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Birds
News  /  Published 15.01.22

BSF rescues more than 140 indigenous parakeets on Bangladesh border

The BSF rescued more than 140 indigenous parakeets, several of which are a few days old and were allegedly being smuggled, at Tarali in North 24-Parganas district early on Friday.  A patrol team...
By Snehal Sengupta

News  /  Published 12.01.22

Bird count almost 6,000 at Santragachhi Jheel

Roy said the bird count exercise required use of telescopes and cameras with powerful telephoto lenses. According to him, they had formed two teams and scattered around the periphery of the water body...
By Snehal Sengupta in Howrah

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.22

Moral Science and the classroom

The school I attended was run by a Catholic order. Like most such institutions then as now, it made no attempt at indoctrination, let alone conversion. The Catholic students received religious instruc...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 26.12.21

Carcasses of birds recovered from Chilika

Carcasses of 29 birds of five different species were recovered from a field under the Chilika wildlife division in Odisha on Saturday. Police suspect the poachers might have dumped the carcasses at R...
By PTI in Berhampur

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.21

Migratory birds flock in small numbers

The DFO pointed out that an increase in the number fishing activities in the waterbodies, including at the sprawling Chandil dam is suspected to have distracted the migratory birds from comi...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshdepur

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News  /  Published 03.12.21

Winged guests at Bardhaman lake woo birders from Kolkata, districts

But birdwatchers and conservationists were worried about the gradual destruction of birds’ habitat.  Raja Chatterjee, a conservationist, said there used to be around 35,000 birds in the pea...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 01.12.21

Rabindra Sarobar welcomes back its winged visitors

Presently, under the Corona situation, the park is open from 6am to 9am and from 4pm to 6pm. Only persons with double vaccinations are allowed inside.    Rangan Datta is a mathematics...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 21.11.21

250 birds spotted in a day at Santragachhi Jheel

About 250 birds have been spotted at the Santragachhi Jheel on a single day this month and birdwatchers are hoping the numbers will rise as the month progresses. Lesser Whistling Duck, a local bird, ...
By Subhajoy Roy

News  /  Published 01.11.21

Winged guests land at Santragachhi Jheel, excite Kolkata birders

The first batch of migratory birds has landed at Santragachhi Jheel in Howrah.  A group of birders spotted 12 Lesser Whistling Ducks roosting on water hyacinth islands at the water body on Frida...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.10.21

STATE DIGEST: Steel city gets PSA plant

Rare bird sighted at Canary Hill in Hazaribagh Hazaribagh: A rare bird sighted twice at Palamu Tiger Reserve before now spotted at picturesque Canary Hill in town through the lens of a young pho...
By Our Bureau in Jamshdepur, Hazaribagh


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