Once sighted in the thousands, the Blue-tailed bee-eater is a sparsely spotted bird these days.

Acting Secretary, Agriculture and Rural Development of the FCT, Dr. Musa A.

This study investigates how noise reduction (road closure) mitigates the effect of traffic noise on the acoustic communication of the Eastern wood pewee (Contopus virens) (EAWP), a suboscine passerine. Songs were passively recorded at sites where the traffic pattern of the nearest road was either relatively constant or reduced on a weekly basis during a 36 h road closure.

Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) populations have undergone significant declines at core nonbreeding sites in northeastern South America. Breeding populations have also declined in the eastern North American Arctic, but appear to be stable or increasing in the central and western Arctic.

For the first time in 24 years, this report comprehensively summarizes the status — population size and population trends — of Antarctica’s five penguin species, continent-wide and in key regions. These species total at least 5.7 million breeding pairs nesting at 660 or more sites across the entire Antarctic continent.

“Mindless urbanisation” leading to a loss of the birds’ natural habitats, says Mohammed Dilawar.

JAISALMER: The Census on Schedule I species, including Godawan (Great Indian Bustard), began on Sunday at the Desert National Park (DNP) and other areas of Barmer, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur.

South African power utility, Eskom, states that its partnership with the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) has finally yielded results following three years of research.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Dileep B.Nevatia V/s Union of India & Others dated 01/03/2017 regarding CRZ clearance to Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link (MTHL) project across Mumbai Harbour.

Only surviving issue is the compliance of the directions to the MoEF to consider the issue relating to applicability of Environmental Regulation, 2006, effect on mangroves, flamingos and mudflats, besides other impacts while dealing with the application for CRZ clearance afresh.

Onset of early summer has triggered early return of migratory birds from the region.

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