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Birds
Calcutta  /  Published 18.10.20

Chirp delight & Chhath worry

Among the other significant sightings were a Crow-Billed Drongo and a Chestnut Winged Cuckoo, which breed in the Himalayas, said Sarkar. “Both these birds are passage migrants, meaning their sta...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.10.20

One-legged bird goes for maiden flight

A week after the amputation surgery of a cattle egret in Daltonganj, the bird went for a short maiden flight after it was released on the bed of the Koel river on Thursday by its rescuer Jyoti Kumari....
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.10.20

Saga of a bird

In a small town like Daltonganj, where broken bones are set right only after a visit to the state capital, a bird’s fractured leg was amputated to relieve it of its pain, as our feathered friend...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Kite strings wound winged friends

Close to 50 birds have been rescued and the rescue centre has released many after they recovered from their injuries, the official said. The centre has been receiving calls from across the city. Peop...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 17.01.20

Avians attract tourists to beel

Thousands of birds of varied hues have started flocking to Maguri-Motapung Beel in Tinsukia district of Upper Assam. Maguri-Motapung Beel is 9km from Tinsukia town and 50km from Dibrugarh airport. Num...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 03.01.19

Odisha counts migratory birds

The guests who have flown into Odisha from various parts of the world are getting counted. The first phase of the annual bird census has begun in the state on Thursday. The first phase of bird enumera...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneshwar

North East  /  Published 28.12.18

Rare grassland bird spotted near Guwahati

Leons Mathew Abraham of Kerala, who is studying at the College of Veterinary Sciences here, had a special Christmas gift this year as the sweet singing of a rare bird delighted his auditory senses and...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.20

Birds reach Kulik early

Winged species from different countries have started flocking to the Kulik Bird Sanctuary near here a month ahead of their normal arrival with experts suggesting that conducive climatic conditions ind...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.20

Trees fall, bird homes destroyed

Thousands of birds have lost their homes because of Cyclone Amphan, which felled close to 5,000 trees in Calcutta.Bird lovers and volunteers of NGOs rescued 150-odd birds, most of them juvenile, from ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 17.02.20

66 NE bird species face bleak future: Report

Their plumage may make things around brighter, but their future looks quite bleak.Altogether 66 bird species in the Northeast are stated to be in the “high-conservation concern” category, accordin...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati


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