Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023



Greater flamingos paint MMR pink with record numbers this year

May 12, 2022 11:56 am

Between December 2021 and March 2022, the Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary (TCFS) witnessed 54,000 greater flamingos. In pre-pandamic 2019, 25,000 greater flamingos were recorded at TCFS.

Flocks of lesser flamingos, pintail ducks, pied avocets welcome birders

February 14, 2022 8:39 am

The team was among the 15 that conducted population estimation in Gosabara, Porbandar Bird Sanctuary, Chhaya Rann, Kuchhadi-Javar, Medha creek and Amipur and Barda Sagar dams on Saturday and Sunday.

Maharashtra: BNHS set to use cellular technology to study migratory patterns of flamingos, other birds

December 26, 2021 8:58 am

The study was scheduled to begin in 2020 but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the permission needed from the Union government's Department of Telecommunication for using the tracking devices was delayed.

Temporary bridge built for construction of Mumbai harbour link to be retained as bird-watching platform

November 05, 2021 7:21 am

The 5.6-km-long temporary access bridge had been constructed to facilitate the movement of machinery and men for work on the harbour link.

Great Rann of Kutch: 60k lesser flamingo chicks emerge from new nesting ground

January 25, 2021 4:05 am

Flamingos are very sensitive and abandon their eggs if their nest is disturbed. Some eggs also get washed away due to flooding in the desert, forest officers say. It takes around four weeks for the eggs to hatch

Breeding colony in Great Rann of Kutch: 250 flamingo chicks stuck in mud rescued, reunited with flock

December 14, 2020 10:43 am

Forest officials got an alert three days ago from the Border Security Force (BSF) about separated and stranded young ones of greater flamingos near the Indo-Pakistan Boarder in GRK.

Gujarat: Birdwatchers, officials puzzled as lesser flamingos delay arrival

December 31, 2017 12:08 pm

Chhaya Rann is a wasteland falling in the limits of Porbandar municipality and adjoining Chhaya municipality. Runoff and sewage water from Porbandar collecting in the area turn Chhaya into a wetland which attracts birds like the lesser flamingos.

Lesser flamingos take flight as Chhaya Rann goes dry

June 04, 2016 5:19 am

These birds which have been classified as near threatened species by IUCN start landing at this urban wetland from September onward and roost till July.

It's a Jungle Out tHere

August 18, 2013 4:58 am

In Gujarat,animals and birds are increasingly sighted near human habitats

It’s a Jungle Out there

August 18, 2013 1:34 am

In Gujarat,animals and birds are increasingly sighted near human habitats


Karnataka's Almatti Dam welcomes flamingos; see pictures of the stunning bird species

June 12, 2022 8:02 pm

Flamingos arriving at the backwaters has continued to rouse the curiosity of bird enthusiasts, for they are usually spotted in the Kutch region of Gujarat.