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.
03 Feb 2016
Paris: Ravens can imagine being spied upon by a hidden competitor, showing a capacity for abstraction once thought to be exclusively human, according to a study released yesterday.
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.
01 Feb 2016
Washington: Researchers have found the first direct evidence that humans played a substantial role in the extinction of a giant bird species which inhabited Australia about 50,000 years ago.
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.
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.
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.
14 Jan 2016
New York: A songbird's vocal muscles work like those of humans and singers, finds a new study. The research on Bengalese finches - a popular cage bird - showed that each of their vocal muscles can change its function to help produce different parameters of sounds in a manner similar to that of a trained opera singer.
07 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Birds flying in the sky are always serene and heart winning view that one can come across in his/her life. Majority of birds flapping their wings are a real visual treat for eyes but amid this some birds are excessively beautiful and blessed with striking and dynamic features.
15 Nov 2012
Migratory birds from far away countries have started arriving at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary in the district on their annual sojourn.