Rushikulya Rookery Current Affairs, GK & News

Olive Ridley Turtles stay away from Rushikulya river

The Olive Ridley Turtles in 2021 are staying away from the Rushikulya river. Millions of Olive Ridley turtle nest near the mouth of Rushikulya river. The nesting time of Olive Ridley turtles is between January and May. This year, they are  yet to begin their nesting. In 2020, they began nesting in March. The turtle ..

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Rushikulya Rookery and Olive Ridley Turtles

The Rushikulya rookery in Odisha is set to welcome and protect the Olive Ridley turtles during the upcoming mass nesting season. Where is the Rushikulya Rookery located? The Ruskikulya Rookery is located in Odisha. The rookery is situated on the Rushikulya Beach in Ganjam district. The coast of Odisha is the largest mass nesting site ..

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Bahuda Rookery: Another Olive Ridley Nesting Site in Odisha

Gahirmatha marine sanctuary and Rushikulya rookery coast in Ganjam district are main Olive Ridley Nesting sites in Odisha. Of these sites, Gahirmatha marine sanctuary is largest rookery (mass nesting site) of Olive Ridley turtles. Odisha is home to 50% of the total world’s population of Olive Ridleys and about 90% of Indian population of sea ..

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