Category Archives: Know thy animal

Migratory birds in Karnataka

Migratory birds from Eurasian countries are flocking to the southern parts of the State for their annual winter sojourn. Their numbers are set to peak in the coming weeks.

Great Indian hornbill

Scientific name: Buceros bicornis Conservation status: IUCN – Near threatened It is listed in Appendix I of CITES.

Chinkaras

Scientific name: Gazella bennetti About the animal Indian Gazelles are called shy animals as they always act themselves as an alert nature and usually it roams alone in the wild […]

Leopard

Scientific name- Panthera pardus fusca International Union for Conservation of Nature classification: Near threatened Estimated population in India: 12,000 to 14,000