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

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 18:18

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

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 23:10

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

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 13:05

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

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.

32,000 migratory birds visit Loktak lake

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.

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

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.

Poachers kill 25 migratory birds in Chilika Lake, 2 held

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.

Drop in the number of migratory birds visiting Chilika Lake

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.

12 lakh migratory birds flock to Kashmir Valley

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.

Three lakh birds arrive at Chilika Lake

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.

Over 25,000 migratory birds arrive in Odisha

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.

Migratory birds start arriving at Point Calimere sanctuary

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.