River pollution, dying wetlands halve migratory bird numbers this winter

The number of migratory birds flocking Bareilly this winter has reduced by nearly 50%, according to a recent survey conducted by a city NGO. Experts say change in weather conditions, pollution in river and insufficient water in wetlands are to blame.

The Times of India

Last updated on 05 January 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
India
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Species group: 
Birds