birds

Meet Chennai's 'Sparrow Saviour' Sadhana Rajkumar

Sadhana Rajkumar, a nutritionist-turned-conservationist, is on a tireless campaign to bring back sparrows and is distributing nests — free of cost — across India.

published on : 16th May 2019

Humane Express: Chennai's very own Birdman

Joseph Sekar, a camera mechanic from Chennai, has been feeding more than 4000 parakeets for the last 15 years. After the birds came into his life, everyone began calling him 'Birdman'.

published on : 19th February 2019

Migratory birds flock to Kanpur Zoo as temperature drops

Migratory Siberian birds were spotted at Kanpur’s Prani Udyan. These birds flock in during the winter season. They make the place as their home and settle here until the winter season ends. 

published on : 14th December 2018

WATCH | Flock of flamingos which migrated from Gujarat’s Kutch seen at Maharshtra's Airoli

The places where the birds can be seen in abundance are Thane creek, Airoli, Mahul and Sewri. Most of the flamingo population that comes to the city consists of Lesser Flamingoes.

published on : 4th February 2018

African penguins released into the wild in South Africa

The African Penguin Festival kicks off near Cape Town, where rehabilitated penguins are released back into the wild by the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB).

published on : 10th October 2016