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.
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.
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 .
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.
30 Nov 2014
London: Love at first smell! Scientists have found the first evidence that birds may choose their mate through odour.
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.
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.
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.
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.