lakh migratory birds from Central Asia, Eastern Europe and Japan have flocked to Kashmir, giving a vibrant look to the wetlands and water bodies in the Valley.
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.
Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 13:20
More than 25,000 migratory birds from Siberia, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan and Himalayan regions have arrived in the Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha`s Kendrapara district, an official said Friday.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 12:12
Migratory birds have started arriving at the Point Calimere sanctuary on Vedaranyam coast here with authorities taking extensive measures to ensure their protection following a steady decline in the number of winged visitors.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 15:45
Cyclone Phailin`s fury has also hit avian species with over 1000 open-billed storks, the Siberian migratory birds that flock the district each year.
Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 16:18
A common songbird may have acquired genes from fellow migrating birds in order to travel greater distances, according to a new study.
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.
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