Tag: Chilika

Annual Bird Census In Odisha
Annual Bird Census Begins In Chilika; 21 Teams Engaged

Chilika: The annual bird census at Chilika Lake, Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon, began today in five ranges under the Chilika wildlife division- Tangi, Balugaon, Rambha, Satapada and Chilika. As many as 21 teams comprising over 111 wildlife officials, experts, volunteers and environmentalists started the headcount exercise which began at 6 am today. While 19 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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Bird Flu Threat In Odisha! 400 Bird Samples From Chilika Sent For Examination

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the bird flu scare in several parts of the country, around 400 bird samples from Chilika have been sent for examination, Khordha Chief District Veterinary Officer Dr Bishnu Charan Sahoo said on Tuesday. Apart from the bird samples of various migratory birds from Chilika, poultry samples from OUAT have also sent to the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Chilika
Chilika Flora Fauna Survey: Resentment Brews After Satpada-Janhikuda Ferry Service Suspended

Puri: Commuters at Janhikuda Dock were subjected to an unpleasant surprise on Friday after the boat service to cross Chilika was suspended in the wake of flora-fauna survey conducted by the Chilika Development Authority (CDA). As per reports the services of the pontoon bridge at the Janhikuda dock has also been suspended by the CDA […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
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Annual Census Of Dolphin Begins In Chilika

Bhubaneswar: The annual headcount exercise of dolphins inhabiting in the backwaters of Chilika Lake began on Sunday. Official sources said, 18 teams comprising 109 officials from forest department, Chilika Development Authority (CDA), WWF, Motor Boat Association, representatives of several NGOs and students of Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) have been engaged for the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Annual Bird Census In Odisha
Bird Census In Odisha: Count Of Winged Guests Surpasses Previous Year Tally By 4 Lakh!

Bhubaneswar: The observation during the mid-winter census of the avian species across all forest divisions in Odisha is certain to bring smiles on the faces of bird lovers and ornithologists. The survey conducted by wildlife divisions this month revealed the presence of 20.40 lakh birds including the migratory species, surpassing the previous year count of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Boat
Odisha: Boat Gets Stuck In Mid-Chilika Lake, Passengers Rescued Safely

Khurdha: Fire officials have safely rescued all the passengers of a boat that got stuck in the middle of Nalabana in Chilika lake on Sunday evening. The incident took place when the boat was returning from Kalijai temple. “The machine developed technical glitch at Nalabana when we are returning from Kalijai temple.  We all the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
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