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From ‘Surkhab ke par lagna’ to ‘Seenkhpar’ how local names of waterbirds mesmerized generations

When I was a child, I used to find the long geometric patterns produced by migratory birds flying in the sky mesmerizing. The cluster of […]

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Maiden Waterbird Census at Gobind Sagar Lake records 41 species

     A two-day event was conducted by Wetlands International South Asia and the Bombay Natural History Society on February 4 and 5, 2023, as […]

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My first Bird Watching experience at Dhanauri Wetland

On a misty January morning, I started my journey from Delhi to Greater Noida accompanied by my fellow birders to participate in the Asian Waterbird […]

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Join us for the Asian Waterbird Census 2023

The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) is part of the global International Waterbird Census (IWC). This citizen-science programme is supporting conservation and management of wetlands and […]

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Asian Waterbird Census 2022

The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) is part of the global International Waterbird Census (IWC) initiative. Like every year, the census includes mobilization of volunteers and […]

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Summary Report on Asian Waterbird Census 2022 released marking World Biodiversity Day

“Summary Report on Asian Waterbird Census 2022: Results of Mid-winter Count by Biodiversity Management Committees and Asian Waterbird Census Network” was launched by Shri. Bhupender […]

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Restore Dark Nights: Clarion Call of the Winged Wayfarers

One taxonomic class that have been a component of fables, folklores and stories world over is that of migratory birds. These winged visitors have been […]

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Asian Waterbird Census network joined hands with the National Biodiversity Authority to foster waterbird monitoring in India

A virtual training programme on Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) for representatives of State Biodiversity Boards (SBBs) and Union Territory Biodiversity Councils (UTBCs) was organized by […]

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Join us for the Asian Waterbird Census 2022!

The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) is part of the global International Waterbird Census (IWC). This citizen-science programme is supporting conservation and management of wetlands and waterbirds worldwide. […]

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Avian Influenza in 2021 – Join the discussion!

A webinar titled, “Avian Influenza in 2021: What we know and what needs to be done”, is being organised on 12 February 2021 from 17:00-18:30 […]