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How baby <strong>birds</strong> learn to fly early

How baby birds learn to fly early

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.

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Bird-watchers' paradise Gharana wetland dying a slow death

Bird-watchers' paradise Gharana wetland dying a slow death

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.

Gharana wetland,   migratory birds,   India Pakistan border,   Latest News,  
Early arrival of painted storks brings cheer to Delhi zoo

Early arrival of painted storks brings cheer to Delhi zoo

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.

painted storks,   Delhi zoo,   migratory birds,   migratory birds in Delhi zoo,   latest states news,  
City <strong>birds</strong> smarter than rural <strong>birds</strong>: study

City birds smarter than rural birds: 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.

City birds,   rural birds,   Birds,   Study of birds,   Latest lifestyle News,  
<strong>Birds</strong> in remote Antarctica can recognise individual people

Birds in remote Antarctica can recognise individual people

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.

Birds,   birds in Antarctica,   research on birds,   study on birds,   skuas,   Antarctica region,   Latest Lifestyle News,  
Small <strong>birds</strong> have vision twice as fast as humans

Small birds have vision twice as fast as humans

20 Mar 2016

London: The vision of small perching birds in the wild is twice as quick as humans and faster than any vertebrates, according to a new study.

Small birds,   vision,   humans,   birds,   Latest Lifestyle News,  
Some <strong>birds</strong> learn mother's calls even before they hatch

Some birds learn mother's calls even before they hatch

29 Mar 2016

Melbourne: Some birds start learning to imitate their mothers' calls even before they hatch, a new study has found.

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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 ,  
Like humans, <strong>birds</strong> too use syntax: Study

Like humans, birds too use syntax: Study

09 Mar 2016

Tokyo: A Japanese bird species combine their calls using specific rules to communicate important compound messages, a new study has found, suggesting that syntax is not unique to humans as previously thought.

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Winged visitors throng Bhitarkanika National park

Winged visitors throng Bhitarkanika National park

18 Jan 2015

Kendrapara (Odisha): With 66 percent rise in the number of winter migratory birds, Bhitarkanika National Park has re-established its status as one of the prominent avian habitats in Odisha.

Winter Migratory Birds,   Bhitarkanika National park,   Odisha,   Forest Department,   Trans-Himalayan Region,  

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