30 Sep 2014
London: The most comprehensive family tree of meat-eating dinosaurs ever created has enabled scientists to discover key details of how birds evolved from them.The study shows that the familiar anatomical features of birds - such as feathers, wings and wishbones - all first evolved piecemeal in their dinosaur ancestors over tens of millions of years.
19 Sep 2014
London: The magnificent plumage of the peacock may not be quite the sacrifice to love that it appears to be, a new study on Indian peacocks has found.
28 Mar 2014
Aska (Odisha): Dubbing Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as 'migratory birds' who visit Odisha only during elections, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik said that both parties has all along ignored the interests of the state.
27 Jan 2014
SEOUL: South Korea is expanding a poultry cull in a bid to contain the spread of bird flu that has been found on an increasing number of farms around the country and in migratory birds.
21 Jan 2014
SEOUL: South Korea is stepping up efforts to prevent the spread of bird flu ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays, after migratory birds were found to be infected with the same strain of the virus that hit poultry farms last week.
30 Aug 2014
New York: Birds have an innate ability to maneuver in mid-air, a talent that could have helped their ancestors learn to fly rather than fall from a perch, says a study.
15 Nov 2012
Migratory birds from far away countries have started arriving at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary in the district on their annual sojourn.
29 Aug 2014
London: Gamblers show the same tendencies as pigeons when they make risky decisions, according to a new research which found that equivalent mental processes are driving this behaviour in birds and humans.
10 Oct 2012
Migratory birds have begun arriving at Odisha's Chilika Lake. "We have spotted birds of different species in the sanctuary," DFO (wildlife) B P Acharya said. The wildlife division has taken steps to protect the feathered guests.
12 Nov 2012
At least one lakh migratory birds from places as far as Siberia, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan have arrived at Odisha's Chilika Lake India's largest brackish water lagoon.