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Top Ten Bird Watching Sites in Delhi

Top Ten Bird Watching Sites in Delhi

Green Living
The National Capital Territory of Delhi, with its wetlands and sprawling green cover attracts a wide variety of our winged friends every year. This makes the NCT of Delhi a birdwatcher's paradise. Surprisingly, Delhi is the world's second most bird diversity-rich city, after Nairobi. Over 460 species of birds have been recorded in Delhi so far. If you are an avid birder or a nature lover, then grab your binoculars and/or camera and head out to these ten enticing locations. 1. Yamuna Biodiversity Park Located near Wazirabad Village, the Yamuna Biodiversity Park (YBP) is located on the alluvial plains of River Yamuna in North Delhi. The site is a nature conservation site for native plants which are otherwise becoming locally extinct in Delhi. The park has 457 acres of grasslands, ri...
Invitation: Big Bird Day this Sunday

Invitation: Big Bird Day this Sunday

Events
Delhi Bird is organizing the Big Bird Day on February 22nd, 2009 (Sunday) Big Bird Day is an annual event of one of the most active bird watching community in the country. It’s the day when we celebrate the rich birdlife that enlivens our city and the surrounding areas while simultaneously spreading a conservation message. Like every year, at least 10 or more teams will start birding at different places around Delhi and then carry on to any other place at a pace and rhythm that suits each team. Jointly, by the end of the day, we would try to watch as many species as possible within and around Delhi. At day's end, we would tabulate the list of each team and arrive at the total number of species collectively seen during the day. In 2006 the count was 236, and 2007 total was 188. The p
48c Public.Art.Ecology Schedule for 14 December, 2008

48c Public.Art.Ecology Schedule for 14 December, 2008

Events
48c Public.Art.Ecology 0700 am: Bird Walk in the Kamla Nehru (North Delhi) Ridge, Led by Ranjit Lal (Author of the Birds of Delhi) 0830 hours: Cycling Rally by the Delhi Cycling Club, starting from Jantar Mantar 1500 hours: Performance by DA MOTUS, at Roshanara Bagh 1600 hours: Talk by Mary Miss (Artist) and Akshay Kaul (Landscape Architect) on Medicinal Plants at Roshanara Bagh Hope to see you all there. For more information, please contact: Govind Singh Delhi Greens 98111 47754

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