buy Gabapentin online cod In a conservation effort to monitor seasonal fluctuations in birds’ movements, the ringing of oriental darters has been taken up in the Keoladeo National Park after a gap of 22 years.
- Classified as “near-threatened” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
- Water bird of tropical South Asia
- Taxonomically named as Anhinga melanogaster
- Has a long and slender neck which looks like a snake when it swims and dives into water to catch a fish
- Sharp and long beak is helpful in puncturing the fish which it brings out of water to toss it up in air and swallow it
- Hunts for fish while its body is submerged in the water.
- Availability of fish of the same size for a longer period causes the bird to stay at one lake.
- Found perched on a rock or a tree branch for drying its wettable feathers.
ABOUT KEOLADEO NATIONAL PARK
- Also called as Bharatpur bird sanctuary
- Located in Bharatpur district, the eastern part of Rajasthan.
- Spread over nearly 30 sq.km which comprises many artificial and seasonal lagoons.
- Attracts several migratory birds that make the region their breeding and wintering grounds.
- UNESCO World Heritage and also a Ramsar site.
- The Siberian crane is one of the rare species that was spotted here till about the turn of the century.
- Habitat for nearly 365 species of birds, including raptors and waterfowls.
- Animal such as Jackals, Sambar, Nilgai, wild cats, hyenas, wild boar, porcupine and mongoose can be found in the region.