Lesser white-fronted goose, an endangered migratory bird from Scandinavia and Arctic Russia, has been recorded for the first time in the region.

With over one lakh migratory birds already flocking Pong Dam wetland in Kangra district, the state wildlife department is going to hold an annual two-day counting of birds on January 29 and 30 in w

Himachal Pradesh’s wildlife department has successfully tracked its radio-collared birds to Mongolia, the Caspian Sea, Bangladesh and Siberia, marking a major breakthrough in its pilot project to s

A two-day marathon exercise to count the migratory birds descending on the wetlands of Pong Dam lake near here will commence on Monday.

The annual census of migratory and local birds at Maharana Pratap Sagar (an artificial lake) takes place towards the end of January and beginning of February every year to note the trend of arrival of migratory birds from Siberia and South Asian countries.

Shimla: The government will spend Rs 10.39 crore on creating various infrastructure facilities at the Pong Dam lake in the first phase under the Asian Development Bank-funded Infrastructure Development Investment Programme for Tourism.

Director of Tourism Arun Sharma said his department would also promote community-based tourism activities for generating employment avenues for the local people

Hamirpur: Officials of the state wildlife department have spotted a new migratory bird named pied avocet in the famous Pong Dam wetlands this season, for the first time.

Wildlife scientists and officials had been using GPS to track wildlife
Himachal Pradesh