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At 7,000, migratory birds on rise in Okhla: Survey

Source: The Times of India, Date: November , 2014

Here's good news for bird watchers. Nearly 7,000 migratory birds have already arrived in Okhla Bird Sanctuary. A survey by the forest department of Gautam Budh Nagar has revealed the figure, which it claims is a "decent" count, indicating that there could be more birds on their way to the sanctuary this winter. "We saw northern pintails, pochards, grey-legged geese and more. By the time, winter sets in, we would be expecting pelicans and bar-headed geese also," a senior forest department official said.

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