Wind turbines kill birds of prey in Western Ghats
Farms producing the clean energy are acting as apex predators in the foodchain by killing predatory birds, which is increasing the …
How Google images helped us pin down the diet of Africa’s largest eagle
Declines in Martial eagles have been so steep that this species is now considered vulnerable to extinction
Is climate change causing cannibalism among seagulls?
Seagulls are eating their own eggs as fish—their primary diet—move deeper into seas due to rising temperature
In pictures: Black kites of the national capital
Down To Earth photographer Vikas Choudhary captures the birds of prey in Delhi
Patterns in the sky
It is that time of the year again when starlings roam the skies in huge swarms that form distinct patterns. Down To Earth tells you more about …
The kite flying tradition enjoyed by many in India takes its toll on predatory birds known by the same name.
How COVID lockdowns triggered changes in peregrine falcon diets
Urban pest control needs rethinking; pigeons contribute to the success of apex predators like the peregrine falcon
Report at migratory species CoP flags rapid decline in India’s raptor population
State of India’s birds evaluated status of 867 species, using data from birdwatchers