Migratory Birds

Lack of rain hits arrival of birds at Malyady sanctuary near Udupi

As excessive weed has covered the lake, situated in a man-made wetland, birds find no place to quench their thirst.

published on : 26th March 2019

Loss of habitat forces migratory birds to give Kolleru lake a miss this season

The measures had yielded positive results and the number of birds visiting the lake increased, attracting bird watchers and nature lovers in large numbers.

published on : 14th March 2019

Number of migratory birds visiting Andhra on the decline: Birdwatchers 

There is no sufficient water for the birds to hunt and breed in the Pulicat lake and Nellapattu and other water bodies in the district. 

published on : 21st January 2019

Around 5,000 migratory birds flock in Gharana wetland in Jammu

Located about 30 km from Jammu, Gharana is surrounded by wetlands of Makwal, Kukdian, Abdullian and Pargwal where more than 170 resident and migratory bird species, flock during the winter.

published on : 9th December 2018

Number of Himalayan birds visiting Munsiyari during winters on the decline

The colourful plumage of most of the Himalayan birds is an important reason behind their poaching besides consumption of their meat.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Perching stands to be set up for migratory birds at Tekkali's Telineelapuram sanctuary

About 2,500 migratory birds, including pelican and painted star birds come to the bird sanctuary every year in search of feed as well as for hatching.

published on : 11th November 2018

Migratory birds arrive to enliven Kashmir Valley in winter

These hardy souls fly in from Siberia and China, as also the Philippines, Eastern Europe and Japan.

published on : 8th November 2018

Migratory birds will come after new government takes over; will they get justice?

The local and international migratory birds will start arriving from December second week, coinciding with declaration of Assembly election results.

published on : 3rd November 2018

Bird poachers on the prowl in Chennai's Korattur lake

The poachers had successfully trapped three Pelicans, each of which would easily weigh 10 kg --- One poacher broke the wing of a bird to prevent it from flying away.

published on : 2nd November 2018

Cyclone Titli leaves 2,000 migratory birds dead

It is not for the first time that the migratory birds perished in cyclone at Telukunchi. Similar deaths were reported during Phailin and a few other cyclones that hit Srikakulam in the past.

published on : 15th October 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Fewer migratory waterbirds at Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

After the floods, the Forest Department worked over ten days to remove plastic waste and slush from the park.

published on : 19th September 2018