Migratory birds visit Kashmir's wetlands
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Harsh winter mars migratory birds' visit to Kashmir wetlands

A suitable climate and the easy availability of food make the Hokersar wetland reserve in Indian-administered Kashmir a favourite destination for nearly a million migratory birds every winter.

This year, however, heavy snowfall and below freezing temperatures have frozen the water in some parts of the reserve, making it difficult for the birds to feed.

Mehvish Hussain reports.

  • 05 Feb 2012