Picture Postcards – Butterflies Of India – By India Post

Picture Postcards – Butterflies Of India – By India Post

As part of the International Biodiversity decade 2011-2020, India Post North Karnataka Region has released a set of 48 Picture Postcards titled Butterflies of India.

Price: Rs200

Contributed By:- Mr Suresh Rao, Bangalore

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Picture Post Cards – Migratory Avifauna of Chilika

Picture Post Cards – Migratory Avifauna of Chilika

Issued By:-EIPA

Contributed by :- Mr S Biswas , Rewari

Large Egret:- Popularlrly known as Grey Heron, These are nomadic birds.

Whiskered Tern:- Blue rock pigeon. The commonest tern species seen in large flocks close to fishing nets and boats.

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Brhminy Kite:- A common resident raptor fond more in numbers in Nalabana and Parikud of Chilka lakes.

White Billed Sea Eagle:-Black kite. Found mostly in Sea coasts, lagoons, estuaries.

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Purple Moorhen:-Domestic hen. Habitat to large freshwater marshes and red beds around jheels.

Spotbilled Duck:- Domestic duck found in fresh water vegetation covered jheels, reservoirs and tanks.

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Greater Flemingo:- Vulture, Migrant from Iran, Kazakhstan a common regular visitors during winter to Chilika.

Painted Stork:- Vulture, residents throughout the plains of India found in inland lakes, reservoirs, marshes and riverbanks.

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