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Over 350 demoiselle cranes spotted early in Jodhpur village

There is a possibility that thousands of these winged guests will reach the Jodhpur village in the next few days, said a local bird watcher.
They usually arrive in Jodhpur in the first week of September and begin retiring to home places by the last week of March. (HT Photo)
They usually arrive in Jodhpur in the first week of September and begin retiring to home places by the last week of March. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 07, 2020 02:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | ByDinesh Bothra

WILDBUZZ: On a dark night, those blood-red eyes

The good news for the tricity’s vibrant community of bird watchers, owl lovers and Nature enthusiasts is that a second family of Mottled Wood owls has been discovered with two growing ‘bacchas’ at the Peermuchalla forests, Zirakpur
At Peermuchalla forests, the Mottled Wood owl father and (on right) the father with the juvenile owl perched below him.(PHOTOS: GURJEET VIRK)
At Peermuchalla forests, the Mottled Wood owl father and (on right) the father with the juvenile owl perched below him.(PHOTOS: GURJEET VIRK)
Published on Jun 06, 2020 05:17 PM IST
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ByVikram Jit Singh

Nature is calling, listen intently!

Endless video calls and binge-watching on Netflix has taken a toll on our health. Observing nature’s beauty might just be the balm your eyes need during the lockdown.
Brown-headed barbet
Brown-headed barbet
Updated on Apr 25, 2020 07:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySwati Chaturvedi

Extended rainfall sees few flamingos at Bhigwan in Pune district

December and January is the period when the maximum number of visitors and bird watchers visit Bhigwan, about 250 km from Pune.
Flamingos, migratory birds are seen at Kumbhargaon, Bhigwan near Pune, India, on December 15, 2019.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Flamingos, migratory birds are seen at Kumbhargaon, Bhigwan near Pune, India, on December 15, 2019.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 23, 2019 02:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByPrachi Bari and Pratham Gokhale

Review: Birds About Delhi by Nikhil Devasar and Rajneesh Suvarna

More than just a field guide, Birds About Delhi celebrates the rich natural heritage of the capital and its surrounding areas
Sarus cranes at the Dhanauri wetland in Greater Noida, UP, on January 31, 2019.(Sunil Ghosh/HT)
Sarus cranes at the Dhanauri wetland in Greater Noida, UP, on January 31, 2019.(Sunil Ghosh/HT)
Updated on Feb 15, 2019 05:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAnanda Banerjee

Endangered Himalayan vulture makes a comeback in Himachal’s Kinnaur

Apart from Himalayan vultures, birders said they also spotted over 60 species of birds, including White-cheeked Nuthatch, Ferruginous Pochard, Bearded Vulture, European Goldfinch, Eurasian Sparrow hawk and Red-headed Bullfinch.
Population of the Himalayan Griffin Vulture plummeted two decades back in Himachal Pradesh.(HT Photo)
Population of the Himalayan Griffin Vulture plummeted two decades back in Himachal Pradesh.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 17, 2018 11:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | ByGaurav Bisht, Shimla

Squatters cleared from waste plant site in Basai

Environmentalists say setting up a waste management plant will pose a threat to the ecosystem of the wetland, which is located close to the site
Basai is a hot spot on the Central Asian Flyway — a route taken by migratory birds travelling from Europe to Asia during the winter.(HT ARCHIVE)
Basai is a hot spot on the Central Asian Flyway — a route taken by migratory birds travelling from Europe to Asia during the winter.(HT ARCHIVE)
Updated on Sep 21, 2018 04:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent, Gurugram
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