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Ahead of World Sparrow Day, a few interesting facts about the 'familiar' bird

The rationale for celebrating World Sparrow Day is not only to commemorate the event for a day but to use it as a platform to underscore the need to conserve sparrows as well as the urban biodiversity.

published on : 19th March 2018

IN PHOTOS | How the 'Bird Man of Chennai' created an Eden for parakeets in Royapettah

Scores of feathery-little green parakeets descend on Joseph Sekar's house in Royapettah each day. Ten years ago, the 63-year-old camera technician or 'The Bird Man of Chennai' as he is called, opened his heart and home to over 8,000 parakeets. Take a look at the stunning spectacle.  

published on : 10th February 2018

Feast for the eyes: Migratory birds arrive at Nelapattu, Pulicat in Andhra Pradesh

Bringing cheers to bird lovers, over 26 species of migratory birds kept their date with the Pulicat and Nelapattu in Andhra Pradesh this season. 

published on : 19th December 2017

Take a look at glossy ibis, painted stork, black-winged stilt making a seasonal stop in Tamil Nadu's Madurai

A flock of glossy ibis, painted stroke, black-winged stilt are seen at Avaniyapuram agriculture land.

published on : 31st October 2017

Protected water-birds hunted in wetlands, served as chicken in Chennai outskirts

A study found that 47 out of the 53 water birds found in Kancheepuram wetlands are being hunted despite being protected by Wildlife Act 1972.

published on : 24th September 2017