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Thursday, October 21, 2021

migratory birds


Sukhna Lake might not see many migratory birds this year due high water levels

October 14, 2021 7:08 am

The DFW is in the process of luring migratory birds by providing them with a shallow water body (with water levels between three to three and half feet) at Nagar Van, adjoining Sukhna Lake. The water body was constructed three years ago.

Migratory bird numbers down in Bengaluru, finds survey

October 12, 2021 3:39 pm

Lake restoration has positive effect on resident bird figures

BNHS to conduct study on migratory birds at wetlands in Maharashtra

July 28, 2021 8:02 am

The Mangrove Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday with BNHS for the five-year-study costing Rs 2.77 crore. The studies will take place at Nandur-Madhmeshwar Sanctuary, Gangapur Dam, Jayakwadi Bird Sanctuary, Hatnur Dam, Ujjani Reservoir and Visapur Dam.

Rare Greater Bar Headed Goose spotted at Motemajra

February 05, 2021 11:18 am

As per the checklist of birds in Chandigarh, the White fronted goose is categorised as a rare winter visitor in Inter State Chandigarh Region (ISCR), which comprises the area of Kasauli hills, Morni hills, Mohali, and Chandigarh.

Avian flu seems 'contained' at Pong Dam: Pong Dam Wildlife official

January 17, 2021 7:21 pm

Twenty-one more birds were found dead in the sanctuary on Sunday, including only one in the entire Dhameta range of the sanctuary, chief wildlife warden Archana Sharma said.

215 more migratory birds found dead in Himachal's Pong Dam lake sanctuary, toll now 4,235

January 11, 2021 5:49 am

Meanwhile, for the fourth day in a row, a large number of dead poultry birds were found dumped by the side of the Chandigarh-Shimla highway in Solan district on Saturday.

Four more birds found dead in Sukhna Lake, CWW Dalai says five found dead in last two days were residential birds

January 07, 2021 11:26 am

An Eurasian Coot, also known as Common Coot, a winter visitor, was found dead in the lake on Tuesday. Two carcasses out of five were sent for examination to the Regional Diseases Diagnosis Laboratory (RDDL), Jalandhar.

Day after migratory bird carcasses in Himachal tested positive for bird flu

January 06, 2021 2:41 pm

Animal husbandry officials rush to Pong Dam Lake perimeter to do damage control.

Memories of Sambhar

December 19, 2019 5:24 pm

The death-scarred lake once bristled with birds of all feathers

Hailstorm kills 56 demoiselle cranes in Kutch

November 15, 2019 10:47 pm

Kutch was hit by sporadic thundershowers and hailstorms on Wednesday and Thursday. Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary is a major roosting place of migratory common cranes and demoiselle cranes as well as being home to greater and lesser flamingos.


Exhibition presents paintings of Indian birds commissioned by East India Company

September 07, 2021 7:12 pm

The exhibition presents a rich selection of Company Paintings of Indian birds, entirely from DAG's gallery collection in honour of the unknown Indian masters commissioned by the East India Company in the late 18th and early 19th centuries