TN Bird sanctuary receives migratory birds in large numbers

Chennai, Nov 15 (BPNS) One of the oldest bird sanctuary in the country Vedathangal bird sanctuary in Tamil Nadu is now buzz with the humming sound of migratory birds. According to bird watchers around 5000 migratory birds have arrived in Vedathangal sanctuary. Suralirajan. M.R., an avid birdwatcher while speaking to BPNS said, “It’s a treat […]

Tree felling video left many with a heavy heart

Thiruvananthapuram, September 2 (BPNS) The inhuman act of some as part of a road widening project in Kerala’s Malappuram district left many with a heavy heart. The video of the incident, in which an operator of an earth mover felled a tree that was home to scores of birds, resulting in the killing of birds, […]

Migratory birds flocking to Point Calimere before monsoon

Chennai, Aug 24 (BPNS) Environmentalists and bird watchers are enthused at the presence of migratory birds flocking to Point Calimere before the monsoon season. The arrival of birds in large numbers at the Point Calimere is, according to environmentalists the abundance of water. It is to be noted that Point Calimere in Nagapattinam is spread […]

TN forest department to conduct bird census on January 28, 29

Chennai, Jan 25 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu forest department is to conduct a bird census on January 28 and 29 in coordination with Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) and technical support from Universal Eco Foundation and Indigenous Biodiversity Foundation (IBF), a non–profit organization. The census will be carried out by a 50 member team of volunteers […]