Tag: Bhitarkanika

Odisha: 16 White Crocodiles Spotted In Bhitarkanika
Odisha: 16 White Crocodiles Spotted In Bhitarkanika

Kendrapara: Sixteen white crocodiles have been sighted in the brackish water bodies of Odisha’s Bhitarkanika National Park, the country’s lone habitation for albino estuarine crocodiles, as per the latest census report released on Monday. The crocodile population in Bhitarkanika has swollen to 1,768 from 95 four decades ago, the report said. There were only two […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Winter Scenes: Bhitarkanika Abuzz With Migratory Birds

Kendrapara: As winter sets in, Bhitarkanika in Odisha’s Kendrapara district is echoing with chirpy cacophony with the arrival of thousands of avian guests to the wetland spots of the National Park. Every year in this season, migratory birds from Siberia, Eastern Europe, China and other continents fly over a thousand mile to take shelter at […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Resentment Over ‘Faulty’ Bhitarkanika Demarcation, People Demand Exclusion Of Villages From Sanctuary

Kendrapara: The delineation of boundary of Bhitarkanika in Kendrapara district has sparked antipathy among the residents of the villages that remained under the jurisdiction of the wildlife sanctuary. Locals have alleged that several villages that are far away from the sanctuary continued to remain under its jurisdiction due to the faulty demarcation. As the villages […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021