Local bird-lovers are rejoicing this season as the year has recorded the highest number of winter migratory bird specie ever sighted in Maharashtra. Around 957 Demoiselle cranes, popularly known as ‘Kraunch’ in Marathi, have been spotted near Daryapur ... Economic Times, 4 weeks ago
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RAJKOT: Yet another instance of poaching of Spoon Bills and Demoiselle Cranes has come to light from Mangrol in Junagadh district. Police seized a four-wheeler containing the carcasses of 24 Demoiselle Cranes and two Spoon Bills on Sunday morning ...Times of India, 1 month ago
Cranes are large birds with a length ranging from 90 centimeters (demoiselle crane) to 176 centimeters (sarus crane). These long-legged and streamlined birds fly with their necks outstretched and legs extended beyond the tail. Most species ...Shanghai Daily, 1 month ago
The bird has not been seen in the area for about two years; experts claim this is due to changing crop patterns. After a break of two years, the Demoiselle Crane is back in Bhigwan, with locals having spotted around 15 to 20 of the birds in recent ...Pune Mirror, 1 month ago
VADODARA: A bird census conducted recently at Wadhwana lake in Dabhoi revealed that about 110 species of birds visited the water body this winter. The census carried out by forest department also recorded presence of 36,000 birds in and around the ...Times of India, 4 weeks ago
They were once reported to fly over Mount Everest itself, almost 9 kilometres up. Now it turns out that bar-headed geese are a bit more level-headed about how they make their gruelling trip each year from Mongolia to spend winters in warmer India.New Scientist, 1 month ago
An off-roading venture on the fringes of the great Indian desert Ahtushi Local women on their way to work Ahtushi A flock of Demoiselle cranes Ahtushi Caught on camera — the elusive black buck Ahtushi Millet rotis being prepared in ...Outlook Traveller, 1 month ago
SURAT: There is some good news for the birdwatchers. Nature Club Surat, a city-based NGO, working for environment education and animal welfare has decided to develop and conserve the city's only accessible wetland Gavier Lake on the Surat-Dumas ...Times of India, 2 months ago
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