Tag: Migratory Birds in Pakistan

Migratory Birds in Islamabad & Rawalpindi

Migratory birds from Siberia have started flocking into the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, adding to the beauty of areas around waterbodies and wetlands. Unfortunately, extensive construction and the disappearance of lakes and water bodies have forced these visiting birds to seek shelter in the trees lining the polluted Nullah Leh. These feathered guests […]

Fewer Migratory Birds Coming to Pakistan

In October 2016, PM Nawaz Sharif approved creation of an endowment fund for migratory birds including the MacQueen’s bustard – also known as the Asian houbara. The fund will initially be capitalised by the finance division with a Rs 250 million allocation, and will be augmented through additional resources in the future. “The endowment fund […]