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Wildlife Conservation and Birds Club of Ladakh conducts Great Backyard Bird count exercise

The Great Backyard Bird count exercise was recently carried out by the Wildlife Conservation and Birds Club of Ladakh. During the exercise, two new bird species namely ‘Red Throated Thrush and Plumbeous Water Redstart’ have been found for the first time in Ladakh Region. Bird and wildlife experts have counted and recorded a total of ..

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‘State of India’s Birds Report 2020’ released during CMS COP13

The ‘State of India’s Birds Report 2020’ was recently released during the 13th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP 13). As per the report, 79 per cent of Indian species of birds declined in population while the number of Indian pea fowls has significantly increased. ..

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Barn swallows’ role mosquito control

Barn swallow is a bird belonging to the sparrow family called Passerines. They are known for ‘wintering’ in India. Wintering is when they migrate to more tropical areas from their traditional breeding grounds during the colder winter months. They usually arrive in the southern states by August. They are noted for being air borne insectivores. ..

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