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    Migratory Birds Names In Pakistan Face

  • Migratory birds flock to Pakistan as lockdowns keep poachers at bay

    KARACHI: Migratory birds have flocked to the wetlands of Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh in greater numbers this year, and officials and observers link the increase to coronavirus lockdown measures that have kept hunters and bird catchers away...

    Pakistan, which has recorded over 187,000 cases and 3,700 deaths related to the virus, lifted a month-long country-wide lockdown last month...

  • Migratory birds begin returning to native abodes

    ISLAMABAD: The migratory birds from Siberia and European countries have begun returning to their native abodes after spending winter in several parts of Pakistan...

    The birds, after flying across Russia and Afghanistan in December, land in lakes and riverbeds of Pakistan and India...

  • Prime Minister approves fund for protection of migratory birds

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday approved a special fund aimed at boosting the habitats of migratory birds, particularly the endangered Houbara bustard...

    "The Migratory Birds Endowment Fund (MBEF) will be established in order to help conservation of habitats of migratory birds including the endangered Houbara bustard," said the statement released by the Prime Minister's Office in Islamabad...

  • Migratory birds flock to dams in Kohat

    KOHAT: The Siberian birds have swarmed the dams and lakes of Kohat district presenting a variety of migratory ducks to the hunters with the start of winter...

    Great competition is witnessed during hunting and everybody wants to take preference over partners by taking more birds in a single shot...

  • WWF asks govt to resume winter survey of migratory birds

    ISLAMABAD: While this year’s monsoon rains bring hope for migratory bird species in Pakistan, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on Saturday urged for efforts to curb their illegal trade and hunting, warning they may cause irreparable damage to the environment...

    On this year’s World Migratory Bird Day, marked on Oct 10, WWF-Pakistan has asked the federal government to resume the Annual Winter Fowl Survey, which was conducted every year in...

  • Number of birds migrating from Siberia to Pakistan declines

    ISLAMABAD: The number of birds migrating from Siberia, which add colours to the wetlands of Pakistan, has declined drastically in recent years...

    Extreme weather in Russia forces many precious species of birds to leave their home in search of moderate weather which they find in India, but on their way they make stopovers at different lakes and water reservoirs in Pakistan, including Tanda Dam (Kohat) and Haleji, Keenjhar and Lungsee...

  • Poachers held for netting pricey birds

    The birds being used for the falcon netting such as pigeons and doves were released in the wild on the direction of the additional magistrate of Rajanpur...

    Mr Sukhera said that both parties were caught red-handed when they had mapped out nets to catch birds...

  • Wintering birds, lurking death

    SIALKOT: It is a sight to see: flocks of wintering birds are landing and flying in and around the lush green fields and riverside areas of the bordering villages of Sialkot along the Working Boundary...

    Areas along the rivers Chenab, Tavi and Jammu along the border are a natural habitat of hog deer, nilgai, and wintering birds from Serbia...

  • Saving the dying birds with the lens

    Chirping birds, their colourful wings and free flights have always been a cheerful sight on the horizon of Jahanian until the few years; these scenes inspired Tariq Hameed Sulemani to pick a camera and shoot such scenes...

    With 12 solo shows, in various countries, including the UK, Sweden, the US, Czech Republic, Oman and a couple of shows in Pakistan to his credit, Mr Sulemani has been practising photography for more than a...

  • Evidence of one of world’s rarest birds found in Australia

    SYDNEY: A feather from one of the most elusive birds in the world has been found in South Australia, the first proof in more than a century that it lives there, wildlife experts said on Thursday...

    In 2012, the Smithsonian Magazine rated it at number one among the world’s five most mysterious birds...

  • Capturing birds on canvas

    Watching birds in the suburbs of Islamabad with her father is one of the richest memories of her childhood...

    Born to a scientist with special interest in biodiversity, Huma Wasiq started illustrating birds with her father at a tender age...

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