Tag: Bhitarkanika

Bird census
Bird census kicks off in Bhitarkanika National Park

As many as three teams comprising four to five forest officials, ornithologists, wildlife experts each have been deployed in the census in five ranges of the national park.

  • Sunday, 11 September 2022
Bhitarkanika reopens after 3 month closure for croc breeding
Bhitarkanika reopens today after 3 month closure for croc breeding

The famous Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district of Odisha reopens for visitors today (Monday) after remaining off limits for crocodile breeding season.

  • Monday, 01 August 2022
Bhitarkanika Gets Eco-Friendly Boat To Ferry Tourists
Bhitarkanika Gets Eco-Friendly Boat To Ferry Tourists

The pollution-free state-of-the-art boat, was procured at the cost of Rs 23 lakh. It can carry eight people, according to the official.

  • Wednesday, 23 March 2022
Rare Albino Crocodile
Rare Albino Crocodile Sighted In Odisha's Bhitarkanika

Although albino estuarine crocodiles are rare, they have been spotted in the wild in Bhitarkanika.

  • Friday, 07 January 2022
Dolphin Sightings
Spectacular! Watch Dolphins Breaching In Odisha’s Bhitarkanika

Spectacular visuals of Dolphins were recorded on cam during Dolphin Census at Rajnagar, Bhitarkanika in Odisha.

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  • Sunday, 19 December 2021
The Incredible Wildlife Of Odisha
The Incredible Wildlife Of Odisha

Odisha’s incredible wildlife wealth needs to be preserved for the future so that our children become true inheritors of this state’s natural heritage.

  • Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Bhitarkanika Monsoon Bird Count Over 1.08 Lakh, Up By 11 Per Cent

Maximum number of birds were witnessed at three locations, Matha Dia, Laxmiprasad Dia and Durga Prasad Dia.

  • Thursday, 02 September 2021
Odisha: 7- Day Bird Census At Bhitarkanika National Park Begins Today

The seasonal bird census at the famous Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapada district began today (Aug 23). The bird census will reportedly continue for seven days for which two teams have been set up.

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  • Monday, 23 August 2021
Crocodile Drags Man Into Brahmani River In Kendrapara

Basant Parida of Srirampur village near Pattamundai had gone to the river for a wash while the incident took place

  • Saturday, 07 August 2021
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Bird census in Odisha to begin from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: This year’s bird census in Nandankanan, Similipal and other forest divisions will begin from tomorrow and the same will be carried out in Chilika from January 4 followed by Bhitarkanika & Hirakud from January 6, informed Chief Wildlife Warden Sandeep Tripathy. The official informed that preparations are underway for the census which is conducted […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
bird census concludes
Bird census in Puri concludes

Puri: The bird census undertaken by the Puri Forest Division at sea beach and near river banks in Puri district concluded on Friday. For the first time, the experts have found Little Green Heron and Peregrine Falcon in the bank of river Devi. “The little green heron is generally sighted at Bhitarkanika. We have traced […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bhitarkanika National Park registers increase in mammal count

Kendrapara: The annual mammal count in the mangrove cover and wetland sites of Bhitarkanika National Park registered over 16 percent rise during 2016-17. This year as many as 7129 mammals have been spotted in the national park which comprises core area of 145 square kilometre of the Bhitarkanika Wild Sanctuary, along with mangrove cover, Gahirmatha […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bhitarkanika records marginal rise in bird count

Kendrapara: Marking a marginal rise in the bird count, as many as 1,04,490 country birds have been included in the latest census at the Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district. According to the officials, the census took the count from a total of  21956 nests in the national park. A team was formed constituting the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Newly hatched baby crocs - a visual treat in Bhitarkanika

Kendrapara: Just days after Bhitarkanika National Park was thrown open for tourists following three months of ban in view of the breeding season of Estuarine Crocodiles, thousands of hatchlings loitering aimlessly before hopping into the water bodies in and around the park is a pleasant sight for visitors. A record number of 80 nesting sites […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Human-crocodile conflict in Bhitarkanika National Park

Kendrapara: Crocodile attacks have created panic in the human settlements near Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district. The rise in water level at river Brahmani and Baitarani during rainy season paves the way for the crocodiles to move to bathing ghats at Aul and Rajnagar, which is visited by the villagers on a daily basis. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021