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Silent Valley Bird Survey
A recent bird survey conducted at Silent Valley National Park in Kerala identified a total of 175 species, with 17 of those being newly recorded. The survey, which took place on December 27-29, marked the 30th anniversary of the first bird survey at Silent Valley. Despite the COVID-19 restrictions, a team of 30 birders and ..
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2023
Category: Environment Current Affairs • States Current Affairs
Topics: bird species • bird survey • Black bulbul • Indian swiftlet • Indian white-eye • Silent Valley National Park
The bar-headed geese were spotted at Rushikulya in Odisha’s Ganjam. About bar-headed goose The bar-headed goose (Anser indicus) is considered to be one of the world’s highest-flying birds. Native to Central Asia, this species is capable of flying through the passes of high mountains at an altitude of 12,000 to 14,000 feet. It spends the ..
Month: Current Affairs - December, 2022
Category: Environment Current Affairs • Places in News Current Affairs
Topics: Bird migration • bird species • Central Asia • Eastern Ghats • Himalayas • Odisha • Rushikulya River
Three-branded Rosefinch: New bird species in India
A team of scientists from the Bombay Natural History Society recorded a new species of bird. It has been identified as the three banded Rosefinch. The new bird species was identified while exploring the high-altitude coniferous forests of Arunachal Pradesh. Three branded Rosefinch The three branded Rosefinch is a resident of southern China and a ..
Month: Current Affairs - April, 2021
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Arunachal Pradesh • Bhutan • bird species • bombay natural history society • China • CMS COP 13 • Conservation of Migratory Species • migratory birds • New Species • Rosefinch