Migratory birds have long captivated the human imagination with their awe-inspiring journeys across vast distances. How these birds navigate and find their way back to their breeding grounds with such precision has remained a mystery for centuries. However, recent research ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2023
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha has seen an increase in its bird population this year, according to the Odisha forest department. The staff counted a total of 1,39,959 birds in the park, compared to 1,38,107 last year. While the ..
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
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 ..
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 ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
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 ..