In Phase-1, Corbett bird survey finds 350 species | India News – Times of India

NAINITAL: The first phase of the Corbett Tiger Reserve’s (CTR’s) first-ever bird survey has documented over 350 species spread across the region. The three-day first phase which concluded this week has identified 11 types of woodpeckers along with five species of barbets and five types of parakeet, among many other species of birds. It is … Read more

Ahead of Diwali, Corbett cancels leaves to check poaching of owls | India News – Times of India

NAINITAL: In the wake of Uttarakhand forest department sounding a red alert to protect owls from poaching ahead of Diwali, the Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) has now cancelled holidays of its field staff till November 15 and increased patrolling at the reserve, especially at night. “The poaching of owls is at its highest during Diwali … Read more