20 May 2016
New Delhi: A major part of India is reeling under sweltering conditions with mercury touching the higher notches, up to the tune of 43-47 degrees at many places. In fact Phalodi in Rajsthan has registered 51 degrees which is the highest temperature recorded in the country since 1956. The unprecedented heat wave has made life very difficult not only for people but for other life forms as well, especially the birds that require water bodies to stay happy and in good health.
03 Jan 2016
Jammu: "This wetland is dying a slow death; please help us to preserve it for our future generations," reads a billboard outside the famed Gharana wetland, the winter abode of thousands of migratory birds who throng this marshy land on the India-Pakistan border.
20 May 2016
Mumbai: After Sonakshi Sinha, The Angry Birds Movie toon has announced Neha Dhupia as the next recipient of The Angries award.
17 May 2016
Mumbai: Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has never shied away from expressing her anger towards internet trolls, was awarded with The Angries - a special award by the team of forthcoming film 'The Angry Birds Movie'.
18 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Much to the delight of bird-watchers, painted storks have descended on the Delhi zoo this Monsoon, a month ahead of the expected arrival of these large wading migratory birds.
24 Apr 2016
New York: Despite having extremely underdeveloped muscles and wings, young birds may acquire a mature flight stroke early in life by initially relying more on their legs and wings for power, finds a new study.
23 Mar 2016
Toronto: Birds living in urban environments are smarter than those from rural locations, according to a new study that found life in the city changes cognition, behaviour and physiology of birds to their advantage.
20 Nov 2014
Udaipur: A village in southern Rajasthan has scripted a heart warming conservation story by refusing to allow fishing or any other activity in two ponds, leaving them exclusively for birds, including migratory ones.
28 Mar 2016
Seoul: While it is only natural for birds living among people to learn to differentiate individual humans, researchers have found that skuas living in remote Antarctica too can recognise people who had previously accessed the nests to measure their eggs and nestlings.
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.