Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023

migratory birds


More migratory gulls, fewer numbers of other species in Delhi: Waterbird Census

January 10, 2023 8:56 am

While the number of waterbirds recorded this year is higher than previous years, the increase is on account of black-headed and brown-headed gulls which migrate from Central Asia to this region in the winter, said T K Roy, ecologist and Delhi State Coordinator for the Asian Waterbird Census.

Migratory birds unique identity of Gujarat, conserve them: Minister

January 03, 2023 4:18 am

The seminar-cum-workshop was organised by Gujarat Ecological Education and Research (GEER) Foundation, an autonomous body functioning under the aegis of the Gujarat forest division.

One million winged visitors expected this season to Kolleru lake in Andhra Pradesh

December 17, 2022 10:16 am

It is a natural phenomenon that these migratory birds fly down to this place during winters for nesting and breeding after a voyage of thousands of kilometers

Migratory birds from upper Himalayas find a home in artificial wood nests

December 04, 2022 8:28 am

There are many birds at the Berwala Bird Safari nestled in Khol Hai-Raitan Wildlife Sanctuary, Morni Hills, which have attached themselves to particular trees and are unwilling to go far away from these spots.

Chandigarh biannual waterfowl census: 381 waterfowl spotted at Sukhna, many common migratory birds missing

November 15, 2022 7:15 am

The species that were spotted this year so far included common pochards, great cormorants, bar-headed goose, among others.

Amur falcons begin to arrive in Manipur after travelling over 20,000 km

October 29, 2022 10:02 pm

The Tamenglong district administration has banned airguns as well as hunting, catching, killing and selling the migratory bird.

How India’s birdman, Sálim Ali, showed us the interconnectedness of life

April 03, 2022 9:08 am

A recent collection of his radio talks point to the stellar role birds play in preserving our environment

Regular spots around Hyderabad no longer greet migratory birds, but new sites emerge

February 03, 2022 10:44 pm

For decades, Hyderabad’s many lakes have been popular destinations for winter migratory birds from Europe and Central Asia.

Odisha: Carcasses of birds recovered from Chilika

December 25, 2021 8:04 pm

The poachers might have dumped the carcasses of the migratory birds at Ratamati near Bhusandpur in Tangi range, fearing arrest by wildlife personnel as police and wildlife officials patrol the area in the early morning, police suspect.

What did mama goose tell baby goose on his first migratory flight

December 04, 2021 4:25 pm

What migratory geese think of the aeroplane and human world's flying abilities


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.

Flamingos paint Navi Mumbai pink in large numbers

May 21, 2022 1:57 pm

Colony of flamingos congregate at TS Chanakya and DPS lake in Navi Mumbai

Starlings are the star performers of the sky; these surreal formations are proof

January 14, 2022 4:22 pm

Nature can surprise us in innumerable ways. And you don't need to escape into the jungle to witness it in its glory. These surreal formations by flocks of birds are an apt example.

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