TN Police seize exotic birds used by Circus company without permit in Coimbatore

Coimbatore police took into custody two exotic birds from a Circus company as the company did not have a permit from Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI).

Chennai, July 26 (BPNS) Coimbatore police took into custody two exotic birds from a Circus company as the company did not have a permit from Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI). The exotic birds, two yellow-crested cockatoos, were sent to the WVS International Training Centre in the Nilgiris for rehabilitation. The race course police in […]

Coimbatore city bird atlas to be completed in a month

The Coimbatore City Bird Atlas survey conducted in urban areas of Coimbatore since the past three years will be completed in a months time.

Chennai, July 10 (BPNS) The Coimbatore City Bird Atlas survey conducted in urban areas of Coimbatore since the past three years will be completed in a months time. The survey was taken up by bird enthusiasts and bird watchers and was the second such massive survey after the survey in Mysore. According to bird watchers […]

TN constitutes State Bird Authority to monitor bird sanctuaries in state

Tamil Nadu has constituted a State Bird Authority to monitor its 17 bird sanctuaries including the 14 Ramsar sites

Chennai, June 26 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu has constituted a State Bird Authority to monitor its 17 bird sanctuaries including the 14 Ramsar sites. The authority will have representatives drawn from Forests, Revenue and Disaster Management, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Public Works, and Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation. Additional Chief Secretary, Environment, Climate Change and […]

Vulture census  to enumerate total number of the bird in South India

The Vulture census conducted jointly in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka will give an exact number of the Vultures in South India.

Chennai, Feb 26 (BPNS) The Vulture census conducted jointly in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka will give an exact number of the Vultures in South India. The census is being conducted by 30 teams with five members in each team consisting of two from the forest department, two students pursuing wildlife biology, and one volunteer. […]

Migratory birds flock in Vaigai river: TN bird lovers want govt to prevent polluting river

With a huge presence of migratory birds reaching Vaigai river in the Madurai district of Tamil Nadu, environmentalists and bird watchers have urged the Madurai district administration and Tamil Nadu government to prevent people from polluting the river by throwing sewage waste and plastic waste into the river.

Chennai, Feb 13 (BPNS) With a huge presence of migratory birds reaching Vaigai river in the Madurai district of Tamil Nadu, environmentalists and bird watchers have urged the Madurai district administration and Tamil Nadu government to prevent people from polluting the river by throwing sewage waste and plastic waste into the river. Sankaran Suryanarayanan, an […]

Fall in arrival of migratory birds in TN sanctury :Bird watchers worried

Bird watchers in Tamil Nadu are worried over the fall in the arrival of migratory birds in Kunthankulam bird sanctuary in Nanguneri taluk of Tirunelveli district of the state.

Chennai, Feb 11 (BPNS) Bird watchers in Tamil Nadu are worried over the fall in the arrival of migratory birds in Kunthankulam bird sanctuary in Nanguneri taluk of Tirunelveli district of the state. R. Saravanan, an avid bird watcher and photographer from Coimbatore, who visited the Kunthankulam bird sanctuary said that the number of migratory […]

TN forest dept for Synchronized Vulture survey

The Tamil Nadu forest department has sought the support of Kerala and Karnataka forest departments for a synchronized vulture survey to be held in March.

Chennai, Feb 1 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu forest department has sought the support of Kerala and Karnataka forest departments for a synchronized vulture survey to be held in March. The forest department of Tamil Nadu has planned a survey of vultures after a few numbers were spotted at Madhumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in Nilgiris which […]

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 […]