International Vulture Awareness Day: What is the status of Indian vultures?
The legacy of diclofenac continues to cast a shadow over India’s vultures. However, efforts are being taken to revive populations&…
Grey hypocolius seen for the first time in the Thar
Found in North Africa and West Asia, the bird was photographed in two locations in Rajasthan
For the first time, Delhi govt plans to start bird hospitals
The proposal is part of the Animal Health and Welfare Policy 2018, recently discussed in a government meeting
Good that Rajinikanth’s 2.0 talks of birds and cellphones but we need more studies: Experts
Do birds disappear due to electromagnetic radiation caused by mobile phones? Ornithologists think the issue needs more research
'We could discover new bird species in the eastern Himalayas'
Trevor Price has been studying birds in India since 1972, investigating breeding biology and bird distributions, especially in the Himalayas. He …
'The Sarus appears to be altering its nesting behaviour due to climate change'
K S Gopi Sundar, a well-known expert on cranes, recently conducted a study on how climate change and cropping patterns affect the nesting cycles …
Could plastic spill in the North Sea have been behind deaths of 20,000 seabirds?
The birds, called guillemots have been washing up on the Dutch shore in the aftermath of containers spilling from a ship passing through the area
Water birds on the rise, but it is not all good news
Expert speaks to Down To Earth on the findings of Day 1 of the Asia Water bird Census
Despondent in captivity
It has been two-and-a-half decades since the Central Zoo Authority was set up to improve the lot of zoo inhabitants. Then why are animals still …
Nano technology enables scientists to study migrations of Pied Cuckoo
The project is the first to study the species, which is closely linked to the arrival of the south west monsoon in India