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Season of the Aves: Here are a few places to see migratory birds this winter in Delhi NCR

Check out these 5 bird and wildlife sanctuaries in Delhi NCR which offer visitors a memorable experience of spotting migratory birds during the winter season in the backdrop of lush green nature.
Here are a few places to see migratory birds this winter in Delhi NCR(Twitter/NDNS_HQ/Shivani_Saini/GoGroupOuting)
Here are a few places to see migratory birds this winter in Delhi NCR(Twitter/NDNS_HQ/Shivani_Saini/GoGroupOuting)
Updated on Dec 03, 2020 10:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByShivani Kale

Delight for bird watchers as Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary opens after 3 months

The park, earlier known as Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, is located along Gurugram-Jhajhar road – about 15km from main city.
Haryana forest department has decided to set up or erect a bird hide at the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary.(HT Photo)
Haryana forest department has decided to set up or erect a bird hide at the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 17, 2019 02:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Zonal plan to regulate activities at Sultanpur Park soon

According to the statement, a proposal to ban groundwater extraction in the zone was discussed in the meeting.
Another point discussed to be included in the plan was the construction of commercial entities in the zone.(HT image)
Another point discussed to be included in the plan was the construction of commercial entities in the zone.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 04, 2019 08:35 PM IST
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Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

2-year-old leopard, stuck in power cables in Gurugram, electrocuted to death

Locals found the animal dangling precariously from the power lines just after 6am, following which officials from the wildlife department fetched the corpse and sent it for a post-mortem examination.
The leopard was first discovered by Satvir Singh, a resident of Lala Kherli, around 6.15am on Thursday, while he was walking to a nearby temple (where he is a caretaker), about a kilometre outside the settlement.(Manoj Kumar/ani)
The leopard was first discovered by Satvir Singh, a resident of Lala Kherli, around 6.15am on Thursday, while he was walking to a nearby temple (where he is a caretaker), about a kilometre outside the settlement.(Manoj Kumar/ani)
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 07:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByPrayag Arora-Desai

Tourism at Madhogarh Fort will accelerate Aravalli deforestation

The building of a pucca, blacktopped road will split the habitat, the edges along the road will degrade the forest.
Madhogarh Fort in Mahendergarh.(HT Photo)
Madhogarh Fort in Mahendergarh.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 25, 2018 04:34 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByPrerna Bindra

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

Plan to control urbanisation in Sultanpur park

Eight years after the ministry of environment and forests declared a 5-km zone around the Sultanpur National Park ecologically sensitive, the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority has said it will prepare a Zonal Master Plan to regulate development activities in the biodiversity-rich area.
The Sultanpur National Park is a hot spot for birdwatchers in the National Capital Region, but in recent years it has come under pressure from urban expansion, causing degradation of the local ecology.(HT File Photo)
The Sultanpur National Park is a hot spot for birdwatchers in the National Capital Region, but in recent years it has come under pressure from urban expansion, causing degradation of the local ecology.(HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 11, 2018 04:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByPrayag Arora-Desai

Migratory birds arrive in Haryana from Europe, Central Asia before onset of winter

At locations such as Sultanpur National Park, Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary, Dighal, and Basai, birders have spotted European Roller, Rosy Starling, Western Crowned Warbler and White-eyed Buzzards.
European roller(VIKRAM BATRA)
European roller(VIKRAM BATRA)
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 10:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByLeena Dhankhar, Gurugram

Stork with ring wrapped around beak rescued after five-day hunt

Two birdwatchers managed to capture the bird after chasing it for over four kilometres in the vicinity of Najafgarh lake. It had been unable to eat due to the plastic ornament on its beak.
The male black-necked stork is currently recuperating at the Sultanpur National Park.(HT Photo)
The male black-necked stork is currently recuperating at the Sultanpur National Park.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 13, 2018 04:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByLeena Dhankhar

Gurgaon: Injured ruddy shelduck rescued from Najafgarh Lake

Officials at Najafgarh Lake had spotted an injured duck that was being chased by stray dogs. The duck had injured its right wing and right leg, and was limping.
The bird had injured itself after it got stuck in the wire near Najafgarh Lake on Wednesday night.
The bird had injured itself after it got stuck in the wire near Najafgarh Lake on Wednesday night.
Updated on Apr 05, 2018 09:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByLeena Dhankhar, Gurgaon

Gurgaon: Asian civet cat rescued, undergoing treatment

Doctor with the forest department said they would bring the two-year-old mammal to Gurgaon on Wednesday and release her in the Aravalli hills once she recovered
The Gurgaon wildlife department team rescued a two-year-old Asian civet cat from Gadoli village on Sunday.
The Gurgaon wildlife department team rescued a two-year-old Asian civet cat from Gadoli village on Sunday.
Published on Apr 04, 2018 06:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByLeena Dhankhar, Gurgaon

Gurgaon: Sampling for avian flu starts in Sultanpur National Park

Project aims to study emergence and recurrence of respiratory diseases in poultry; this poses major threat to animal and public health worldwide
Doctors collect swabs from birds at the Bhindawas bird sanctuary in Jhajjar, one of the two places in Haryana from where samples will be collected over three years for surveillance of AI virus.
Doctors collect swabs from birds at the Bhindawas bird sanctuary in Jhajjar, one of the two places in Haryana from where samples will be collected over three years for surveillance of AI virus.
Published on Apr 01, 2018 11:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByLeena Dhankhar, Gurgaon

Rescued pneumonic python recovers, but still kept in quarantine as precautionary measure

The decision was taken as this is a serious disease in snakes and may cause death if not treated timely. It is also contagious, so the infected reptiles have to be isolated from others.
The 14-year-old male python has recovered but since pneumonia is highly contagious in reptiles, he will be kept at the Rohtak Zoo for another month before he is released in the wild.
The 14-year-old male python has recovered but since pneumonia is highly contagious in reptiles, he will be kept at the Rohtak Zoo for another month before he is released in the wild.
Published on Apr 01, 2018 11:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByLeena Dhankhar, Gurgaon
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