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Birds Avoiding Bhopal

Written by Rezwan On 31 January 2014 @ 21:32 pm | No Comments

In English, Environment, India, Quick Reads, South Asia

Bhopal, the capital of the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, lies in the North-South corridor of the migratory path of birds coming from Northern Asia, Russia, Afghanistan, China, Mongolia etc. Blogger Proloy Bagchi [1] reports that several species of migratory birds which used to congregate in and around the Bhojtal [2] (former Upper Lake) in Bhopal in large numbers, apparently, have avoided this city this winter. Two reasons cited by bird-watchers for the absence of the birds are: 1) human disturbance and 2) pollution in the Lake waters.

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[1] Proloy Bagchi: http://bagchiblog.blogspot.com/2014/01/birds-abandoning-bhopal.html

[2] Bhojtal: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upper_Lake,_Bhopal

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