On Saturday, 9 May 2020, people around the world will celebrate World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) – a global campaign dedicated to raising awareness of migratory birds and the need for international cooperation to conserve them. This year the theme of World Migratory Bird Day is “Birds Connect Our World” and was chosen to highlight the importance of conserving and restoring the ecological connectivity and integrity of ecosystems that support the natural cycles that are essential for the survival and well-being of migratory birds.

India’s proposal to include Great Indian Bustard, Asian Elephant and Bengal Florican in Appendix I of UN Convention on migratory species was unanimously accepted today at the ongoing thirteenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) in Gandhinagar.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item Published in “Hindustan Times” Authored by Rakesh Goswami Titled Sambhar’s ecology among worst: Report dated 20/11/2019 regarding migratory birds dying in large numbers in Sambhar lake, Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Center for Wildlife and Environmental Litigation Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/07/2019 regarding shifting of ammunition dump of the Army operating in forest area at Raiwala, Uttarakhand to another suitable site for restoration of Chila-Motichur Elephant Corridor.

KURUKSHETRA: The arrival of migratory birds during autumn in northern plains of India is an important natural process and provides a golden opportunity for the bird-watchers and wildlife lovers.

The Central Asian Flyway (CAF), one among the nine flyways in the world, encompasses overlapping migration routes over 30 countries for different waterbirds linking their northern most breeding grounds in Russia (Siberia) to the southernmost non-breeding (wintering) grounds in West and South Asia, the Maldives and the British Indian Ocean Territ

India has some of the largest roosting sites of this migratory species.

Experts stress on need to create awareness of birds among students and public

NAVI MUMBAI: After more than a decade of sharp fall in the number of bird species, the Karnala Sanctuary has this year seen a 100% rise compared to 2017.

NCR has recorded a drop in overall bird species on the Big Bird Day recently — an annual birding event across the region where birders set out to record different species with 238 species counted t

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