Thursday, Oct 06, 2022



Explained: The debate in American ornithology to change 'harmful English bird names'

June 25, 2021 9:20 am

Many want renaming of birds named after people linked to racism, slavery and White supremacy. Others say changing the names of birds would lead to confusion, and that it is akin to erasing an important part of history.

11-year-old from Pune sets record for reciting maximum number of subspecies of birds

June 01, 2021 8:30 am

What began as a mere interest has now led to Sanmit ensuring a place in the India Book of Records by reciting names of 505 subspecies of birds

The loudest bird in the world has a song like a pile driver

October 22, 2019 12:40 pm

Barrel-chested and big-mouthed, with a long wattle dangling from the top of its beak, this rainforest bird looks more like a Muppet than an avian Casanova.

Whitley Award winner ornithologist’s claims on conservation of Great Indian Bustard raise doubts

August 08, 2017 9:14 am

Later, during a chance meeting with him at Desert National Park, when I asked him about his work, his work space, his team in the area, he gave ambiguous answers," said Dharmendra Khandal who raised doubts about Dr Pramod Patil’s work on the conservation of the Great Indian Bustard.

450-yr-old festival in Chinchwad gets a green touch

November 22, 2014 5:21 am

A group of ornithologists has decided to use the platform to create awareness about the environment

Protecting the forest owlet

May 29, 2011 2:43 am

The critically endangered bird found in central India may be declared state bird of Maharashtra,but to what avail,ask ornithologists