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More tourists visiting Orissa’s Chilika Lake


November 30th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) Inflow of tourists to Orissa's world famous Chilika Lake is on the rise, a tourism official here said Tuesday.In 2009, at least 550,000 domestic and foreign tourists visited ... Read more...

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Winged visitors keep date with Pong wetlands


November 17th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 17 (IANS) A cackle of sounds, the flapping of thousands of wings...the Pong wetlands are a sight to behold these days as feathered guests from as ... Read more...

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Migratory birds sighted in Orissa lake


November 4th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (IANS) Thousands of migratory birds have been spotted in Orissa's Chilika lake during the past over one week, an official said.Usually migratory birds start arriving from places as far ... Read more...

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HOLD Migratory birds sighted in Orissa lake


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 2 (IANS) Thousands of migratory birds have been spotted in Orissa's Chilika lake during the past one week, an official said.Usually migratory birds start arriving from places as far as ... Read more...

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Chilika Lake dolphins’ numbers rise to 158


February 17th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (IANS) The number of endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Orissa's Chilika Lake has increased to 158 from last year's 146, an official said Wednesday. The annual census of the Irrawaddy dolphins ... 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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How female ducks avoid sexual assault


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, have explained the mechanism by which female ducks thwart forced copulations.The research team, led by Patricia Brennan, an evolutionary biologist ... Read more...

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Six lakh migratory birds arrive at Orissa’s Chilika lake


December 16th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 16 (IANS) At least six lakh migratory birds from places as far as Siberia and Ukraine have arrived at Orissa's Chilika lake, officials said Wednesday. "About three lakh of them have ... Read more...

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Bird flu outbreak confirmed in Russia’s Far East


April 15th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Vladivostok (Russia), April 15 (RIA Novosti) Authorities in Russia's Far East Tuesday confirmed the presence of a deadly strain of bird flu in a village in the Primorye territory, where some ... Read more...

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Gujarats Khijadia bird sanctuary is haven for over 300 migratory bird species


January 18th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by admin
Jamnagar , Jan.18 (ANI): Khijadia bird sanctuary in Gujarat is today home to over 300 varieties of migratory birds which prefer environs of both sea and fresh water.Located 10 kilometres towards ... Read more...

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