Tag: Gahirmatha Beach

Olive Ridley turtles arrive at Gahirmatha

Kendrapara: The endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles have started arriving along the swirling sea waters of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in the district. Pairs of mating sea turtles have started arriving on sea waters, marking the commencement of breeding and nesting season of these endangered aquatic animals, a senior Forest department official said. He said Forest […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Olive Ridley Turtles arrive at Gahirmatha Beach

Kendrapara: Over 30,000 Olive Ridley Turtles have arrived at Gahirmatha Beach, the world s largest-known nesting ground of this marine specie. The nesting beaches along Nasi-1 and Nasi-2 islands close to the Missile Test Range Centre at Wheeler s Island are teeming with thousands of female turtles who emerged from the sea, proceeded to the […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Olive Ridley Hatchlings
Odisha: 1.48 Crore Olive Ridley Turtles Born At Gahirmatha Beach

A total of 1.48 crore baby turtles of the endangered Olive Ridley species have emerged out of the eggshells at the Gahirmatha beach in Kendrapara district.

  • Saturday, 08 May 2021
More than 4 lakh Olive Ridley turtles spotted at Gahirmatha beach

Kendrapara: More than four lakh Olive Ridley turtles have arrived for nesting in the past five days at Gahirmatha beach in Kendrapara, one of the world’s largest rookeries of the endangered species, an official of the Forest Department informed today. “Since February 27, a total of 4,41,257 turtles have arrived at the beach to lay […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Olive Ridley Hatchlings In Gahirmatha
Nearly 2 Crore Olive Ridley Turtles Return To Sea From Odisha Beach

Kendrapara: Millions of Olive Ridley hatchlings have crawled their way to the sea over the past month after emerging from eggs at the Gahirmatha sanctuary here, marking the culmination of the annual sojourn of the endangered species to the Odisha island. Around 4.70 lakh female turtles had turned up to lay eggs, a phenomenon otherwise […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Olive Ridley Mass Nesting Likely On Odisha's Gahirmatha Beach Within Fortnight: Official

Kendrapara:  Despite the erosion of Gahirmatha Beach in Kendrapara district, wildlife officials are optimistic about the convergence of lakhs of Olive Ridley turtles on the nesting ground for mass nesting any time within a fortnight. Notwithstanding the eroded physical profile of the nesting beach at the Nasi-II Island, a large turnout of female turtles for […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
Odisha: Olive Ridley Turtles Arrive At Gahirmatha Beach For Mass Nesting

Kendrapara: The endangered Olive Ridley female turtles have started arriving at the Gahirmatha beach in Kendrapara district, the world’s largest known rookery of these species, to lay eggs, a phenomenon otherwise called ‘arribada’, officials said on Wednesday. Arribada, a Spanish term that describes the unique natural heritage of millions of these marine species converging on […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021