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‘World Migratory Bird Day 2022’

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is marked twice a year on the second Saturday in May and the second Saturday in October. When is World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) celebrated in 2022? In 2022, World Migratory Bird Day is on May 14th and October 18th. What is the objective of the World Migratory Bird Day ..

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Two New Ramsar sites

The Government of India recently added two new Ramsar sites. The sites were added on the World Wetlands Day. The World Wetlands Day is celebrated on February 2 all over the world. The day spreads the importance of wetlands. It is celebrated on February 2 because the Ramsar Convention was held on February 2, 1971 ..

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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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‘Latham’s Snipe’ Migratory Bird

Latham’s Snipe shorebird fly non-stop from Japan to Australia twice in a year. The bird takes five days to cover the distance of thousands of kilometres of ocean for their survival. Highlights The migratory shorebird is similar in size to a blackbird. It completes the gruelling migration to warmer climes and prepare itself for its ..

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Cranes return to Ireland after 300 years

The Cranes that have been a part of Irish folklore (traditional stories and beliefs) were recently spotted in Ireland. The birds were spotted in the country during their breeding season after three hundred years. About the Cranes The Cranes were extinct in Ireland in 1700. This was mainly due to the destruction of their habitats. ..

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World Migratory Bird Day: May 8

Every year, the World Migratory Day is celebrated on second Saturday of May and October. This year, it is celebrated on May 8th. The previous World Migratory Bird Day was celebrated on October 10th. The main objective of celebrating the World Migratory Day is to increase awareness of migratory birds and their importance in international ..

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