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

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.

The science of migratory birds

As spring begins we can hear the birds returning from winter. But why do they migrate? Are they coming back early this year? And why are they so loud?


New migratory bird joins ever-increasing flock at Surajpur Wetlands

Apart from Asian Warbler, the near-threatened black-necked stork has been an added attraction at the wetlands. A male and a female returned to make a canopy-like nest on a tree and have been breeding this season, officials said.

Gujarat: 27 flamingos electrocuted after hitting power transmission line in Bhavnagar

TWENTY-SEVEN LESSER flamingos were electrocuted, allegedly after hitting a high-tension power transmission line, in Kumbharwada area near Nari crossroads on the outskirts of Bhavnagar city in two separate incidents on Tuesday and Wednesday.

In Valley without tourists, Hokersar is alive with beat of wings

In 2016, 37 species of birds were spotted in Hokersar, 25 of which were migratory, and 12 were resident.

Binoculars out as migratory birds flock to the capital

Apart from Yamuna Biodiversity Park, teams of birders went to Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Sultanpur, Asola Bhatti, Sanjay Van, Delhi Cantt, and as far as Sonipat and Jhajjar too.


J&K: Sharp dip in number of migratory birds, rapid urbanisation likely cause say officials

Officials attribute rapid urbanisation, accumulation of silt and shrinking of wetlands as major causes of decline.

Migratory birds at Mithi creek to get 500 new places to roost

More than 20 species of migratory birds visit the Mithi creek every year, which includes avocets, sandpipers and gulls .

'Chataka Pakhi' brings hope of monsoon in Odisha

It usually arrives in the state just five to seven days ahead of the entry of the southwest monsoons.

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary reopens after monsoon

The sanctuary was opened by Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain.