Migratory birds

Siberian seagulls - the surprise pilgrims at Kumbh 2019

Every year, between October and March, these migratory birds flock the sangam and nearby areas, attracting a large number of visitors. This year, their trip coincides with the Kumbh Mela, an added attraction for the millions who turn up at the pilgrimage.

Jan 09, 2019, 11:48 AM IST

Three lakh migratory birds throng Kashmir Valley

The winged visitors start arriving in the valley towards the first week of November.

Nov 28, 2017, 10:58 AM IST

Global warming compelling birds into early migration, research reveals

Migrating birds are arriving at their breeding grounds earlier as global temperatures rise, a new research said. 

Dec 30, 2016, 04:06 AM IST

Undeterred by unrest, migratory birds keep tryst with Kashmir

Undeterred by the prolonged unrest in Kashmir, hundreds of migratory birds are reaching this wetland reserve daily to keep their annual tryst with the Valley.

Oct 30, 2016, 12:53 PM IST

Bird flu scare: Six more birds die of avian flu in Delhi, killer strain is H5N8

The total count of death of migratory birds in the national capital has now reached 24 with six more birds died on Friday due to bird flu at the now shut Deer Park.

Oct 21, 2016, 23:34 PM IST

Bird lovers can head to this sanctuary near Gurgaon

Touted as a paradise for bird lovers, the Sultanpur sanctuary is home to both resident and migratory birds.

Jun 01, 2016, 13:27 PM IST

Central China lake welcomes more migratory birds

The number of migratory birds wintering at China's second-largest fresh water lake is up nearly 20 percent over last year, a survey has found.

Jan 17, 2016, 17:13 PM IST

Record number of migratory birds arrives in Hirakud Reservoir

The waterfowl census, conducted over the weekend, at the reservoir area recorded arrival of 95,912 birds of 60 species this year, an official of the Wildlife Division said Tuesday.

Jan 12, 2016, 13:48 PM IST

Government to sign MoU to conserve migratory birds

The central government on Wednesday gave its nod to sign an MoU on conservation of migratory birds of prey in Africa and Eurasia.

Dec 31, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

Two-week ban on visitors' entry into Nalabana bird sanctuary

The wildlife authorities today decided to impose a ban for about two weeks on entry of visitors into Nalabana, the bird sanctuary area inside the Chilka Lake from December 25.

Dec 22, 2015, 00:14 AM IST

Winged guests start arriving at Bhitarkanika National Park

With the onset of winters, migratory birds have started arriving in Bhitarkanika National Park of Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Dec 04, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

Rising lake levels in China threaten migratory birds

Rising lake levels in China threaten migratory birds

Nov 28, 2015, 00:31 AM IST

Migratory birds keep tryst with Kashmir

For hundreds of years, these birds have been keeping their annual tryst with the valley.

Nov 02, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

Chilika wildlife division starts preparations for migratory birds

All preparations would be completed by next week, when the migratory birds were expected to arrive.

Oct 19, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

Early arrival of painted storks brings cheer to Delhi zoo

Much to the delight of bird-watchers, painted storks have descended on the Delhi zoo this monsoon, a month ahead of the expected arrival of these large wading migratory birds.

Aug 18, 2015, 16:30 PM IST

Found: How birds avoid collision with man-made obstacles

Migratory birds are able to avoid collision with man-made structures, thanks to a well informed leader who guides the flock towards smooth flight, scientists have found.

May 22, 2015, 17:43 PM IST

How birds avoid collision with man-made obstacles

Ever wondered how migratory birds avoid colliding with man-made structures up in the air? Social hierarchies, headed by a well-informed leader, ensure a smooth flight for these birds that naturally travel in groups, new research suggests.

May 22, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

12 migratory birds found dead in Hansi

Days after bird flu scare triggered an alert in the region, twelve migratory birds were today found dead at Hansi in Hisar district, about 27 km from here.

Dec 25, 2014, 21:30 PM IST

3 teenage poachers held, 7 migratory birds carcass found

Wildlife officials arrested three more teenagers engaged in poaching of migratory birds from different villages under Tangi range in Chilika wildlife division.

Dec 23, 2014, 18:19 PM IST

Bird flu: Migratory birds near Sukhna Lake under watch

A day after several geese were culled and Sukhna Lake was cordoned off following a bird flu scare, the administration today said it is also keeping a watch on migratory birds near the water body even as it assured that there was no outbreak of the disease in the city.

Dec 19, 2014, 19:09 PM IST