Good rains lure migratory birds early to suburbs

Birdwatchers and ornithologists have noticed early arrival of migratory birds like Green Shank, Bar tailed Godwit, Curlew Sandpipers and Eurasian Whimbrel at the backwaters in Kelambakkam and Muthukadu along the East Coast Road, sparking hopes for a better migration season this year thanks to the surplus rains received in June, July and August.
Eurasian Whimbrel, Bar tailed Godwit and Curlew Sandpipers are some of the birds seen at Kelambakkam
Eurasian Whimbrel, Bar tailed Godwit and Curlew Sandpipers are some of the birds seen at Kelambakkam

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