December 19, 2019 5:24 pm
The death-scarred lake once bristled with birds of all feathers
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.
November 11, 2019 10:49 pm
The birds, numbering around 1,500, were found dead on Sunday in over five to seven square km area around the Sambhar Lake, which is a well-known wetland of international importance and is visited by tens of thousands of migratory birds during winter.
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.
March 12, 2019 7:13 pm
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?
February 06, 2019 12:42 am
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.
June 13, 2018 9:17 pm
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.
December 24, 2017 5:53 am
In 2016, 37 species of birds were spotted in Hokersar, 25 of which were migratory, and 12 were resident.
December 04, 2017 7:32 pm
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.
January 27, 2016 3:49 pm
Officials attribute rapid urbanisation, accumulation of silt and shrinking of wetlands as major causes of decline.
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