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Winter birds flock to Shivpuri (With Images)

January 4th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh), Jan 4 (IANS) From across the country and beyond, a wide variety of birds, some of them exotic, have descended on one of India's oldest national parks ... Read more...

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Wetland near Jammu set to come on eco-tourism map

December 27th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 27 (IANS) Thousands of migratory birds are flocking to the Gharana reserve near here that is set to become another addition in the tourism map of Jammu and ... Read more...

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Kashmir cackles with 600,000 winged visitors (Feature)

November 23rd, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hokarsar Bird Reserve (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 23 (IANS) This premier wetland in Srinagar is in the prime of its beauty these days -- it is host to more than ... Read more...

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Dadri wetland faces destruction: Environmentalists

February 5th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Feb 5 (IANS) The Dadri wetland area in Greater Noida, which is home to over 220 species of birds, including the very rare Bristled Grassbirds, is facing destruction from encroachers ... Read more...

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Migratory birds on a rise in Kulik Bird Sanctuary in West Bengal

July 19th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 19 (ANI): With a huge number of migratory birds coming to the Kulik bird sanctuary in Raiganj, West Bengal, it is growing as a famous tourist spot.Kulik Bird Sanctuary, ... Read more...

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Census at Chilika lake counts 9.24 lakh birds

January 14th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 14 (IANS) About 9.24 lakh domestic and migratory birds have been sighted at Orissa's Chilika Lake, officials said Thursday at the conclusion of a bird census. The migratory birds are from ... Read more...

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Migratory birds exit Himachal’s Pong Dam wetlands

April 9th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Pong Dam (Himachal Pradesh), April 9 (IANS) With the lengthening of daylight hours, thousands of migratory birds have left this wetland in Himachal Pradesh for their summer habitats north of the Himalayas. Nestled ... Read more...

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Winter Delight: 20000 Winged Visitors in Punjab Reservoir

December 12th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nangal (Punjab), Dec 12 (IANS) The fields, reeds and marshes around the Nangal reservoir are a riot of colour these days. For, more than 20,000 feathered guests are busy 'holidaying' here after ... Read more...

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Migrating songbirds take survival cues from local birds’ ‘mob’ behaviour

June 26th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A new Queen's University-led study has shown that migrating songbirds take their survival cues from local winged residents when flying through unfamiliar territory.Biologists discovered that observing local ... Read more...

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