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Tag: Migratory Birds In Chilika

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Migratory Birds Flock To Chilika As Winter Sets In

Khurda: “Raha raha khyane baspiya shakata dekhibi Chilika charu chitra pata,” these lines by Utkalmani Gopabandhu Das were inspired by the serene beauty of Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon which amplifies many folds by the foreign migratory birds every winter. And with the onset of wintry weather in this part of the country, exotic winged […]

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Rise in avian guests at Chilika

Khurda: The number of winged species in Chilika Lake, Asia’s second largest marine water lagoon has increased this year. According to latest reports from the ongoing bird census carried out in this biggest waterfowl habitat, the total number of birds recorded this year is 10, 47,968 which is significantly higher than 8, 93,390 recorded last […]

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With onset of winter, winged guests start arriving at Chilika Lake

Khurda: With the onset of winter in the State, thousands of migratory birds have started arriving at Chilika Lake, the largest brackish water lagoon in Asia. Various species of the winged guests including Northern pintail, Gadwali, shovellers, Flamingo and Brahmani ducks are being spotted descending on the mudflats of the lake. The arrival of the […]

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Winged guests flock Chilika

Bhubaneswar: Migratory birds have started thronging Odisha’s Chilika Lake, the country’s largest brackish water lagoon. The forest department officials here are expecting the numbers to increase manifold in the next few weeks. “Their arrival started early this month. Approximately around two lakh birds have been sighted so far. The number is going to rise steadily […]

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