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People in Rajasthan village protect ponds for <strong>birds</strong>

People in Rajasthan village protect ponds for birds

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.

ponds for birds,   Rajasthan,   migratory birds,   ponds in Rajasthan,   water conservation ,  
How <strong>birds</strong> listen without external ears?

How birds listen without external ears?

12 Dec 2014

London: A new study has suggested that birds use their heads to listen to the sounds coming from different angles as they do not have external ears.

How birds listen,   birds ear,   birds external ears,   birds use heads to listen,   birds ear,  
<strong>Birds</strong> evolved rapidly after dinosaurs went extinct: Study

Birds evolved rapidly after dinosaurs went extinct: Study

12 Dec 2014

Melbourne: Almost all of the modern groups of birds diversified in a small window of less than 10 million years, just after the dinosaurs were wiped out by an asteroid, according to a new study published in the journal Science .

birds,   journal science,   scientists,   dinosaurs,   extinct,   study,   bird evolution,  
Apps on urban <strong>birds</strong>, trees launched for bio-diversity information

Apps on urban birds, trees launched for bio-diversity information

09 Dec 2014

Hyderabad: With a view to enthuse students with biodiversity and make them interested in environment, three mobile apps on urban birds, butterflies and trees were launched here on Tuesday.

Bio-diversity,   L V Prasad Eye Institute,   V Shubhalaxmi,   WWF-India,   Ladybird Environmental Consulting (LEC),   ,  
<strong>Birds</strong> choose mates by their odours

Birds choose mates by their odours

30 Nov 2014

London: Love at first smell! Scientists have found the first evidence that birds may choose their mate through odour.

Birds,  Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology,  Richard H Wagner,   Wouter van Dongen,  Nature's Scientific Reports. ,  
Naveen Patnaik dubs Congress, BJP as <strong>migratory</strong> <strong>birds</strong>

Naveen Patnaik dubs Congress, BJP as migratory birds

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.

Naveen Patnaik,   Odisha Chief Minister,   Biju Janata Dal,   BJD,   Congress,   BJP,   LS polls,   Lok Sabha polls,   Lok Sabha elections,   LS polls 2014,  
Arabian Sea humpback whale isolated for 70,000 years: Study

Arabian Sea humpback whale isolated for 70,000 years: Study

04 Dec 2014

New York: In the Arabian Sea, the usually migratory humpback whale has stayed isolated for approximately 70,000 years, says a study. The findings provide strong indication that for keeping its home in the same place for thousands of years, the Arabian Sea humpback could be the world's most isolated humpback whale population.

Arabian Sea humpback whale,   Arabian Sea,   migratory humpback whale,   humpback,   humpback whale,   Endangered whale,  
Bird flu in Kerala: 1.5 lakh <strong>birds</strong> to be culled

Bird flu in Kerala: 1.5 lakh birds to be culled

25 Nov 2014

Thiruvananthapuram: With the outbreak of bird flu in parts of Kerala causing serious concern, the state government on Tuesday worked out a plan to cull as many 1.5 lakh birds, including poultry, in the three affected districts of Alappuzha, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta.

Bird flu,   Kerala,   poultry,   H5 Avian Influenza virus,   Alappuzha,   Kottayam,   Kerala CM,   Oommen Chandy,  
South Korea expands poultry cull on bird flu fears

South Korea expands poultry cull on bird flu fears

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.

Bird flu,   South Korea,   New Year holidays,   migratory birds,   Seoul,  
South Korea steps up measures to contain bird flu

South Korea steps up measures to contain bird flu

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.

bird flu,   South Korea,   New Year holidays,   migratory birds,   Seoul,  

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