Buxa Tiger Reserve
West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.20

Wild jumbo dies, 7 arrested

An adult wild “makna” (male without tusks) elephant was found dead at Takimari in the Rajganj block of Jalpaiguri district on Monday.Foresters suspect the animal was electrocuted. It had strayed o...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.20

Jumbo kills forest hand in Buxa

A contractual employee of the forest department was trampled to death by a wild elephant while he was patrolling the east division of the Buxa Tiger Reserve on Monday evening.The elephant injured two ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 29.07.19

No show in Buxa

A nationwide review has identified stagnant tiger populations, human encroachment in reserves, prey loss and unauthorised tourist lodges among likely factors that might explain the loss of tigers in t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.18

Radio collars for deer in Buxa

For the first time, the state forest department has decided to insert radio collars in deer at the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) to keep watch and collect information about them.The initiative, foresters s...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.19

Train runs over 9 vultures near Siliguri

Nine Himalayan Griffons, a threatened bird species, feeding on a carcass were mowed down by a train at Gulma on the outskirts of Siliguri on Saturday.The area, part of the Dooars tracks, is located on...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.19

Tiger den in Bengal earns bird stripes

Avian aficionados came out with flying colours at a bird festival in the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) last week, spotting over 200 species.The count at Buxa — known as a “paradise” for ornithologist...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.20

Six routes for bird count in Buxa

The three-day long bird festival was opened at the Buxa Tiger Reserve on Monday.This is the fourth edition of the fest that will continue till January 9. In total, around 50 people, including prominen...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.20

Hornbill count begins in Buxa

The Bengal forest department has started a survey of hornbills in the Buxa Tiger Reserve and will count the bird in other forests of north Bengal.The census has been taken up in association with the C...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 29.07.19

Tiger number rises, none in Buxa

The number of tigers in the wild in India has grown to 2,967, a 33 per cent rise over four years, but tigers have vanished from three reserves, including Buxa in Bengal, the National Tiger Conservatio...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.08.19

Tiger tiger, missing from sight

In April 1992, the then field director of the Buxa Tiger Reserve, Pradeep Vyas, was preparing to hand over charge. “I was touring the core area and was crossing Rajabhatkhawa and going into Trolley ...
By Anasuya Basu


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