Tag: Bird Counting

Drop in number of winged visitors at Chilika

Tangi: The annual bird census in Chilika lake revealed that the number of migratory birds has declined by 54,000 this year as compared to last year. A total of 8,94,390 birds of 147 species were spotted in 1,100 sq km Chilika, the largest brackish water lake in Asia this year in comparison to 9,47,000 birds […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bhitarkanika to remain out of bounds for tourists from today

Kendrapara: The Bhitarkanika National Park will remain out of bounds for visitors for the bird and crocodile census which will be taken up from today. The census will conclude on January 14, official sources said. While the bird counting will begin today, the enumeration of estuarine crocodiles in various water bodies of Bhitarkanika, Gahirmatha, Luna […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021