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MIGRATORY BIRDS NEWS

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.

Over 1,500 birds of around 15 species found dead around Sambhar Lake in Jaipur

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.

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

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.

The science of migratory birds

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?

New migratory bird joins ever-increasing flock at Surajpur Wetlands

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Binoculars out as migratory birds flock to the capital

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.

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

January 27, 2016 3:49 pm

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