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BIRDS NEWS

Down in Jungleland: Why are bird names so confusing?

September 13, 2020 5:23 pm

The argument put forward for name changes is political incorrectness of the 'old' name

Why the light hummingbird needs to drink its weight in nectar

July 25, 2020 7:31 pm

How various species of birds evolved different types of wings and flying techniques

Part II: The Art of Living

February 20, 2020 5:42 pm

There is much to learn from our feathered friends and neighbours.

Malnutrition, diseases causing deformities in bird beaks: Chandigarh doctor

October 30, 2019 1:26 pm

The deformity in bird beaks is reported on and off from different species of wild birds and also in pet birds and poultry, Dr Mathur told The Indian Express.

Assam tourism fest flies into controversy for endangering birds it's trying to help

October 24, 2019 6:04 pm

The five-day Jatinga festival in Assam has drawn flak for endangering the very birds the festival is aiming to raise awareness about.

Shashi Sood is on a mission to capture rare birds with her camera lens

September 22, 2019 10:23 am

A post graduate in political science, in the last six years, Sood has photographed and documented hundreds of species of rare and lost birds across Punjab, Bharatpur, Harike Pattan, Rann of Kutch, Nanital and Australia, where she has travelled extensively.

Down in Jungleland: Once Upon A Time in Aarey

September 22, 2019 6:01 am

Memories of the unspoiled beauty of Mumbai’s lakes and green lungs.

Down in Jungleland: Wing Games

June 23, 2019 6:07 am

Besides being game birds, grey francolins are also great fighters.

‘Take kids outdoors, to parks and birdwatching sites’

June 13, 2019 4:15 pm

“The book features birds from marshy wetlands like the Purple Moorehens, nocturnal birds like the Indian Nightjar, those commonly found in our urban cities like the Asian Koels, Magpie Robins, sunbirds, kingfishers and Jungle Babblers, among others.”

International Migratory Bird Day 2019: Best places for birdwatching in India

May 11, 2019 7:00 am

International Migratory Bird Day, 2019: Every year, the day has a theme and this year it is “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!” which will focus on the effect plastic pollution has on migratory birds and their habitat.