bird sanctuary

Winged Visitors

The Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, one of the largest ones in Karnataka, is home to 71 migratory bird species during the months of November and March.

published on : 20th February 2023

Uppalapadu bird sanctuary gets rid of water hyacinths

Move to ensure 30,000 migratory birds get required food & water

published on : 2nd February 2023

Annual bird census begins in Tamil Nadu's Kodiyakarai

The forest department staff included the ranger, foresters, guards, anti-poaching watchers and retired researchers.

published on : 29th January 2023

Man vs Otter and other Kadalundi tales

You can’t really fault the otters or the fishermen for wanting the same thing – the fish - to survive. What we are seeing played out is one of the many human-animal conflicts in Kerala.

published on : 16th January 2023

Kindling interest in winged beauties

The biodiversity management committee of Havanje Gram Panchayat near Udupi has triggered interest in bird-watching among its residents by organising birding trails

published on : 8th January 2023

Hyderabad travel tales

CE picks some of the best weekend gateways which are not very far from city and are absolutely scenic during winter

published on : 3rd January 2023

Winter special: Migratory birds begin to arrive at Pulicat Lake

Following the recent heavy rains, the lake has been brimming with water. Recently, Pulicat Lake welcomed a flock of Pelicans.

published on : 7th November 2022

Seven villages around Vellode bird sanctuary celebrate cracker-free Deepavali

According to sources, the sanctuary, situated in Vadamugam Vellode Panchayat in Chennimalai Panchayat Union of Erode, was declared a bird sanctuary in 2000.

published on : 27th October 2022

NGT suspends green nod for Sipcot park near lake in Tamil Nadu

Rs 250-crore project for synthetic organic chemicals, paint units was to come up on 700 acres at two villages near Pulicat bird sanctuary

published on : 9th October 2022

Ranganathittu bird sanctuary is Karnataka’s first Ramsar site

Ranganathittu sanctuary also finds a place in the Important Bird Areas (IBA) list of 42 sites in Karnataka that are identified by the Bombay Natural History Society.

published on : 4th August 2022

Three Tamil Nadu wetlands declared as Ramsar sites

Pallikaranai marshland in Chennai, Pichavaram mangroves in Cuddalore, and Karikili bird sanctuary in Chengalpattu got the coveted international recognition.

published on : 27th July 2022

Villupuram's Kazhuveli Bird Sanctuary plans hospital for winged visitors

The Kazhuveli wetland system is one of the largest waterfowl congregation sites in TN, and a well-known raptor roosting site for Eastern Imperial Eagle, Greater Spotted Eagle, and Red-necked Falcon.

published on : 10th July 2022

NGT admits plea against green nod to Sun Pharma expansion inside Vedanthangal sanctuary

The petition was filed by MR Thiyagarajan from Meenava Thanthai Nala Sangam and the prayer was to quash and set aside the EC granted by the Union environment ministry on March 31.

published on : 10th May 2022

Nanjarayan Tank to become TN’s 17th bird sanctuary

During the debate on the demand for grants for his department, the minister announced a slew of measures to improve the biodiversity of the State.

published on : 26th April 2022

Nod for Sun Pharmaceutical Industries' plant in Tamil Nadu set to face NGT challenge

Tamil Nadu on July 3, 1998, declared areas in a 5-km radius of the Vedanthangal wetland as a bird sanctuary and Sun Pharma was permitted to operate as it was set up before 1998.

published on : 5th April 2022

Settlements around Thattekad Bird Sanctuary out of buffer zone  

As per the draft notification issued on September 29, 2020, an area of 28.444 sq km was declared as eco sensitive zone (ESZ).

published on : 2nd April 2022

Dr Sugathan: The man who cleaned up peninsular India's richest bird habitat

Amidst a symphony of bird calls, the venerable Periyar flows mightily alongside ebullient tourists on a forest walk at the Thattekad Bird Sanctuary (TBS) in Kerala.

published on : 7th July 2019

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