Category Archives: Birds
A lyrebird is either of two species of ground-dwelling Australian birds, that form the genus, Menura, and the family Menuridae. They are most notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment.
Indian black ringneck Parrot: Indian black ringneck has a hooked beak, long tail and is more slender in size compared to most parrots. Indian black ringneck is about 16 inches in length, including tail, and has a stealthy appearance. Photograph by: Dr Vinod Kumar, Dehradun
Indian Owl: Indian Owl at Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India. Photograph by: Dr Vinod Kumar, Dehradun
Migratory Birds at Asan Barrage Uttarakhand: Greylag Goose is the largest and bulkiest of the wild geese native to the UK and Europe. Largest numbers of recoveries are from Greylag Geese ringed in Denmark, Britain and Sweden. In November, the Greylag Goose from areas north of the Caspian Sea and in western Siberia move south to
Sparrows: Sparrows (Goraya) were once abundant in the city spaces and rural markets in India. But rising concrete jungles, increasing pollution and now, mobile phone towers are causing them to disappear from the Indian landscape. Goraya is now announced a state bird of Delhi on 6 Oct 2012. The first World Sparrow Day was celebrated