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1st pan-India flamingo census begins February 22

More than 50 shortlisted sites from Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Odisha, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Telangana have been listed. Nine sites are listed in Maharashtra.

Whitley Award winner ornithologist’s claims on conservation of Great Indian Bustard raise doubts

Later, during a chance meeting with him at Desert National Park, when I asked him about his work, his work space, his team in the area, he gave ambiguous answers," said Dharmendra Khandal who raised doubts about Dr Pramod Patil’s work on the conservation of the Great Indian Bustard.

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Youngsters from fishermen families to work as ‘naturalists’ at marine centre

5-day programme by Bombay Natural History Society will train 20 community members this week.

Oriental Darter: Once easy to sight but is rarely spotted now

The Oriental Darter gets its name from its hunting style, as it uses its long, sharp beak to spear at fish, which it then swallows whole.

‘High risk of bird hits at proposed Navi Mumbai airport’

Study by Bombay natural history society, on behalf of cidco, is part of conditional clearance by moef for project

Sewri-Nhava link CRZ clearance bid gets central government push

As per conditions set by the committee,MMRDA will have to work in consultation with Bombay Natural History Society to minimise the impact on migratory birds.

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Western India’s first vulture breeding centre to come up in Thane

The centre will allow vultures to breed within an aviary, from where they will be later released into the wild.

Sewri-Wadala mudflats likely to get a makeover

The Sewri-Wadala mudflats are all set for a makeover.

Pinjore centre identifies 8 zones in country for releasing vulture

Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) that maintains Asia’s largest vulture breeding and rescue centre in Pinjore — named last month as Jatayu Conservation and Breeding Centre — has identified eight vulture safe zones across India

City anchor: A little ray of hope: City reports most sparrow sightings

This was the first nation-wide survey that collected data on house sparrows and saw the participation of 5,655 people in 8,425 locations.

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