Flamingo Current Affairs, GK & News

Chilika Lake Annual survey

The Chilika Development Authority recently held the annual survey at the Chilika lake recently. The survey was all about the flora and fauna in the lake. According to the survey, the lake has more than 33% of sea grass area of the country. Sea grass is under water plants. They live in or close to ..

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Chilika Water Bird Status Survey – 2022

The Odisha Wildlife Organization recently conducted a bird census in the Chilika lake. The organization was joined by Chilika Development Authority and Bombay Natural History Society. About the survey Chilika is the largest brackish water lake. Birds come to the lake to spend their winter. Around 106 personnel were deployed in the survey. This included ..

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Area around Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary notified as ESZ

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently notified 48.32 square kilo metres around Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary as the Eco Sensitive Zone. Eco Sensitive Zones act as a buffer zone for protected areas. They reduce development pressures around national park or wildlife sanctuary. Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary It is home to twelve mangrove ..

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Maharashtra government declares Thane creek area as 'Flamingo Sanctuary'

Maharashtra government has declared the area along Thane Creek as Flamingo Sanctuary. In this regard State Revenue and Forest Department has issued notification to declare northern part of the creek as a wildlife sanctuary as per provisions of Section 18 of the Wildlife (Protection Act), 1972. It should be noted that this Sanctuary is Maharashtra’s second ..

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