Konkan Railway plans to draw migratory birds to Goa

Konkan Railway traversing 741-km long western coast from Mumbai to Karnataka has initiated a project to increase the flora and fauna around the Carambolim Lake in Goa, an official said Friday.

Long distance migration of new world birds evolved out of North America

A new study has revealed that the long-distance migration of the new world birds evolved out of North America after the researchers analysed more than 750 species of their ancestral ranges.

Climate change prompting Arctic birds to breed early

According to a study, the earlier spring seasons and snow-melt brought about by climate change are causing migratory birds that breed in the Arctic Alaska to breed sooner.

Migratory birds embark on homeward journey from Bhitarakanika

Migratory birds have embarked on their homeward journey from Bhitarakanika National Park in Odisha`s Kendrapara district after a four-month-long winter sojourn.

Pilikula Nisargadhama welcomes different migratory birds

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.

32,000 migratory birds visit Loktak lake

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.

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.

12 lakh migratory birds flock to Kashmir Valley

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.

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.

Over 25,000 migratory birds arrive in Odisha

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.

Migratory birds start arriving at Point Calimere sanctuary

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.

Cyclone takes a toll on winged visitors from Siberia

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.

Amur Falcons sighted in Nagaland

Thousands of migratory Amur Falcons have arrived for roosting at Pangti village in Nagaland where an awareness drive to save these winter visitors from being hunted has yielded positive results.

Songbirds `borrowed` DNA to fuel migration

A common songbird may have acquired genes from fellow migrating birds in order to travel greater distances, according to a new study.

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.

Decline in migratory birds coming to India: Govt

There has been a decline in the number of migratory birds arriving in India due to habitat loss and wetland pollution, the government today informed Lok Sabha.

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.

Migratory birds keep date with Kashmir

Heralding the arrival of winter, migratory birds have started arriving in the wetlands of the Kashmir valley from Siberia, eastern Europe, China and the Philippines