Over 400 parrots were left homeless after an old banyan tree fell in heavy rains that lashed Sevalia village in Kheda district of Central Gujarat on Wednesday night. Over 60 of them died on the spot, 115 were injured and 250 others were rescued and freed on Thursday morning by officials of the state forest department and an NGO.
Entries in Psittacula krameri - Ring-necked Parakeet (52)
A City wildlife team gears up with exciting plans to identify trees for creating habitats and ensuring that the joy of watching parakeets fly will be preserved for coming generations
A census of rose-ringed parakeets using an internationally acclaimed method (box field method) found 10, 500 of the birds in and around Orion Mall, Rajajinagar. Similar hubs are said to have been found at Banashankari, Vidyapeeta Circle and near Binny Mills according to callers, who have been responding to the report Celeb status for city's parakeets,'on March 16 in Bangalore Mirror.
The area falls in Valmiki Nagar Tiger Reserve (VTR) under Madanpur police station area in Bihar's West Champaran district, a forest officer said.
The forest guards and district policemen intercepted a bus in the VTR and nabbed two persons Md. Akbar Siddique alias Bholu and Md. Sayeed, residents of Patna and West Champaran districts respectively, Madanpur forest area ranger Sadan Kumar said.